Appointment as an LSO

Applications for possible appointment to the Singapore Legal Service as a Legal Service Officer (“an LSO”)

         We invite interested applicants who satisfy the eligibility criteria/requirements and wish to consider a long term career in the Singapore Legal Service as an LSO and to be initially deployed at one of the Legal Service Departments/Divisions/Ministries/Legal Units to complete and submit the application form.

2      The applicants who are interested in a long term career in the Singapore Legal Service are kindly requested to:

           (a) review and ensure that they fully satisfy the eligibility criteria/requirements set out under the
           section "Eligibility for Appointment as an LSO" before submitting an application; and

           (b) complete and submit applications within three weeks (this is in view that any "saved" drafts
           that are not "submitted" within three weeks from the date that the application is "started" in the
           system would, for data protection purposes, be "automatically purged" and a fresh/new
           application would be required).

3       Please kindly note - in connection with data protection - that all applications that are received would, within two weeks from submission by the applicant, be "automatically purged".


Targeted Recruitment for initial deployment at the HTX

4          Applicants with at least five years of relevant legal work handling intellectual property matters and civil litigation/dispute resolution, who are keen on an initial deployment at the Home Team Science & Technology Agency (“HTX”), are kindly requested to also review and ensure that they fully satisfy the criteria set out - under “Requirements” - in the HTX’s write-up before submitting an application to the LSC Secretariat.


5      The next sets of recruitment interviews for the eligible applicants whose shortlisting for an interview is approved would be in the second half of Sep 2021.

6          The eligible applicants who are keen to be considered for possible shortlisting for an interview in the second half of Sep 2021 were required to submit their application by 4 Aug 2021.

7           The subsequent sets of recruitment interviews are - for the present - targeted for Apr 2022.

8           Please note that all eligible applicants are required to provide/include in their application - for the consideration of the relevant Legal Service Shortlisting/Interview Panel - the following (in not more than one page each [in Arial; font size 14] with their name at the bottom left corner):

(a) a Personal Statement; and

(b) a Write-up
on why he/she is applying to the Legal Service for consideration for possible shortlisting for an interview for possible appointment as an LSO and how and what he/she can contribute to the Legal Service and the administration of justice.