Hong Kong Recruiting - Internships and Traineeships


We offer internship opportunities, and a number of our trainees have come to us through our internship scheme. We offer internships throughout the year, predominately during the summer and Christmas vacation. Our interns are given the opportunity to:

  • attend meetings
  • draft documents
  • make presentation
  • conduct legal and case research
  • participate in social events that the firm organizes

To apply for an internship, please send your cover letter, CV, and academic transcript(s) to

Winter Internship 2019 : application closed. All position filled.
Summer Internship 2019: application closed. All position filled.


Paul Hastings welcomes law students to explore opportunities at our firm. We seek motivated and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds who possess excellent academic records. We also invite those who have achieved success in other disciplines or careers to interview with the firm.

We are committed to the professional development and advancement of our trainee solicitors. Our trainee solicitor program offers challenging assignments, training, mentoring, and networking programs designed to help you launch your legal career.

Trainee Solicitor 2019/2020:
Application closed. All position filled.

(You can still send in your application and we will contact you if we consider to hire more people.)

Trainee Solicitor 2021:
Please send in your application for our internship as we only hire through our internship programme.

Successful applicants will proceed through:

  • Formal Interviews
  • Assessment tests (translation, case study, presentation etc.)

To apply for a 2019/2020 traineeship, please send your cover letter, CV, and academic transcript(s) to

Who are we looking for?

  • Academic Excellence (at least a 2:1 or equivalent in law)
  • Critical Thinking
  • Crucial Communication Skills
  • Achievement Drive
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Strong Common Sense and Business Acumen
  • Ability to Work Effectively as a Team Member