Clifford Chance

About this organisation

Who we are

Clifford Chance is a leading global law firm. With offices spread across five different continents, we provide exceptional commercial law solutions to clients all around the world. And it’s not just the scale of our operation that sets us apart: it’s our people too. We’re committed to bringing together extraordinary, diverse talent and fostering a culture of collaboration to achieve the best results. It’s an approach that sees great results; we were recently named No. 1 Law firm in the Chambers Global Top 30, for the third year running.

What we do

Our clients look for expert advice and solutions across many different commercial issues, which we divide into six key practice areas: Corporate; Finance; Capital Markets; Real Estate; Litigation & Dispute Resolution; and Tax, Pensions & Employment.

Here are a few recent examples of our high profile work. In June 2016, we advised on the sale of Americana, the largest restaurant chain in the Middle East. In July 2016, we advised EDF Energies Nouvelle on a major investment in wind energy in China. And in the same month, we also helped Airbus to finalise its joint venture with Safran.

How you can get involved

To secure a Training Contract with Clifford Chance or a place on one of our vacation schemes, you’ll need to gain a university degree at grade 2.1 or above. This certainly doesn’t have to be in Law, in fact, 50% of our trainees are from non-Law backgrounds. But there are ways you can get involved before university too. PRIME is an innovative scheme that gives year 12 and 13 students the chance to spend four days at our Canary Wharf headquarters. We also hold immersive, informative Open Days throughout the year.  

Organisation's locations: 
Over 20 countries worldwide
Employer size: 
Greater than 250 employees

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