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Legal Aid Counsel

Both working as Legal Aid Counsel in the Legal Aid Department, Ivan and Michelle shoulder the important mission of safeguarding the rule of law. Their main duties include approving applications for legal aid, supervising the work of assigned lawyers, providing legal advice for aid recipients, and handling litigation, etc. Both Ivan and Michelle regard their profession as meaningful. Their work gives them the chance to come into contact with people from all walks of life. In the process, they also get to learn to be patient listeners and empathise with others, while keeping their cool and ability to analyse problems in order to provide the most appropriate legal advice in the best interests of the aid recipients. The opportunity to help those in need also gives them a sense of satisfaction and achievement. Organisation chartOfficial recruitment page

Legal Trainee

Crystal, Legal Trainee of Department of Justice, "During my traineeship, I have already taken part in the prosecution of different cases in the Magistrates' Courts on behalf of the Department of Justice." Salvador, Legal Trainee of Department of Justice, "I was once enagegd in a Judicial Review which involved complicated international law issues. It may bring extensive impact on the relevant policies." Please watch the video of Legal Trainee of Department of Justice for more information on job duties and career prospects, etc. Organisation chartOfficial recruitment page

Government Counsel

Government Counsel Alan Chan, “I have always wanted to be a Public Prosecutor to contribute to the rule of law in Hong Kong. Joining the Department of Justice to engage in criminal and prosecution work is the most direct way to fulfil this dream.” Government Counsel Phoebe Kang “After undergoing two years of traineeship in the Department of Justice, upon admission as a solicitor, I started my private practice. Having accumulated some experience in handling insurance-related litigation in the private sector, I decided to return to the Department of Justice.” Please watch the video for more information about the work, interview tips and promotion prospects of the post of Government Counsel. Organisation chartOfficial recruitment page