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Start your career with Clifford Chance, where the brightest minds work as one team for our clients

Why Clifford Chance?

Clifford Chance offers you the opportunity to join a global law firm with one of the most pre-eminent legal practices in the world. Our Open Days and Vacation Schemes give you those first insights into a dynamic career in law. Our Training Contract will transform you from a talented beginner to a professional lawyer. Join us and you will experience, first hand, the 'one firm, one team' approach that makes working at Clifford Chance so different.

Are you ready to become part of a world-class team?

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Applications for our Training Contracts, First Year Springboard Schemes, Summer Vacation Scheme, Open Days and PRIME all open on 25 September 2017, and will close on 3 January 2018. Deadlines for our Open Days and PRIME vary slightly. Find out more and apply for one of our opportunities.

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Our work

Hear from one of our Finance Partners, Jane Cheong, who talks about the growth of our Real Estate Finance practice as well as explaining what qualities she looks for in her trainees.

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What we offer

There are a whole host of opportunities available to you to begin your exciting career with the firm. Whether you are in school, about to embark on a degree, or in your first or final year, we have something for you.

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Meet us

It is events season and we are looking forward to getting to meet as many of you as possible over the next few months. We'll be holding events throughout the UK from September through to December, so take a look at our events calendar to see if we are coming to you. There are also plenty of other ways to interact with us, so make sure you get in touch.

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Global law firm of choice

Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms. With a global reach and thousands of lawyers working from dozens of offices around the world, we offer expert advice to clients on all aspects of commercial law.

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What we look for

Laura Yeates, our Head of Graduate Talent, explains why we don't recruit on a rolling basis, what the application process is for each intitiative and provides you with some useful things to think about during your preparation.

Advice to my younger self

Advice To My Younger Self: Reflections of Successful Women Lawyers profiles 20 women who speak candidly about the choices, strategies and challenges that enabled them to define professional success on their own terms. The book is a practical resource for anyone (in any field) looking to aim high and find the right balance.

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