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Clifford Chance is one of the world’s leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; pensions and employment; litigation and dispute resolution.

Alongside world-class legal careers, Clifford Chance offers excellent opportunities in the support functions that underpin its business operations. By joining our Business Professionals team, you will help us to innovate in the way we deliver our services and enable us to run a successful multinational business that never stands still.  Business Professionals are integral to the running of the firm and are critical to its success.


The role will provide general administrative assistance and support to the Legal Recruiting department, for all aspects of attorney recruitment, including summer and fall law clerk program administration.


  • Assist with the summer law clerk and fall recruitment programs, including assigned duties related to on-campus recruiting.
  • Provide administrative support, including, creating/maintaining files, preparing correspondence, and coordinating conflicts and background checks for prospective hires.
  • Facilitate job fair and on-campus interview registration and coordinate end-of-year feedback.
  • Coordinate candidate interviews, assist in the preparation of on-campus interview materials, and coordinate post-offer follow up efforts.
  • Schedule and organize reviews of entry-level candidate's summer law clerks for hiring committee meetings
  • Assist in planning and coordinating summer law clerk events and internal presentations and trainings, including summer law clerk orientation.
  • Coordinate summer law clerk assignments, track and compile evaluations, and act as liaison between summer assignment associates and summer law clerks to determine staffing needs.
  • Respond to and direct candidate inquiries.
  • Coordinate gift and give-away orders for summer law clerk program, entry-level and lateral candidate arrivals and for other recruiting functions.
  • Maintain and update the Firm's recruiting micro site to ensure content is current.
  • Provide support during diversity-related, law student, summer program, and attorney social events including receiving responses, creating/distributing nametags, following up with invitees.
  • Assist in coordinating on-campus interviews and events for LLM recruitment, including liaising with other global CC offices.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned pertaining to on-campus recruitment, the summer law clerk program and lateral hiring.


  • Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum 2-3 years of on-campus recruitment experience in professional services required.  Legal recruiting experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional client service skills
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Flexibility to adjust work schedule as needed
  • Must be independently legally authorized to work in the United States.

Additional Information:


It has been and continues to be the Firm’s policy to provide equal opportunity and equal terms and conditions of employment to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, immigration status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, or any other status protected by law.


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Alternatives are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system.  For assistance, please contact Clifford Chance's Human Resources Department at Human Resources Department or call 212-878-8000.