Asia market spotlight

Asia spotlight

Exploring trainee secondments and career moves into the dynamic Asian market

NEW: Becoming a Lawyer in a Next
 Law Firm in the PRC,
with Han Kun



How do you qualify as a lawyer
in Hong Kong?

We interviewed Aruna Verma, Associate 
Professor at The University of Law’s
Hong Kong campus. She shared her expert
view on how you can join this dynamic scene.


Building a legal career in Asia

Julie Gao, head of Skadden's China practice,
shares her experience of building a successful
career in the Asia market.


Becoming a lawyer in Hong Kong,
with Akin Gump

Five Akin Gump lawyers share their
thoughts on what practising law in
Hong Kong is like and why the region
is great for weekend escapades.


Becoming a lawyer in Singapore,
with Latham & Watkins

Lawyers from Latham & Watkins
tell us what makes the city such
an attractive destination
to set up a career. 


The Hong Kong training contract,
with Gibson Dunn

“From the sparkling lights of Shanghai to small
farming villages in rural India,” the trainees
and junior lawyers work on all sorts at Gibson
Dunn’s Hong Kong office.

Hong Kong

Covid-19 and
the Asia market

How has the pandemic impacted the Asian
legal market? And are there still opportunities
for those looking to jump East? The experts at
Jowers Vargas and partners at law firms in the
region have the answers.


Becoming an international trade lawyer
in the Chinese market,
with Akin Gump

In an ever-shifting geopolitical landscape
between east and west, Akin Gump's
international trade lawyers navigate
the legal waters.


Trends in the Asia market, with the
Chambers Asia editor

"The economies of the countries in the region are
changing and growing rapidly, and this leads
to the legal markets, and often the law itself,
evolving at a swift pace."


Doing trainee secondments
in Beijing and Shanghai


Doing trainee secondments in Tokyo


Search the leading law firms in the
Asia-Pacific region

Chambers Asia-Pacific is the world's most
detailed guide to law firms in the region. It
covers every significant practice area across
37 countries.


How to qualify into the Hong Kong market, with University of Law, Hong Kong campus>>


All firms offering overseas seats: check the locations >>

The RPC Hong Kong training contract

Getting ready for a global career 


Clifford Chance’s Global Virtual Internships

Clifford Chance is leading the way with a suite of
new virtual internships that aim to broaden
access to the profession with a global purview.
With their positive news for social mobility, they
could become the future of early talent recruitment.

NRF - globe in hand

Globalisation and the law

Through the lens of multinational firm Norton
Rose Fulbright we learn how to cut it as a lawyer
in the globalised economy.


The post-carbon global economy

undefinedThe role of lawyers in shifting the global economy
to one that functions and thrives without fossil fuels.
We interviewed the experts at Norton Rose Fulbright
in this two part series...