2020 Summer Internship Program

 

H & H Lawyers are offering internship opportunities to law students as well as graduate and post-graduate students who are interested in getting first-hand experience in a boutique law firm.

 

You will work alongside our partners and associates on tasks and projects for our clients, giving you a chance to gain a real insight into the depth and breadth of our different practice areas. In addition, you will also be given an opportunity to meet other interns, paralegals, graduates, partners and associates.

 

Our Internship Program is designed to provide law students with training and hands-on experience in the legal profession. Interns are expected to engage in work similar to that performed by a law graduate of the firm, such as drafting, documents, research, preparing briefs and conducting due diligence.

 

We are looking for bright and personable people who are willing and committed to working in a cooperative environment. In our selection process, we will be paying close attention to academic achievement, personal experiences, and enthusiasm.

 

We are opening 2 positions for penultimate and final year law students. The program will commence on 13 January 2020 and will continue for 4 weeks, ending on 7 February 2020.

 

KEY DATES:

Applications Open: 25 November 2019

Applications Close: 6 December 2019

Offer Made: 13 December 2019

 


 

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Our eligibility criteria for our Summer Internship, are as follows :

  • You must currently be a law student or a recent law graduate studying at an Australian university.
  • You must commit to a minimum of four weeks of internship. However if for any reason you require any adjustments in order to be able to participate, please let us know in your cover letter.

– You should be a self-motivated individual with outstanding achievements in academic and extra-curricular activities. You should also be a team player with excellent organisation and communication skills.

 

CONTRACT TYPE

Unpaid internship

START YEAR

2020

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We aim to have a diverse, innovative culture where high performance, client focus and highly engaged people are our differentiator and where we celebrate the uniqueness of our people. Our firm is made up of people with a range of experiences and different Asian backgrounds. We strive to ensure that our inclusive environment means our people feel valued and able to perform at their best by being their authentic selves at work. We know that our future success not only depends on being innovative and progressive in the changing legal market but, most importantly, on our people feeling engaged.

 


Selection Process

1. Online Application
You will need:

  • A brief cover letter outlining your interests and suitability for a position at the firm
  • A current CV outlining work experience, extracurricular activities, academic and non-academic achievements; and
  • A recent copy of your academic transcript.

 

2. 1st Round Interviews

The first round of the application process consist of an informal interview, designed for us to get to know you as a person, your achievements, your interests and what made you apply for H & H Lawyers.

 

3. Written Exercise

Should you pass our first round of interviews, you will be provided with a problem question which may focus on any of our practice areas. There are no right or wrong answers to these questions; your responses simply provide insight into assessing your critical analysis skills and understanding what you would do in that situation.

 

4. 2nd Round Interviews

This is a formal interview process and provides you a chance in showing us your professional side. Please be yourself and try to let us see you at your best. We want to know why you think H & H Lawyers is for you.

 

5. Written offer

A written offer will be made to 2 applicants on 13 December 2019.

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