Our internships are open to law students (preference will be given to students in second year onwards) who would like to gain exposure to the Singapore legal system. The stint will provide an insight into what goes on in the daily life of a practising lawyer in Singapore. In addition, internships are also an opportunity for us to assess a candidate for the purposes of offering a training contract or relevant legal training contract in future.

Interns can expect to attend court proceedings, meetings and assist in tasks such as research and the preparation of legal documents.

Applicants may choose from the following areas of practice:  



  • Appeals & Issues
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family, Probate & Trusts
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property / Sports & Gaming
  • International Arbitration and Construction & Projects
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Shipping & International Trade
  • White Collar Crime

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets / Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Competition & Antitrust and Trade
  • Employment & Benefits (Non-contentious)
  • Energy & Resources (Non-contentious)
  • Financial Institutions
  • Funds and Investment Management
  • General Corporate Commercial
  • Integrated Regulatory
  • Real Estate
  • Tax & Private Client
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications

As far as possible, applicants will be assigned to the Practice Group of their choice. 

All internships are 4 weeks in duration and the firm will allocate the internships over the following periods :

  • 6 May to 31 May 2019
  • 1 July to 26 July 2019
  • 5 August to 30 August 2019

Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the full 4-week internship so as to gain a fuller and more rounded experience at R&T. In submitting your application and selecting your preferred period(s) for an internship, you undertake to commit to and participate in the full duration if an internship seat is offered and accepted. In the event of any request to shorten the internship duration after acceptance, R&T reserves the right to withdraw the internship offer.

Each application must be accompanied with the following information and documents:

1. Application Documents comprising: 

  • A cover letter of no more than 1 page, which sets out (i) preferred areas of practice, and (ii) reasons why the candidate believes himself or herself to be a unique proposition to Rajah & Tann Asia.
  • A CV of no more than 3 pages, which sets out (i) contact details, (ii) academic record and achievements, (iii) extra-curricular activities and achievements, and (iv) prior work experience.
  • A copy of law school transcripts where available; and if not, the grades and subjects taken should be typed out and submitted.

2. A recent photograph.

3. Video Presentation (optional)

  • 1 minute video presentation on why you look forward to being our intern this Summer. Not doing so does not prejudice your application.

No other documents or papers are required.

Please submit your Internship application by clicking on the button below:

Internship Application

Applications for internship in a particular year must be made between 1 January and 20 January in that year. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their applications by February 2019.

Note: For applicants seeking attachments in the month of December 2019, please email your application to recruitment@rajahtann.com