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A bright start to a brilliant career

By joining us, you will become a part of an international law firm with a global vision and preeminent US practice. You will have the chance to work alongside colleagues and market-leading clients all over the world. We pride ourselves on our vast global reach, and we are equally committed to maintaining a close-knit community within and among our offices. You will be a valued contributor and forge an incredible network. Most importantly, you will understand the bigger picture and feel the impact of your contribution.

35 Questions with Megan Gordon

Get to know Megan Gordon, our first female office managing partner in the Americas, Co-head of Tech in the US, and big Schitt's Creek fan as she takes you through her morning in Washington, DC.

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

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Graduate to Partner Q&A

Jessica Springsteen joined the firm in 2011 and is a Partner in our Washington, DC office. She is a lover of languages, and regularly advises on the development of energy and infrastructure projects worldwide, with a particular focus on Latin America. In this video, Jessica answers questions sent in by students on Instagram about what she loves about Clifford Chance, making errors and how to learn from them and how you can stay commercially aware.

Global Virtual Internships

Whatever stage you're at in beginning your legal career, our Global Virtual Internships will give you the skills you need to take the next step. You'll learn about the legal and commercial implications of risks relating to Climate Change, Cyber Security and Business & Human Rights and will practice advising clients on how to protect themselves.

The content has been created by leading experts from across our global network and will not only expose you to international work in a completely new way, but will also enable you to develop the analytical skills that will turn you into a leading lawyer of tomorrow. You'll have access to inspirational lawyers, exceptional development resources and insights that will guide you for years to come.

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An open door to a global practice

We believe that the best way for you to find out whether Clifford Chance is right for you is to meet us.

We visit approximately 20 law schools a year. For a full list of where and when you can meet us, please see our events calendar.

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Our global reach

Partner Kathleen Werner underscores what sets us apart and discusses our global presence.

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Summer abroad

Pack your passport – you may spend part of your summer in one of our offices abroad! Take a peek into those experiences in our abroad videos.

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Advice To My Younger Self

Advice To My Younger Self: Reflections of Successful Women Lawyers profiles 20 women who speak candidly about the choices, strategies and challenges that enabled them to define professional success on their own terms. The book is a practical resource for anyone (in any field) looking to aim high and find the right balance.

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Their Voices: Insights from Today's Rising Lawyers

Their Voices: Insights from Today’s Rising Lawyers is our latest collaboration with Legal 500, which chronicles the journeys and stories of a selection of the next generation of lawyers, written and compiled by the team at GC magazine. The collection of stories reveals that the stereotypical, well-trodden pathway to law is far from the sole entry point to the profession. In the past, anything but a complete commitment to the law – and nothing but the law – may have been considered a detriment, whereas now diversity of experience, both personal and professional, is characterizing the next generation of entrants.

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Vault 2023 Associate Survey

Clifford Chance is honored to be ranked No. 5 of the Best Firms to Work for in the 2023 Vault Law Firm Associate Survey.




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Award-winning summer program

Our summer program has been ranked No. 1 in Vault's Associate Survey.





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Clifford Chance Summer Program hits a high in 2021 AMLAW Survey

Our 2021 Virtual Summer Program ranked 8th Nationwide, 10th in New York and 1st in Washington, DC.

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