Senior Associate - Corporate


  1. Luxembourg
  2. Lawyers
  3. Permanent
  4. Clifford Chance

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Job Description

The role

With around 140 lawyers and 15 Partners, the key areas of expertise of the Clifford Chance Luxembourg office include: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Corporate, Investment Funds, Tax, Litigation and Real Estate.

Our Corporate department advises major domestic and international companies, and private equity houses on public and private M&A, disposals, demergers, joint ventures, restructurings, corporate governance and regulatory compliance, with a particular focus on complex cross-border transactions.

Our team is composed of 3 Partners and about 35 lawyers from diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Working languages are French, English and German.

We are looking for a Senior Associate to further strengthen our Corporate team. You will work on on a broad range of matters, including:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private equity, real estate and infrastructure transactions
  • Reorganisations and restructurings
  • Intra-group and third party financings
  • Capital Markets
  • Joint Ventures
  • General corporate and transactional services

You will also be able to develop your soft skills such as drafting, client relationship management and development, knowledge management, as well as mentoring of junior team members.


  • At least 5 years' experience in corporate law ideally gained within a large international law firm in Luxembourg
  • You are a qualified lawyer, ideally admitted to the 'Liste I'
  • Expertise working on complex transactions in the  M&A, PE/RE/Infra or renewable energy sectors
  • Fluency in English and French and/or German
  • Excellent client and team management skills
  • Proactive, team spirited and able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Dynamic and eager to learn

Company Description

Who we are

We are one of the largest international law firms in the world. With over 30 offices across the globe, we strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, providing them with the highest-quality advice and legal insight, which combines the firm’s global standards within-depth local expertise.

Our firm, work and people span jurisdictions, cultures, and languages. We offer our clients a truly international perspective. We believe every career should be rewarding and stimulating-full of opportunities to learn, thrive, and grow. That’s why we’re so proud of our inclusive, friendly, and team-based approach to work.

Our one firm global strategy is focused on targeted growth led by the needs of our core clients, those who we can best support with the breadth and depth of Clifford Chance expertise, across the sectors and geographies, which matter most to them.

You will find our clients in commercial and industrial sectors, the financial investor community, governments, regulators, trade bodies, and not-for-profit organisations. But no matter who they are or why they’ve reached out to us, we provide a world- class service every step of the way. And that’s possible thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit and conscientious approach to work that you’ll find across all of our teams.

Whichever area of the business you join, you’ll become an integral part of an innovative, diverse and ambitious team of people. Clifford Chance is a place where the brightest minds and the best of colleagues meet.

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • A dynamic, multicultural and diverse work environment to favour professional and personal blossoming;
  • Autonomous file management in collaboration with your colleagues and involvement in some of the most prestigious transactions on an international scale;
  • An individualized professional relationship with local and international clients;
  • The opportunity of being part of a consistently growing Luxembourg office and to help us innovate in the way we deliver our services by being involved in Business Development, HR or Knowledge Management activities;
  • A first-class training programme to develop your legal and business skills with our Clifford Chance Academy;

Equal Opportunities

At Clifford Chance we understand that our true asset is our people. Inclusion is good for our team and their families, our firm and society.

We are committed to treating all employees and applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age.  This applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment.

Our goal is to deliver an equality of opportunity, an equality of aspiration and an equality of experience to everyone who works in our firm. Find out more about our inclusive culture here.

  1. Luxembourg

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