From a shifting geopolitical landscape to the exponential growth in FinTech, this is a time of unprecedented change. At Linklaters, we're ready. Our people go further to support our clients, with market‑leading legal insight and innovation. And we go further for each other, too. We're people you want to work with, generous with our time and ready to help. So no matter what the future holds, with us you'll be one step ahead. Great change is here, and we make sure you're ready.
We believe what makes us stand out as an employer, is the attention we give to training and support. We offer the fully rounded programme you need to rapidly develop your understanding of commercial law and build your skills. Providing the foundation you need to become a successful lawyer. This dedication is paying dividends, as our trainees choose to stay with us year after year.
Summer Vacation Scheme
We start hiring from the 1st of September for our 2022 Hong Kong Summer Vacation Scheme.
After you've submitted your application form, we'll also ask you to take a test so that you can show off your critical and logical thinking. We recommend checking out the practice version on the Pearson website here.
Selection is mutual. It allows us to find out more about you. But it's also an opportunity for you to decide whether we're right for you. So ask questions, allow time to think and do your research.
Our interview day covers the following:
Our graduate recruiters will be looking for examples from you to demonstrate you have the qualities in our mindset framework. You can use work, your hobbies and interests or your studies - it's up to you.
You'll be interviewed by two managing associates. It will be competency based followed by a few more questions about you.
Because business matters to our clients, it matters to us. So we'll expect you to be interested in the commercial world and the issues that affect both our clients and our firm. Before you come to interview, we recommend you pick one or two key business or legal news stories that interest you. Then we'd like you to follow them for at least a couple of weeks, so you're ready to discuss them with us. Some good places to start include BBC News Business, Business Week or The Economist and broadsheet newspapers. There are also a range of commercial awareness books available.
We pay trainees a monthly salary of HK$50,000 in the first year, rising to HK$52,000 in the second year, as well as offering a range benefits and other perks including: