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The Clifford Chance careers podcast

The Clifford Chance Careers Podcast features experts from around the firm discussing career advice, hot topics and giving unique insights into their personal journeys.

From informal chats to deep-dives into the future of work, we offer a wide range of insights for you to listen to on the move. The Clifford Chance Careers Podcast is also available on Apple Podcasts and Acast.

The Smarts Series

We invited Saj Jetha and his microphone in to meet some of our amazing people. The result is these five episodes in the Smarts series, each one showcasing a different 'life-hack' from the book 'The Smarts: Big little hacks to take you a long way at work'. You’ll hear each guest’s inspiring story, explore the different hacks they use to work smart, and get tips on how you can work smart too. These episodes are a must for anyone interested in life at Clifford Chance, what it takes to succeed here, and what you can do to unlock your own talent. 

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    The Smarts with Quincy Bellot

    Quincy, a former Royal Marine now turned associate in our Global Asset Finance Group, talks about how he learnt to be calm under pressure during active service and how he now uses this key skill as a lawyer. He explains how his self-awareness and belief have been the driving forces behind his successes as well as how he always finds the time to reflect and plan ahead.

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    The Smarts with Lizzie Goodburn

    Chief of Staff, Lizzie Goodburn, reflects on her previous life as an Olympic rower and the importance of receiving, and most vitally hearing, feedback. She discusses the need to really know yourself and how to learn to stay balanced and grounded in a very hectic world.

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    The Smarts with Jennifer Mbaluto

    Jennifer discusses the value of her emotional intelligence in overcoming cultural differences after moving to Clifford Chance in London from Kenya. Now a Partner, she discusses how her passion for Africa has been at the heart of her career journey so far.

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    The Smarts with Peter Chapman

    Peter, one of our Finance Partners in the Tech Group, talks about the ways in which he is continually learning in his role. He offers an insight into our IGNITE programme and what anyone thinking of applying should expect from this tech-focused training contract.

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    The Smarts with Laura Yeates

    Laura, Head of Graduate Talent explains the importance of being able to tell a good story and shares one particular tale of the 'Grotto Girl'. She explores the importance of harnessing your creativity and not being afraid to fail.

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    Where Diverse Minds Meet with Daniel Mutisya

    In this series we highlight and celebrate the diversity of voices, backgrounds and experiences of people in our team. Senior Associate, Danny Mutisya, in conversation with Inclusion, diversity and wellbeing specialist, Leana Coopoosamy, discusses his journey as a lawyer so far, the 'turning point' in his career, and what makes it all worth it. He also talks about the importance of finding time for others, giving back and why the film Moana resonates so much with him.

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