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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, primarily the summer program and entry-level recruitment administration. The duration of this temporary assignment is expected to be approximately 5-6 months.


  • Assist with the summer law clerk and entry-level recruitment programs, including assigned duties related to on-campus recruiting.
  • Provide administrative support, including data entry, creating/maintaining electronic files, and preparing correspondence.
  • Assist in the scheduling of candidate interviews.
  • Prepare materials for on-campus interviews.
  • Respond to and direct candidate inquiries.
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of in-person and virtual summer law clerk events and programming, including tracking of RSVPs, assembling gifts, and finalizing last-minute details.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining inventory of gifts and giveaway items.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned pertaining to on-campus recruitment and the summer program.


  • Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred
  • Six months previous experience in a professional office environment
  • 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.