Herbert Smith Freehills is the first Australian law firm to register active commitment as a global employer to the New Colombo Plan initiative.

Supporting New Colombo Plan Scholars

The New Colombo Plan is a flagship Australian Government initiative providing new opportunities for Australian undergraduate students to study and undertake internships and mentorships in the Indo-Pacific and aims to lift knowledge of the region in Australia, build leadership skills, and foster people-to-people and institutional relationships.

The New Colombo Plan comprises of a scholarships program for study of up to one year and internships or mentorships, and a flexible mobility grants program for short and longer term study, internships, mentorships, practicums and research.

We are interested in discussing opportunities with successful NCP scholars. Further information is available at www.dfat.gov.au/new-colombo-plan. 






We invite law students who have been awarded the New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarship to our New Colombo Plan Internship program.

In light of the global travel restrictions, internships in our Asian offices will be suspended in 2022.

More information on our 2023 internship opportunities will be available in late 2022.


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