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Graduate roles

Every year, we look for bright graduates to join us as Hong Kong trainees, US JDs and legal consultants. Explore the Graduate roles we offer to find the option best suited to you.

Freshfields graduate at work

Hong Kong trainee

We offer two-years training contract to penultimate-year law students who are on track for a 2:1 degree or equivalent and are fluent in written and spoken Mandarin and English.

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Our London-Asia training contract

We are looking for native speakers of Mandarin, Korean or other Asian language to join us on our new London-Asia training contract.

Freshfields graduates at work

Legal Consultant

We offer one to three year contracts to our legal consultants, subjected to the office you apply to.


Every summer, we run a 12-week programme to give second-year JD candidates the opportunity to experience life within an international law firm.