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Since HKU SPACE law programmes provide such excellent preparation for a legal career, law firms regularly contact HKU SPACE to fill job vacancies from the ranks of our currently enrolled students.

Enrol on our popular programmes such as the Certificate in Legal Studies and the Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong (CPE) and you'll be automatically notified as soon as we hear about any vacancies. These include openings such as paralegals, legal executives, clerks and secretaries.  You can even receive credit for your legal work by continuing from the Certificate in  Legal Studies to our exclusive PCLL pathway, the Advanced Diploma for Legal Executives (Graduate Level).

If you're a law firm with a job vacancy, please feel free to email us at and contact HKU SPACE Alumni.

Example 1 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students

We are a sizable law firm in Wanchai and is now looking for Clerk in our Conveyancing Department.  We shall be grateful if you will kindly place on your notice board for the information of your students who are interested in the said post.


My firm has an immediate opening of legal secretary and I wish to solicit your help in inviting your part-time students (CPEDiploma programmes) who are keen on pursuing a legal career to apply.  I notice from SPACE's recent advertisements that "law-related employments", including that of legal secretary, will now be accepted for ADLE and PCLL admission purposes, and the opening will hopefully be appealing to some of your students. The appointee(s) will be working closely with members of our property team.  Our firm has a successful conveyancing practice.  The working environment is friendly and supportive, and the working hours will allow them to attend evening classes at HKU SPACE.  Medical benefits will be provided.  The job description of the post is attached.

Example 2 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students

We are a boutique law firm specialising in heavyweight commercial litigation and international arbitration.


We have a paralegal vacancy for your law students, ideally, a third-year part-time law student who aspires to be a solicitor later and wants to gain working experience before graduation. The candidate is expected to support all aspects of work undertaken by the firm and, in the process, can gain very valuable experience. It is a rare opportunity for the candidate to learn from a good mentor with good quality work. We expect a serious candidate to eventually stay with us in his/her legal career path as we value talented candidates very much. We work from Monday to Friday, and if necessary, we can accommodate the time required by the candidate to complete the ongoing study. If any of the candidates have a can-do spirit and is ambitious to do well in life, then you have the qualities we are looking for.


We would appreciate it if you could place this notice on your pool of students seeking a job and ask them to contact us with CVs if they are interested in the position.

Example 3 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students

To cope with the expanding business, we are currently looking for high caliber candidates to join us as Paralegal or Legal Executive. The ideal candidates will ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management by providing legal services. 


Paralegal / Legal Assistant


  1. Provide support on the implementation of transaction
  2. Handle communication with clients
  3. Transaction, process and document management
  4. Business development support and document drafting


  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  2. Experience in legal assistance
  3. Familiarity with law, legal procedures, and protocols
  4. Strong communications skills and great attention to detail

Example 4 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students

Re: Job vacancy - Junior Legal Secretary/Clerk

We would like to post a job vacancy of a junior legal secretary/clerk with details as below:-


  • General Secretarial/Clerical works


  • HKALE or HKDSEE or equivalent
  • 1 to 2 years litigation experience, preferably personal injuries and employees’ compensaton litigation

Example 5 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students

Our firm would like you to recommend any capable students to take up the following FULL-TIME vacancies: -

1) clerks;

2) paralegals;

3) Legal Executives;

4) Legal Secretaries.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

Example 6 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students

Dear Sirs,

Our firm is looking for candidates who are committed to develop a career in law firm.

Legal assistant in Conveyancing/ Probate team

Job requirements:

  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Detailed mind, self-motivated and good communication and interpersonal skill

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide secretarial support to solicitors and supervisor in charge
  • Drafting legal documents and correspondence
  • Preparing legal billing and managing legal filing systems
  • Attending client meetings

Example 7 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students

Our firm would like to invite fresh graduate / staff to join our fast-growing practice. Our vision is to establish a friendly and well diversified yet specialized medium-sized practice with modern management approach

Paralegal / Litigation Department Trainee


  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese (Putonghua is an advantage)
  • Bachelor of Arts, English and Linguistics major is an advantage
  • Presentable, hardworking, good research skills

Example 8 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students

Vacancy : Senior Conveyancing Clerks/ Conveyancing Clerks

We are a solicitors’ firm with branches in the New Territories and invite applicants for the above post (s) and those with the following requirements, education and experience are preferable : -

  • Form 5 or above
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese and proficiency in Mandarin preferable
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing
  • With 5 to 10 years solid experiences in handling full set of conveyancing
  • files (including drafting agreement, assignment and mortgage)
  • experience in coordination or supervision of team members
  • Able to handle files independently and work under pressure

Remuneration depends on qualifications and experience.

Example 9 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students

Dear sirs,

We are a boutique law firm in Sheung Wan and currently looking for people to fill up the following vacancies:-

  1. Legal Secretary
  2. Paralegal/ Legal Executive

Example 10 of Job Vacancies  Offered to HKU SPACE Law Students


Company Name (English) :

 Secretarial Company

Job Title :

Legal Executive / Legal Assistant

No. of Vacancy(ies) :


Job Type :


Employment Term :


Job Location :

HK - Hong Kong Island

Year(s) of Experience :

Not Specified

Job Description :

-Assisting / Supporting Partners / Solicitors for preparing and drafting legal documents
-Perform other ad hoc task as assigned

Qualification Required :

-Degree or Diploma in law / Legal studies or equivalent
-Experience in Litigation and/or Probate , Family, Costing will be advantage
-Good command in both written and spoken English & Chinese (Including Mandarin)
-Good PC knowledge and skills in MS Office applications and Chinese Word Processing
-Mature, self-motivated, hardworking, self-disciplined and able to work under pressure
Immediately available preferred

Salary Range :



The  Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law (Common Professional Examination) is an exempted course under the Non Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance.  It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this courses may lead.


Become a lawyer or legal executive via the Certificate in Legal Studies, Hong Kong's most sought-after part-time law program with over 20,000 successful graduates.

Program advantages including a unique pathways to  PCLL, high exam success rates, a flexible schedule, and a convenient course structure tailored for working professionals. Enroll now!

Provisional Timetable

-->Professional Stream (Main Intake)<--


Start 25 JUL 2024 (THU)
Duration 9-13 months
Fee Professional Stream: HK$40,000 per year
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Enrollment is now open for the Graduate Diploma in English and Hong Kong Law (CPE)—one of the the best pathways to the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL), the only route to qualifying as either a solicitor or barrister in Hong Kong. 

Apply early to improve your chances of being admitted to this very popular programme, offered in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University.

For updates and more details, follow HKU SPACE Law on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
Start 17 SEP 2024 (TUE)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$54,900 course fee, £999 MMU reg. fee and $300 admin. processing fee (2024/25, Year 1)
The Advanced Diploma for Legal Executives (Graduate Level) (AdvDip for LE) is the only law programme that gives credit for work experience, allowing candidates to fast track to becoming a lawyer via the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) programme without any need to study a law degree or similar qualification simply by also accumulating 3 years of law-related employment.

Start 02 SEP 2024 (MON)
Duration 2 years to 5 years
Fee From $10,200 per module


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