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

Summer Vacation 2016:
31 January 2016


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 2017:
Ongoing, until vacancies filled

Trainee Solicitor 2018:
Ongoing, until vacancies filled

Successful applicants will proceed through:

  • Formal Interview
  • Language tests (Putonghua and Simplified Chinese; English)

To apply for a 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