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How to apply

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Here's how to apply for our internship, training contract, US JD or PRC legal consultant position.

Candidates wanting a place on our internships or to apply for a training contract:

The recruitment process for the internship scheme is exactly the same as the process for a training contract. You therefore don't need to apply for a training contract if you have applied for an internship.

We will run two, four-week internship schemes every year in the summer and one, four-week internship scheme in winter.

You are required to upload your CV, university transcripts and submit to us 850 words together with your application that give us a good idea of who you are.

If you are interested in our internship programme and training contract, please visit the "Application process" page for more details.

US JDs wanting to join our 12-week programme:

Send us your CV and a covering letter to

Candidates wanting to join us as legal consultants:

To apply for this position, please read our Application Guide. Email your Application Form with the materials required to

If you are interested in any of our graduate roles in our China offices, please find out more on "What we look for" and the "Application process" in the main menu.

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