(a) be students currently enrolled in full-time Bachelor of Laws degree programme (LLB) offered by local/overseas post-secondary institutions, or equivalent;
(b) have completed the second year of study or above including Land Law courses, or equivalent;
(c) have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
(d) possess good research skills; and
(e) have good knowledge of word processing and general PC applications.
Successful candidates will be appointed to work in the Legal Services Division (LSD) of the Land Registry and be expected to:
(a) assist the LSD in providing legal advice on registrability of instruments under the Land Registration Ordinance (Cap.128) and daily operation of the Land Registry; and
(b) conduct legal research.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service terms for one month between June and August 2023. They are normally required to work 44 hours per week.
Rest days, statutory holidays, general holidays and sickness days will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance (Cap.57).
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview, if any, without being subject to any further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the above enquiry address.
How to apply:
(a) Hong Kong students studying in local post-secondary institutions should apply through the Student Affairs Offices/Career Centres of their respective institutions. The students are advised to note the deadlines set by the respective institutions. Direct applications from local students will not be considered.
(b) Students studying in non-local post-secondary institutions should download application forms from the Civil Services Bureau’s website (https://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/appoint/782.html). Completed application form together with a cover letter (including the reasons for applying for the internship) and resume attaching copies of certificates of their student status, academic qualifications certificates and transcripts should be delivered by post to the enquiry address below on or before the closing date for application. Please state “Application for Summer Intern (LSD)” with return address on the envelope. ease ensure that sufficient postage is paid; otherwise the application will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post and will not be considered. Applications with incomplete information or without the supporting documents required or submitted by fax/email will not be considered.
(c) Interview is not required. Those who have not been informed by 16 June 2023 may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Human Resources Section, the Land Registry, 28/F, High Block, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong