Complex cross-border deals. A market-leading disputes division. International secondments. Four seat rotations. If you’re ready to be a part of it all, we’re ready to hear from you.
KEY DATES AND DEADLINES
Take a look at the key application dates and deadlines by opportunity.
Applications for the 2020 Summer Vacation Scheme are now closed. Applications for the 2021 Summer Vacation Scheme will open from 1 November 2020 to 1 January 2021.
Applications for the 2021 Winter Vacation Scheme is open from 1 March 2020 to 1 May 2020.
We have filled all the Training Contract positions for 2020 and 2021.
Applications for the 2022 Training Contract will open in August 2020.
FIRST YEAR WORKSHOP
Applications for our 2020 workshop will open from 22 October to 22 November 2020.
Please note that this workshop is only available to those studying in the first year of an undergraduate degree.
PRC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
Recruitment for 2021 PRC Scholarship will open from 1 February 2020 to 31 March 2020.
Please note that this scholarship is only available to native Mandarin speaking law students who are in their penultimate/final year studies.
How to apply
Tell us about your academic credentials, language skills, the skills you’ve gained from extra-curricular activities and work experience, and why you have the motivation and potential to become a great Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer.
Demonstrate your problem-solving and verbal reasoning skills, as well as your approach to scenarios relevant to the work at Herbert Smith Freehills.
Don’t underestimate the importance of this stage: it’s a strong indicator of good future performance as a Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer. You can find a practice test on our website to help you prepare.
Interview and translation test
Our selection process is straightforward. It simply involves two parts:
Demonstrate your language ability by completing a 1-hour translation test which is composed of two parts: Chinese to English and English to Chinese translations.
A COMPETENCY INTERVIEW
Discuss your motivation for a career in law at Herbert Smith Freehills and show you have the key skills to become part of our team.
For further details, please contact Helen Lo in the Hong Kong recruitment team