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Early Careers

Render your ambition

You’re probably wondering what makes our early careers programmes different from any other law firm? Well, our rich learning experience coupled with our opportunities to work directly with clients, while being supported and guided by colleagues enables us to stand out. In return, we ask you to bring your ambition and collaborative mind to support the firm’s continued success and growth.

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Choose your location

We’re continuously developing client relationships, growing our teams and opening new offices across the globe. Collaboration and teamwork are at the heart of our culture, and we support you to embrace every opportunity. With over 65 offices in 26 countries, wherever you’re based, you’ll be empowered to accelerate your career doing interesting, stimulating work, achieving your potential and delivering exceptional outcomes.

What we look for


We look for people who are hungry to succeed – people who always go above and beyond to achieve their goals. You’ll enjoy taking on responsibility right from the outset and will relish the opportunity to broaden your skills.

Independent thinking

This is an environment where problem solvers thrive. We look for individuals who are full of initiative and happy to stand on their own two feet. We always welcome new ideas and perspectives. Our collaborative culture means our supportive colleagues are always ready to work together and take on new challenges.

Curiosity and commitment

We want you to ask questions, to be curious and to take an interest in every new opportunity. You’ll be committed to delivering exceptional work for our clients and wanting to make the most of every opportunity to learn and develop in your own way.

A sense of adventure

If you’re always up for a challenge and you love to come up with new ideas and find yourself in new situations, supported and guided by mentors and colleagues. We think one of the best ways to learn, grow and progress is to step out of your comfort zone.

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Partner insight

Chris Williams, England Training Principal and Partner at Clyde & Co, shares his legal journey to date. Listen to his story and how his experience of applications, rejections and successes have helped him achieve his career goals.

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Learning hub

Our carefully curated early careers learning hub is packed with helpful information to aid you in your application and throughout the recruitment process. If you would like to see anything else in our Learning Hub, then submit your thoughts here, by clicking the link to let us know.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

As a global growing law firm, we know that our success comes from our people. We help each other to be at our best and believe our differences result in greater achievement. That’s why “celebrating difference” is one of our core values.

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