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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.

We work with multinationals, governments and regulatory bodies across five continents. Many of our deals are newsworthy. Often they demand the kind of knowledge that only international, cross-practice teams can provide.

Our reputation in the field is formidable. That's why organisations turn to us not just for legal expertise but for advice on their most critical business issues.

This is what our seven practice areas provide. It’s a no-nonsense, can-do culture. Partners are hands-on with the work and newly qualified lawyers are expected to demonstrate leadership behaviour from a very early stage. Every single person is critical to the success of the team. The quality of our trainees and lawyers helps us to deliver the best for our clients and this is a key reason why clients come back to us. 

Whatever your path, you'll gain an insight into our global deals, our high-profile clients and our collaborative culture. As an integral member of the team, you'll also rapidly develop your legal and business skills.

Corporate

Our leading corporate practice are integral to some of the largest and most complex transactions in the world. Our clients include more than half of the Global Fortune 500, who we service with full international capabilities across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Within our largest practice area, we cover technology, media and communications, financial institutions, private funds, antitrust, corporate and IP.

Global Financial Markets

We are one of the top global advisers in the market, covering some of the world's most complex and innovative deals. Our lawyers are market-leading and work across all areas of capital markets and general finance. We deliver advice to a wide range of clients, including banks, financial institutions, corporates and private equity funds.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We regularly represent multinational clients in cross-border litigation, international arbitration and investigations, accounting for some of the largest and most significant actions. Our lawyers work on high-profile, diverse and intellectually stimulating matters that span across our global network.

Real Estate

Our leading real estate team work with clients in every aspect of the market – from investors, developers and occupiers to banks, insurance companies, private equity groups, funds and asset managers. We combine legal expertise and market knowledge across construction, real estate investment trusts, real estate and the environment.

Tax, Pensions, Employment and Incentives

We have one of the world's largest international tax, pensions, employment and incentives groups within a single law firm. Our practice spans seamlessly across our global network, which makes us uniquely placed to provide market leading advice to our high-profile clients. We advise on a full spectrum of work, including M&A, structured finance, tax risk management and complex real estate transactions.

Global Tech Group

Our Tech Group is an integrated multi-disciplinary team of over 400 technology-focused lawyers around the world delivering holistic, joined-up advice covering the many strands of law and deal-making where Clifford Chance advises. We deliver expert legal advice to clients on their most exciting, complex and transformational tech-related matters, providing fantastic career opportunities for our recruits.

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Our people

Everyone at Clifford Chance plays a part in helping the firm deliver consistently outstanding services. We work together in the truest sense – through trust, mutual support, openness, informality and respect for each other.

By joining our team you will feel the full benefit of the Clifford Chance environment, joining a professional supportive team that values your talents. But don’t just take our word for it...

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