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Nine-month internship position in Asia
Anderson & Anderson LLP
Full time/part time/internship:
Full time Nine-month internship
Full Job description:
We are a boutique international law firm, long standing and prominent in Asia. We are looking for recent graduates, who have taken and passed their bar exams, or at least have intention of taking the Bar Examination, to work as interns in one of our Asian offices. Internship’s are for a minimum of nine months. We will provide costs of air transportation to and from Asia, and a very modest stipend covering housing costs, and living costs, plus an incentive program. The intern may become an associate after 9 months. Our first interest is our Chengdu Office, our second interest is for interns for our Guangzhou and Beijing Offices, on similar terms and conditions.
1. legal researching on US and foreign law, competence in LexisNexis;
2. contract drafting;
3. revising drafts;
4. due diligence work;
5. establish new corporations, joint ventures;
6. M & A;
7. corporate finance;
9. securities work;
10. case management;
11. briefing, motion drafting;
12. completing discovery requests and responses to discovery;
13.prepare for hearings, trials;
14. investigate and fact-check information;
15. communicate with clients;
16. reviewing case documents, evidence, etc; and
17.client development work.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, negotiation and legal reasoning skills.
Good skills for client development work.
Foreign languages useful but not essential, including Chinese, Mongolian, Korean, Japanese, French, Spanish and Hebrew.
Location (city and country):
How to apply (email, website URL, etc.):
We will expect you to learn about private international law as practiced in China, and to acquaint yourself at least modestly, with the local language.
Is this of interest to you? If so, please provide us the following documents for our reference and consideration:
GPA and Class standing;
two reference letters;
one writing sample; and
documents to prove that you have passed the bar exam (if you have passed).
Ms. Ivy Huang
Anything else you would like to include:
Our intern positions do not involve payment of salary, but only a modest stipend that will cover your housing costs and living expense in Asia. A bonus may be given to you from time to time depending on your performance and contribution. You can earn additional money by client development work.
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