Singapore trainees

Singapore trainees

To apply for a Relevant Legal Training (RLT)/Training Contract (TC) in our Singapore office you will need to have achieved, or be on course to achieve, a 2:1 degree or higher*, have relevant intern experience and a real desire to undertake the work Kennedys Legal Solutions specialises in; Commercial Litigation, Aviation, Marine, Motor, Insurance, Corporate and Real Estate.  Mandarin skills (writing, reading and speaking) is advantageous but not essential.

The application process opens in September each year and involves written assessments and an interview with two partners. We encourage candidates to apply for RLTs and TCs commencing in August 2020, August 2021 and 2022.

Trainees will be given the opportunity to be involved at an early stage in assisting with file management, complex research, drafting of pleadings, affidavits and submissions.  You will learn directly from partners and senior lawyers, shadowing them at Court and at client meetings and will be given exposure to our global practice to give you a varied and high quality workload. 

All trainees are assigned a mentor to help guide and support them through their  RLT/ TC.  We also have a partner dedicated to overseeing your RLT/TC. 

In May 2015 local law firm Legal Solutions LLC, and international law firm Kennedys, entered into a JLV to create Kennedys Legal Solutions Pte Ltd.  Kennedys Legal Solutions is one of the few international law firms in Singapore operating under a joint law venture.  All RLTs and TCs are offered via, and supervised by, Partners of Legal Solutions LLC.

*Any degree obtained from an overseas university must be in line with Ministry of Law’s regulations on approved universities.

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