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Herbert Smith Freehills

Bring Law to Life

The Opportunity 

We're offering a paid, two-week placement in the Pro Bono and Citizenship team in London with a third week in our offices in Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore or Tokyo. 

Whether you're pursuing a career in law or not, we're interested in your ideas.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications 

Applicants must either be based in the UK or Ireland. 



Location Description 

Located in the heart of the City of London, our Exchange Square offices give us easy access not only to our clients but also to many of the social and cultural attractions of one of the world's most exciting cities.

You will also spend one week in our offices in Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore or Tokyo.

About Us

With over 5,000 staff worldwide, Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the largest, fully-integrated law firms in the world and is the leading firm in Asia Pacific. 

We advise many of the largest and most ambitious organisations across all major regions of the world. Our reputation for providing outstanding legal expertise is thoroughly deserved: we are globally pre-eminent in all forms of dispute resolution and an international leader in corporate and finance. We are one of the world's top-ranked energy and resources firms. We offer our clients a top-tier capability across a single global platform with a distinctive focus on industry sectors and an un-paralleled depth of expertise.

Join us, and you will work with inspiring people, many of whom are leaders in their fields. You will be faced with demanding and intellectually stimulating work that will require more than just technical ability. You will need to have a sense of the bigger picture, the ability to cut to the heart of the matter and a gift for developing exceptional working relationships. With more than 27 offices across the globe in fast-growing markets like China, Indonesia and Russia and established centres like the UK, Europe, the US and Australia, we can offer you the international opportunities that only a leading global practice can provide.

Pro Bono and Citizenship allows people at HSF to use their legal and non-legal talents to support causes and clients free of charge. This work is inspired by our professional responsibility, desire for social impact, sense of justice and desire to be a responsible business. Clients can be anyone from international charities to emerging social enterprises or individuals in need. 

Our dedicated Pro Bono and Citizenship team identify and realise opportunities where our talented people can make a lasting difference to different causes around the world.

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