Trainee Form


Please complete the following personal information. *


Date of birth




Work Visa required? *


Term time and home address.

Please indicate the dates that you can normally be contacted at each address.


Are you intending to take the PCLL?


PCLL intended start date


Training contract start date.


If you have previously taken part in work experience at Reed Smith Richards Butler, please provide the name of each supervisor and the period of your placement.

If you have not had work experience at Reed Smith Richards Butler, skip this question.

Supervisor's nameDates of placement

Please indicate the languages you are familiar with and your level of written and spoken fluency on a scale of 1-5: (1=basic, 5=fluent).

1 (basic)2345 (fluent)
English Written
English Spoken
Cantonese Written
Cantonese Spoken
Mandarin Written
Mandarin Spoken

Secondary Education

SchoolDate fromDate toLevel achieved


Please provide results of examinations (All DSE, GCSE, O Level, A Level, HKCEE, HKALE, or equivalent) (please specify the details):



Please list other post graduate qualifications:

University/collegeFrom (MM/YYYY)To (MM/YYYY)

Please provide name of degree course and class of degree awarded/predicted in details:


Please provide all subjects and results (if known).

All first year subjectsResultsAll second year subjectsResults

Please provide all subjects and results (if known).

All third year subjectsResultsAll fourth year subjectsResults

Please provide all subjects and results (if known).

All fifth year subjectsResults

Please give details of any scholarships, academic prizes and/or awards:


Work Experience

Please include details of both paid and voluntary work, including vacation or temporary jobs (most recent first):

CompanyDatesJob titleDepartment

Open Questions

What attracts you to a career in Law? What do you think are the most important qualities for a young lawyer to have?


Name (with reasons) one area of the Hong Kong legal system in which you want to see improvements, and set out your implementation proposal with an analysis on its practicalities and the wider social and economic consequences. (maximum 300 words)


If a society adopts a majority rule form of democracy, is that in itself enough to make that society a just one? Please explain your answer.


If you and your competitor together appear before a potential customer to pitch for a business opportunity, and after both of you have presented your respective proposals, the potential customer becomes rude to and raises his voice at both you and your competitor, how would you handle the situation?


Do you think you are clever? Please explain your answer.


Please provide your questions/comments to us.


Academic Referee


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