Law Society Careers

Law Society Careers

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The Law Society of Singapore occasionally has job vacancies which we will post here and suitable candidates are welcome to apply. Read more about the Law Society here.

Available Opportunities

Head, Legal Policy and Research Department

Full-Time

Requirements


Head, Legal Policy and Research Department

We are looking for a candidate to develop the infrastructure, resources, processes and culture for legal research. The candidate will be responsible for developing and promoting legal initiatives to assist and support the legal profession including but not limited to assisting in research, review, revision and drafting of legislation, rules and Council’s practice directions concerning practice-related issues. The specific duties include:
  • Position the Law Society as a thought leader on professional and practice issues through publishing reports, articles, papers and proposals
  • Provide thought leadership on relevant legal and interdisciplinary developments in other jurisdictions 
  • Study and publish trends affecting the future of the legal profession 
  • Adopt data-driven approaches towards monitoring trends affecting the legal profession in Singapore and elsewhere 
  • Collaborate with foreign bar associations and educational institutions on knowledge initiatives that will benefit the Law Society’s members 
  • Working with other departments in a collaborative and consultative approach to achieve targets 
  • Produce regular publications to highlight the Law Society’s initiatives and significant legal developments in Singapore and elsewhere 
  • Identify, and encourage the adoption of, best practices in risk management and professional ethics by the legal profession 
  • Curate, draft and/or edit professional or practice management content in the Law Society’s publications 
  • Develop training materials and resource guides for members in the areas of risk management, professional ethics and professional skills

Requirements
  • A recognised bachelor’s law degree from a reputable university
  • At least 7 years of post-qualification experience, preferably in a Singapore law practice
  • Strong legal analytical skills with the ability to assimilate and evaluate new and complex information
  • Able to balance theoretical concepts with practical implementation
  • Interest to learn and develop new skills, knowledge and capabilities
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong language ability with demonstrated proficiency in writing and verbal communication skills and the ability to present information and arguments clearly and persuasively
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently, whilst maintaining a high quality of work and attention to detail within tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and good team player with good administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong people management skills, with high EQ
  • Highly ethical, discreet and able to maintain confidentiality

To apply, please email your detailed resume, including your qualifications and expected salary to [email protected].

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Executive Officer, Publications Department

Full-Time

Requirements

Executive Officer, Publications

We are looking for a suitable candidate for the following duties:
  • Formatting and dissemination of regular edms and other e-newsletters using Mailchimp
  • Updating the corporate website using Wordpress
  • Putting up advertisements on the Law Society’s online jobs portal
  • Carrying out routine administrative work such as liaising with law firms on online applications, following up on payments, record keeping, compiling reports, managing data metrics and analytics
  • Marketing of directory advertising to potential advertisers and formatting advertisements in the directory using Wordpress
  • Independently run occasional projects
  • Any other duties as assigned
Requirements:
  • A relevant diploma in business / digital marketing / information technology
  • Fresh diploma holders will be considered
  • Familiarity with Wordpress and Mailchimp is an asset. Those without knowledge of Wordpress and Mailchimp will be considered if they show willingness to pick up such a skillset.
  • Meticulous, detail-oriented when following up on work tasks
  • Organised and clear-headed thinking
  • Fast learner, and not afraid of doing “tech” related duties eg Wordpress problem solving
  • Team player with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good working attitude and willingness to learn are paramount
  • Must be prepared to do at least 50% routine administrative tasks

Working Hours (please take special note of the working hours below)
  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 5.45pm; and
  • Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 1.30pm (ie 2 days of the week are half days)

To apply, please email your detailed resume, including your qualifications, current salary and contact particulars of 2 employment references to [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Internship Programme

Internship

Requirements

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

We are looking for interns who will be tasked with assisting various departments in the daily operations. Besides administrative duties, interns will also have the opportunity to gain more insights into how the Law Society serves its members as well as the wider community. Through the programme, you will be part of a team that is committed to both your growth and development in the corporate world. Whether your interest is in Law, Finance, Information Technology or Events Management, you will be assigned a team leader who will guide you to kick start your future career.

These are the departments in the Law Society:

  • CEO Office
  • Compliance
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Cyber Security and Data Protection
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Productivity & Innovation
  • Legal Policy & Research
  • Membership & External Relations
  • Publications
  • Regulatory
  • Representation

Interns should also meet the following requirements:

  • Currently studying in a reputable university, polytechnic and other institutes of higher learning.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good team player and able to work effectively under minimum supervision
  • Able to commit for at least 3- 6 months full-time / part-time internship


To apply, please email your detailed resume, including your qualifications, to [email protected].

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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