Interns will be involved in a variety of work, including providing support with commercial, investment treaty, and State-to-State arbitrations, carrying out research and assisting with written submissions and oral hearings.

Three Crowns offers internships across a number of our offices. The programs on offer in each office will vary, but the quality of the work experience available to successful applicants will be unparalleled, providing invaluable experience, as well as future employment prospects, to ambitious and talented junior lawyers and graduates. Please see below for key dates.

  • For London, applications for internships commencing January 2025 are open until 30 June.  Please see details of how to apply in the applications section below.
  • For Paris, applications for internships are closed.
  • For Washington DC, applications for International Associate positions are closed.  The next opportunity to apply will be in Fall 2024 for positions commencing Fall 2025.

Interns – Internships in the London office will last for six months commencing 7 January to 27 June 2025. Successful applicants will typically be junior qualified lawyers or recent LLM graduates who are looking to develop their skills in the field of international arbitration.   The program is highly competitive and preference will be given to those individuals who have either acquired some level of experience in international arbitration or can clearly demonstrate a passion for, and determination to work in, this field.  Language skills are desirable.

Interns – The Three Crowns Paris office offers internship opportunities to exceptional junior qualified lawyers or recent LLM graduates on fixed term contracts of six months.  As with the London program, successful candidates are likely to have demonstrated their passion for international arbitration through their work experience and academic achievements.

Stagiaires – Additionally, the Paris office welcomes applications from talented law students requiring internships – stages – as part of their university, business school, or bar placement.  Our stagiaires will be offered high-quality work experience and will be integral to the team.  They will work closely with both associates and partners and be provided with the opportunities and encouragement needed to develop their skills in the area of international arbitration.

International Associate Program — The Washington, DC office also invites applications from current LLM students or recent graduates of US law schools who have qualified to practice in a jurisdiction outside of the US.  Opportunities are available to exceptionally talented international lawyers to gain high-quality international arbitration work experience for up to 12 months immediately following their LLM studies.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the US immediately following completion of their studies.

If you wish to apply for the Three Crowns Internship Program, please apply here and include the following with your application:

  • Cover letter stating your reasons for applying,
  • A writing sample (in English) of no more than 1,500 words. If possible, your writing sample should be on a legal topic and demonstrate your analytical thinking. This should be your own work and not co-authored or peer-reviewed.
  • University transcripts.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Details relating to your nationality and visa requirements, if appropriate.

Any of the above documents that are not in English should be accompanied by a certified translation into English.

To ensure that the firm manages personal data centrally, we ask that you direct all applications here.