Associate in Training Program in Asia

Job Title: Associate in Training Program in Asia

Company Name: Anderson & Anderson LLP

Full-time/Part-time: Full-time Associate in Training Program


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 trainees in one of our Asian offices. Associate in Training Program is 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 trainees may be placed in either our Guangzhou or Shanghai office, depending on availability.



  • legal researching on US and foreign law, competence in LexisNexis;
  • contract drafting;
  • revising drafts;
  • due diligence work;
  • establish new corporations, joint ventures;
  • M & A;
  • corporate finance;
  • banking;
  • securities work;
  • case management;
  • briefing, motion drafting;
  • completing discovery requests and responses to discovery;
  • prepare for hearings, trials;
  • investigate and fact-check information;
  • communicate with clients;
  • reviewing case documents, evidence, etc; and
  • 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):  Guangzhou, China; and Shanghai, China


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:

  • resume;
  • 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).


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Anything else you would like to include:

Our trainee 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.