Our structured internship program exposes interns to all practice groups in the firm and gives them the opportunity to work closely with partners and associates on active files.

A typical internship with our firm will involve:


  • Research on legal issues
  • Attending and observing client meetings and conference calls
  • Legal writing including drafting or assisting with the preparation of legal opinions, correspondence, court papers, written submissions, contracts and others
  • Assisting partners or lawyers with writing articles on legal issues or case updates
  • Assisting with trial preparation
  • Attending court with the firm’s litigation team to observe court proceedings
  • On the job training including file management, client relationship management, ethics and related IT skills
  • Attending the firm’s social events


  • Please email your cover letter, CV and relevant transcripts to
  • Indicate which position you are applying for. Associate applicants must indicate which practice group they are interested in.
  • We receive numerous applications on a daily basis. As such, we regret that applications which do not meet the requirements set out in this page will be rejected automatically.
  • We do not entertain general enquiries about whether there is vacancy for a particular position. If you are interested to apply for a particular position, we encourage you to submit a complete application.

CV Requirements

    • Current contact details (mobile phone number and e-mail address)
    • Recent profile photo
    • Education (please attach transcripts)
    • Work experience
    • 2 referees (from supervisors and not peers)

    Personality Test

    Please complete this personality test and include a screenshot of your results. 

    Cover Letter Requirements

    If the vacancy you are applying for does not state specific cover letter requirements, your cover letter must, at a minimum, include the following information:

    • Why do you want to work at Donovan & Ho, and what sort of impact do you hope to make here?
    • What steps have you taken to improve yourself over the past year?
    • Do you agree with the results of the personality test? Why?

    Your cover letter should be between 400 to 700 words.