Where ambitious
minds meet


We foster our talent by offering global and local training and development opportunities

We want to build on what you already know, then provide every opportunity to help you reach your full potential.

Teaching is part of the job and a responsibility all our lawyers and business professionals take seriously. There is a shared firm-wide understanding that, no matter the nature of your work or the level of your seniority, you never stop learning.

In this section you will learn more about the training and professional development you'll receive.

We will do our utmost to foster your development by offering you work of the highest calibre, job support and training, leadership, a compensation package commensurate with our demanding standards and an excellent working environment.

Diversity is an essential element of our globally integrated people strategy, with people from different backgrounds, countries, cultures and legal systems helping us to promote an inclusive and thriving business. At Clifford Chance, a person's success is based on merit, and opportunities are available, regardless of their race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, age, gender or background.

We want everyone, whatever their role, to develop to their fullest potential and contribute their best work to the benefit of the firm and its clients.

In return, we will expect commitment and professionalism from you when dealing with clients and colleagues alike, a willingness to be flexible in the face of the competing demands on your time, and a readiness to strive for excellence in every task that you undertake.

Grow with us

From the moment you join us we will provide you with the support and tools necessary to help you develop meaningfully in your role. No matter what challenges you are likely to face, whatever your job, we offer a supportive environment and both formal and on the job training to encourage you to grow your career with Clifford Chance.

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A career in our business teams

Whether you are ambitious to do your job well, or whether you are hoping to use the experience you gain here in one of our business professionals areas as a springboard to other work – either here or elsewhere – we aim to help you achieve your career goals.

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Creating the best team

As a leading global firm, we service clients from all over the world. In order to meet their demands and find solutions to their most complex challenges, we must build the best team, made up of people from a diverse range of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives, and nurtured in an inclusive and supportive environment.

Read more about inclusion and diversity at Clifford Chance.

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Fostering an inclusive place to work

We are committed to enhancing diversity and to fostering a supportive work environment where everyone can develop their full potential. As part of our commitment, we support our people in establishing diversity networks, which focus on the recruitment, retention and advancement of diverse employees. Arcus is our global LGBT+ community, aimed at encouraging an inclusive and integrated culture within the Firm that gives colleagues the choice to be open and out. 

Arcus has an impressive list of achievements since its inception ten years ago, from its pro bono and community partnerships to its vital role in assisting our recruitment teams in recruiting and retaining the best talent, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. In Italy we have been partners of PARKS Liberi e Uguali since 2011.

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