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London Graduates

In conversation with… Roy

Hear Roy, Senior Associate and Co-Founder of our REACH network reflect on the valuable role reverse mentoring has played in shaping our understanding of the difference between colour blindness and colour braveness. He explores the power of reverse mentoring in breaking down the taboo around speaking about race in the workplace and the ways our firm provides genuine equality of opportunity.

In conversation with… Tolu

Hear Tolu share her journey from vacation scheme participant to associate. She reflects on the importance of driving social change and how her passion for this was ignited by her experiences at school in North London and continues to be fuelled by her role at Clifford Chance and also as Founder of the charity EquipAfrica.

In conversation with… Maggie

Hear Maggie talk about her path from growing up in China to becoming the first Mainland Chinese Partner in London. She offers guidance on following your passion, the importance of being outspoken and the need celebrate success with others.

In conversation with… Jennifer

Hear Jennifer, Partner and Co-Head of our East Africa practice, talk about being born, raised and educated in Kenya and how love led her to Clifford Chance. She reflects on her experience during the Covid-19 lockdown and affirms the importance of making a difference and the power of visible role models.

In conversation with… Alice

Hear Alice, Senior Associate and Co-Founder of our global gender parity network, Accelerate, reflect on some of the progress and change the group has contrubuted to – from equalising our shared parental leave policy to reverse mentoring.

In conversation with...Simon

Hear Simon, partner and president of the Law Society of England and Wales, talk about his journey at the firm since joining in 1982. He reflects on what's most surprised him during that journey and why love and laughter is so important. 

In conversation with...Yassin

Hear Yassin, now a lawyer in our Global Financial Markets practice, talk about her journey from the Gambia to her first year as a trainee at the Firm. She discusses the importance of mentors, role models and champions and her path to becoming "comfortable being uncomfortable". Her highlights include her efforts around destigmatising mental health in the workplace. 

In conversation with...David

Hear David, Head of Pro Bono UK and Ireland, talk about his journey to the Firm which started with winning an essay competition. He shares his thoughts on how the Firm has given him the skills and means through which to make his ideas for change a reality. 

In conversation with...Kate

Hear Kate, our Global Knowledge Development Partner talk about the challenges of navigating her successful career whilst raising children. She also shares some of the highlights from her working life and explores what's kept her at the Firm.

In conversation with...Aritha

Hear Aritha talk about the importance of being able to be his true self at the Firm, the power of the law to impact positive social change and what life beyond Clifford Chance has been like for him.


At Clifford Chance we are our people. Hear six individuals share their unique stories and experiences.