Where ambitious
minds meet


Our work experience opportunities are designed to give you a real sense of our culture and environment as well as prepare you for the application process.

Each of our initiatives contain tailored content for the group it is aimed at, so you are guaranteed to come away with the relevant tools that you need to prepare for the process ahead, no matter what stage of your academic career you approach us.  

As well as meeting trainees and lawyers, you will spend valuable time with the Graduate Recruitment Team who will be able to offer you all the support and guidance you need to achieve your career ambitions.


A unique opportunity for exceptional first year students and second year students of a four-year course to gain an insider's view into what a career in law can look like. The five-day paid scheme is fast-paced, dynamic and packed full of exciting opportunities, including a visit to one of our European offices. It can also lead you straight to a Training Contract.

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Summer Vacation Scheme

In 2019, we'll be running one paid two-week Summer Vacation Scheme for penultimate year students. If your application is successful, you'll benefit from an unparalleled introduction to the world of commercial law. We'll expect you to ask questions, take notes and get involved. There's plenty of networking opportunites as well as a busy social calendar.

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Open Days

Open Days are filled with presentations and networking opportunities. You'll meet trainees, lawyers and partners. The Graduate Recruitment Team will take you through how to make the very best application. We'll ensure you leave with all of your questions answered. 

Applying is straightforward, so if you are considering a career with us, secure your place now.

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PRIME is our work experience opportunity open to students from state schools. It is designed to give you an introduction to a career in law. We want to hear from those with the academic potential to be a successful lawyer, but who may not have the opportunities to access the legal profession.

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Meet us

We'll be all over the country from September through to December so take a look at our events calendar to see if we are coming to you. We also have a number of live chat opportunities and exclusive insight days coming up that might be relevant to you so please register or apply where applicable to attend. 

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Life at Clifford Chance

Before you apply, have you visited the Our people page? Head over to learn more about life at Clifford Chance, or to ask a question that might strengthen your application.

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