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Freshfields pick of the law firms in latest Times 'Best Grad Employer' list

8-Oct-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is the highest-placed law firm in The Times’ annual list of ’Best Graduate Recruiters to Work For.’


Clifford Chance has best grad recruitment website, say students

9-Sep-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Clifford Chance has the best website for graduates, according to Lawyer 2B’s survey of student attitudes.

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Magic circle signs up to contextual recruitment in new social mobility push

3-Sep-2015 | By Richard Simmons

The whole magic circle is among the latest batch of firms set to adopt the Contextual Recruitment System (CRS) in a bid to promote social mobility.

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Clifford Chance retains 96 per cent of trainees following pledge to recruit more

21-Aug-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Clifford Chance has retained 96 per cent of its autumn 2015 qualifying trainees, keeping 45 of 47 on at the firm.

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Clifford Chance London head: “We need more trainees”

6-Aug-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Clifford Chance’s London managing partner David Bickerton has said the firm wants to recruit ten more trainees to cope with the increase in work the firm is experiencing.

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Opinion & Blogs

  • Patrick Watt

    The case for better mental health support

    Clifford Chance’s decision to extend its trainee wellbeing programme is a positive step.

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    São Paulo

    Not many international firms offer placements in Brazil but those that do work on matters spanning the whole of South America. 

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    Never dull: the work of legal advice centres

    I began giving pro bono legal advice through Clifford Chance at the Tooting Legal Advice Centre during my LPC year, sitting in with advisers and assisting with follow-up research and drafting tasks.

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Exclusive: Clifford Chance's London office set to embrace agile working

4-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Clifford Chance London managing partner David Bickerton is encouraging partners to work from home when possible in a bid to increase flexible working at the firm.

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Reed Smith wins The Lawyer's ethical initiative award for its disability taskforce

24-Jun-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Reed Smith was crowned the winner of The Lawyer Award for Ethical Initiative at the legal event of the year last night.

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Clifford Chance ups NQ salaries to £70,000 while 3 PQE pay nudges £100,000

4-Jun-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Clifford Chance has revealed its salaries for next year, with every level seeing boosted wages.

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Ex-Clifford Chance lawyer and Tory MP candidate under fire over 'department head' CV claims

24-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Lawyer and Conservative MP candidate for Havant Alan Mak has come under fire after a statement in his leaked CV claimed that he was a department head at magic circle firm Clifford Chance.

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Clifford Chance rounds off stellar retention season for magic circle

11-Feb-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Clifford Chance has revealed that it will retain 91 per cent of its trainee intake, keeping on 41 of a cohort of 45 trainees.

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