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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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"Reputational kryptonite": Firms scramble to tighten disciplinary procedures in wake of CC trainee’s Islamist rant

22-Jan-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

City firms are rushing to put in place procedures to deal with incidents such as the YouTube video of a Clifford Chance trainee expressing Islamist views.

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Deals tracker: Clifford Chance

20-Jun-2014

Keep up to date with the latest deals Clifford Chance is working on

CC features

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Why is the Asian market becoming increasingly important to law firms? video

9-Jan-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

There are few more exciting developing markets than those in the Asia Pacific region.

Richard Tromans

Is this the end of the ‘Magic Circle’ brand?

2-Oct-2014

A leading UK-based law firm has suggested it would prefer not to be branded as a ‘Magic Circle’ firm, at least not in the US.

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.

  • Brazil

    São Paulo

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

  • advice

    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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Freshfields leaps ahead in magic circle salary stakes

1-Dec-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has increased its associate pay by a greater proportion than its magic circle rivals since 2010, while Slaughter and May has fallen behind the pack, exclusive research by The Lawyer has revealed.

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UK and US firms launch pro bono commitment

12-Nov-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

A group of 20 UK and US firms with a presence in London have launched a collective pro bono commitment, with an estimated 10,000 UK fee-earners signed up to a 25-hour annual target. 

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Bakers wins best trainee recruitment campaign at The Lawyer Management Awards

23-Oct-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Baker & McKenzie has won best Trainee Recruitment Campaign at The Lawyer Management Awards.

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Clifford Chance opts for BPP, leaving Linklaters as only magic circle trainee group still taught by ULaw

2-Sep-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Clifford Chance has decided to send its trainees to BPP for their Legal Practice Course (LPC) for the next five years.

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Clifford Chance keeps on 75% of qualifiers

11-Aug-2014 | By Richard Simmons

Clifford Chance will keep on 75 per cent of its September 2014 qualifying trainees in newly qualified roles.

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Two years of merger mania hike firms’ turnover

25-Nov-2013 | By Matt Byrne

The Lawyer’s annual report on the state of firms’ finances reveals some key trends – and promising signs

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Vacation schemes: Knowing me, knowing you

5-Dec-2012 | By Christian Metcalfe

Vacation schemes are not only a chance to get noticed by a law firm, but provide the perfect opportunity for you to decide where you want to work

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