Training Contracts

As our vacation scheme is our primary means of selecting candidates for a career at Simmons & Simmons, if you would like to join us as a trainee solicitor, you must first apply for one of our vacation schemes.

Our training programme is constantly evolving to build the skills you will need to be successful in the fast moving world of international business. We provide experience in a range of areas of law and a balanced approach to gaining the knowledge, expertise and abilities you will need to qualify in the practice area of your choice.

During your two year training programme, you will spend six month seats in four different practice areas. In Hong Kong, our practice includes: Corporate & Commercial (which includes Projects, ICT & Corporate), Dispute Resolution (which includes Commercial Litigation & Intellectual Property), Employment and Financial Markets. We also focus on our key sectors: Asset Management & Investment Funds, Financial Institutions, Life Sciences and TMT. We believe that secondments are an invaluable part of your development and as such, you will be eligible to apply for a secondment to one of our international offices or to one of our clients as part of your training.