Take this free virtual opportunity to upskill yourself get a true feel of what it’s like to work at Linklaters.
Discover what it’s like to work at a truly innovative, global, commercial law firm.
In our rapidly changing world, our clients, and our own people, expect us to keep evolving to stay a step ahead. So we're innovative and entrepreneurial, and it's this mindset that has led us to set legal precedents. We seek out ways to do things differently, and we embrace new ideas, tools and technology.
With this mindset, we are proud to share an insight on what it's like to work at Linklaters through the Linklaters Virtual Internship Experience Programme – the first of its kind among law firms in Hong Kong SAR.
In this programme, you will get to sample the cutting-edge work our trainees and lawyers do every day. You will get to build legal skills and better understand what a career at Linklaters in Hong Kong SAR offers.
Our programme is open to everyone, from a law or non-law background. The tasks we have created move through the lifecycle of a deal. We therefore recommend completing each task in order from 1 to 7.
Throughout the programme, you will have an opportunity to self-reflect and compare your work with real model solutions created by the Linklaters team. If you enjoy the programme, we hope you will go on to explore the opportunities we offer including our Summer Vacation Scheme and Training Contracts.
Great change is here, and we can help you to make sure you’re ready.
Earn a Certificate
When you complete the Virtual Internship Experience Programme, you’ll earn a personalised completion certificate to share with prospective employers and your professional network.
Learn direct from Linklaters
This Virtual Internship Experience Programme has been created by leaders at Linklaters. You’ll receive instructions from the Linklaters team and compare your work with real model solutions from Linklaters.
Gain real work experience
Throughout the Virtual Internship Experience Programme, you’ll develop deep insights into what it is actually like to work at Linklaters.
Do it in your own time
Fit the Virtual Internship Experience Programme in with your busy schedule. Learn at your own pace and reach your personal goals.
Make your CV and LinkedIn stand out
You’ll be able to include this experience on your CV and Linkedin profile. Through this experience, you'll demonstrate that you’re ambitious, hardworking and have developed valuable practical skills.
Set yourself up for success
No more applying for jobs without knowing what the role involves. Build the confidence and practical skills that employers are looking for.
Help our team pitch to a potential client as it looks to engage a legal adviser for a complex fintech acquisition. Aim to spend approx. 1.5 hours on this task.
Help brief the wider Linklaters team on the transaction and the due diligence process. Aim to spend approx. 45 minutes on this task.
Communicating with colleagues
Analyse the suitability of various dispute resolution regimes and communicate your findings to your team for the purposes of drafting a dispute resolution clause in a sale and purchase agreement. Aim to spend approx. 1 hour on this task.
Using artificial intelligence in law
Leverage AI to help expedite (and improve the quality of) our legal advice during the due diligence process. Aim to spend approx. 45 minutes on this task.
Prepare a summary of relevant competition law issues in relation to the transaction. Aim to spend approx. 1.5 hours on this task.
Resource and business management
Liaise with our client to update them on the fee progress of the matter. Aim to spend approx. 30 minutes on this task.
Communicating with clients
Prepare advice for the client in relation to the post-completion steps. Aim to spend approx. 1 hour on this task.
This programme is self-paced. It takes approximately 6 to 7 hours to complete this Virtual Internship Experience Programme.
Great change is here. Get ready.
New markets, new technology, new demands. The world is changing at a dramatic pace, presenting businesses with complex challenges. At Linklaters, we offer the market-leading expertise they need to succeed. We are business partners as well as legal advisors. Guided by experts from the world of law and beyond, we are our clients' guide to global trends, and their commercial implications.
To apply for this experience and to find out more, please click on the apply button.