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In response the unprecedented situation arising as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are continuing to review and adapt our current recruitment activity. If you have already applied for a position with us, we will contact you with an update on this and answer any questions you may have directly.

Many of our events will now be taking place virtually, so please check back regularly for updates. For all other career opportunities with us, you can keep up-to-date by visiting our jobs portal.

If you have any questions about our recruitment, please visit our talk to the team page for information on how to get in touch.

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Whatever your area of expertise, you’ll find a range of career opportunities here. And wherever you’re heading, this is where you can be true to your ambitions

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. We are proud of the lawyers and business professionals who work for us and of the service that together we provide to our clients, many of whom are world leaders in their own sectors. Join us and you will experience, first hand, the one firm, one team approach that makes working at Clifford Chance so different.

Who are we looking for?

If you have a strong desire to deliver a truly outstanding client experience and be part of a leading international law firm, we would be interested to hear from you. We need intelligent, motivated and enthusiastic people who are capable of adding real value through their ideas and opinions. We are looking for people who will build great relationships with our colleagues and our clients and relish the challenge of working in an international environment.

Search all current opportunities

All of our career opportunities in the UK are always published online on our careers portal. You can search by department or job type. If you are interested in an opportunity at Clifford Chance, we actively encourage you to contact us directly to speak to a member of the team, and to apply directly to the firm. 

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Graduate paralegal opportunities in Newcastle

We are offering the opportunity to attend an interactive skills sessions or a networking dinner in March 2019. These events are open to final year law students, law graduates, those completing or have completed the LPC, or those with paralegal experience irrespective of their degree subject.

You will meet like-minded individuals and Clifford Chance representatives who will discuss the application process with you and help you develop the skills that we are looking for. If you are  interested in attending, please apply below.

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How we hire

You might first hear about Clifford Chance when one of our recruitment team contact you, or you've done some research and applied to the firm directly. Either way, you'll have the same dedicated recruitment specialist throughout the whole process, from the first conversation to your first day at the firm.

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Talk to the team

We have a dedicated team of recruitment specialists, who are available to help guide you through the process. If you are interested in applying to the firm, we encourage you to apply directly to us. If you have any questions before applying, please contact the team directly with any questions.

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Sign up for job alerts

If we don’t currently have a vacancy that matches your requirements, you can register to receive job alerts, meaning you will be notified as soon as a suitable position is advertised.

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Graduate and student opportunities

If you have visited this site and you are looking for information on training contracts or summer vacation scheme opportunities in our London office, please visit our graduate recruitment website.

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Looking for work experience?

Unfortunately we are unable to offer any type of internship or work experience placements outside of our formal graduate vacation scheme programmes and workshop schemes. For more information on these schemes and to apply in the future, please visit our application portal.

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To find out more about the firm and to view all our videos, please check out our YouTube channel.

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For recruitment agencies

We work with a wide range of recruitment agencies who are on our preferred supplier list and we only accept applications from and meet with those agencies.

We don't accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies, head-hunters or suppliers who are not part of our preferred supplier list. We only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place.

We do not pay agency fees when speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Clifford Chance or any of our employees other than via our careers website and through our recruitment process. If this is not adhered to, Clifford Chance reserve the right to contact these candidates directly and have discussions with them without paying any agency fees.