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Everyone at Clifford Chance plays a part in helping the firm deliver consistently outstanding service. We work together in the truest sense – through trust, mutual support, openness, informality and respect for one another.

By joining our team, you will feel the full benefit of the Clifford Chance environment, joining a professional supportive team that values your talents. But don’t just take our word for it...

Latifah Sat

Trainee Solicitor, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong

While I studied law at Oxford University, I knew that I wanted to try something outside of law before applying for training contracts. I was fortunate to secure a role at a think tank in Hong Kong where I focused on land and housing policy research. 

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Max Beavis

Law Graduate, Corporate, Sydney

Our firm’s culture is tangible from the interview stage – unlike other firms you are given the opportunity to meet lawyers of all levels, this is refreshing as it gives you insight into the different personalities and backgrounds we have here and allowed me to decide whether this was the right firm for me. 

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Anita Goh

Trainee Associate, Corporate, Singapore

After studying law at Singapore Management University and having always lived in Singapore, I was seeking some international exposure.

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Sae Kawakami

Qualified Lawyer , Global Financial Markets, Tokyo

While working in the Tokyo office as a vacation scheme student, I was impressed by the intelligence of the lawyers and their ability to find solutions to complex legal and commercial issues. 

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Daniel Ng

Trainee Lawyer, Global Financial Markets, Singapore

I remember being daunted by the firm’s application form (it was slightly long!). When I did start the process I really enjoyed it because I was able to show different facets of who I am. 

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Samantha Wong

Associate, Global Financial Markets, Sydney

I learnt about the firm’s secondment opportunities at the UNSW careers fair and I knew this was something I really wanted to experience myself.

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Ryan Siu

Legal Assistant, Corporate, Hong Kong

After completing my LLB and PCLL, I was not quite sure what kind of lawyer I wanted to be, so I chose a firm that would allow me to explore and have a varied experience. 

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Sherry Shan

Associate, Global Financial Markets, Shanghai

I was studying at Fudan University (Bachelor and Master of Law) when I met representatives from Clifford Chance on campus. The Managing Partner of the firm gave a talk which sparked my interest and I knew the firm could offer me a great career, so I submitted my CV.

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Isabelle Cameron

Associate, Corporate, Sydney

During the Graduate Programme, I worked in the Antitrust and Competition, Corporate and Litigation and Dispute Resolution practices in the Sydney office and the Asset Finance team (which is part of the Global Financial Markets practice) on secondment to the Hong Kong office. 

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Natasha Kim

Associate, Corporate, Singapore

Looking back on my training contract journey, I’m grateful for the opportunity to have experienced life as a junior lawyer in four different practice areas. 

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Cecilia Chan

Associate, Corporate, Sydney

During my training I rotated through the Corporate practice (Public Companies), the Global Financial Markets practice (Restructuring), Corporate practice (M&A) and Litigation & Dispute Resolution.

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Mark Chan

Partner, Global Financial Markets, Hong Kong

I grew up in Sydney and studied Commerce and Law at University of New South Wales and applied directly to the Hong Kong office for a training contract, which I commenced in 2007. 

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Valerie Kong

Partner, Corporate, Singapore

I am a lifer at Clifford Chance. I started as an intern in the Singapore office in my second year of university, I enjoyed my internship and therefore applied for a training contract with the firm in London.

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Yufei Liao

Partner, Corporate, Beijing

I joined Clifford Chance immediately after graduation - I studied my Bachelor of Law at Peking University and an LLM at Tsinghua University. I undertook the two-year training period in Beijing which was mainly within our Capital Markets group.

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Natsuko Sugihara

Partner, Corporate, Tokyo

I was born in Japan but spent time in the Netherlands and UK growing up. After studying law at Cambridge University, I got to know Clifford Chance and applied for a London training contract. 

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