Become Part of Our Global Platform

A career at Latham & Watkins gives you the opportunity to do the best work of your life. Recognized for our market-leading practices, you’ll learn from and work with experts across all our offices around the world. You’re encouraged to take on pro bono matters of interest to you. The firm gives billable hour credit for pro bono work, and doesn’t cap the number of pro bono hours that can be applied toward the billable hour target.

Latham provides the perfect balance of entrepreneurial spirit and career development support. We pride ourselves on being an innovative and future-thinking firm that invests in the long-term. The firm offers world-class training and mentorship, including signature multi-day academies marking key transition points in your career. Our Associates Committee — boasting equal numbers of associates and partners — manages associate reviews, bonuses, and promotion to partnership and counsel, which creates a remarkably transparent environment.

In the Greater China region, we practice across Beijing and Hong Kong offices and three major departments, while collaborating globally across continents.

A career at Latham is an investment in your development and your future — and it all begins with you.

Our Programs


China Summer Internship Program

Our two-month summer internship program in the Beijing office recruits penultimate year law students from recognized universities in China.

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Hong Kong Summer Vacation Scheme & Training Contract

Explore opportunities though our Vacation Schemes and Training Contract in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong Summer Program for US Law Students

Our summer program gives you a sense of a junior associate’s life at Latham. You'll meaningfully contribute to our work through our Unassigned Program, which allows you to explore various practice groups and participate in pro bono matters.

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Job Simulations

Complete one of our Job Simulations, hosted on Forage, to better prepare for your application and interview. As a participant, you will complete simulated legal tasks created by our lawyers at Latham — allowing you to build practical legal skills and learn about life at Latham and the work we do.

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For all inquiries relating to our programs in Greater China:

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