Ashurst Australian Internships for Chinese Lawyers

29 May 2012

Sydney Law School has partnered with Ashurst, Australia's new global law firm, to provide its students with opportunities to gain exciting and challenging transnational and international experience as an intern working in Ashurst's China practice.

On 1 March 2012, Ashurst and Blake Dawson combined their practices in Asia and Blake Dawson changed its name to Ashurst Australia, adopting the Ashurst brand and forming a powerful global legal presence with over 1,700 lawyers across 24 offices around the world. They have Australian offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and Brisbane and in the Asia region have offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore, Jakarta and Port Moresby. To support their growth strategy in the region, Ashurst is offering an exciting Sydney-based internship position in its China practice group. To be eligible to apply candidates must satisfy all of the recruitment criteria below:

  1. be in the penultimate or final year of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (JD)Degree, or be currently completing a Masters Degree at The Sydney Law School
  2. have a tertiary degree from a People's Republic of China University
  3. be fluent in Mandarin (Business level preferred)
  4. be available to work a minimum of one day per week in the firm's dynamic China Practice in Sydney.

The successful interns will be eligible for employment as a graduate following completion of their legal studies, and these opportunities can be further explored at interview.

If you are interested in applying for these roles please send your cover letter, resume and academic transcript as soon as possible to Emma Stevens at or telephone 9258 6574.

Contact: Greg Sherington

Phone: +61 2 9351 0202

Email: 7f5d361e473c5d533b1e1c5515585a341b3b050152364533064c740719