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As one of the largest international law firms, our work spans jurisdictions, cultures, and languages – and so do our people. We believe every career at Clifford Chance 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 collaborative 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.

Join us and you will experience, first hand, the one firm, one team approach that makes working at Clifford Chance so different.

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Why Clifford Chance

We are global in nature and always looking to the future

Our inclusive culture focuses on propelling you forward

Globally we are the right combination of the brightest minds and best of colleagues

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Why Clifford Chance Middle East 

Clifford Chance offers you the opportunity to join a global law firm with one of the most pre-eminent legal practices in the world. We have had an established presence in the Middle East for over 40 years, advising both regional and international clients. We also have extensive relationships with other leading firms throughout the MENA region and Clifford Chance cooperates with AS&H in Saudi Arabia. We pride ourselves on our vast global reach, and are equally committed to maintaining a close-knit community within and amongst our offices.

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What we offer 

Clifford Chance Middle East offers you the opportunity to join an international law firm with a global vision and pre-eminent regional practice. You will have the chance to work on high-calibre, often ground-breaking work in your office and all over the world. Alongside this platform, we offer first-class training, leadership and development opportunities, as well as an excellent working environment and a compensation package commensurate with our demanding standards.

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Our work

Our Middle East practice operates a fully integrated part of the firm's international network, and provides a full service in the following practice areas: 

  • Corporate, M&A, ECM & Private Funds 
  • Banking, Finance and Projects 
  • Islamic Finance 
  • Debt Capital Markets and Structured Products 
  • Real Estate 
  • Construction 
  • Litigation Dispute Resolution and Arbitration 
  • Financial Services Regulation


Our practice in the Middle East has won numerous awards over many years. This includes the prestigious International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Law Firm of the Year Middle East award seven times since its inception in 2007. No other firm has won this award as many times.

More recently, the outstanding work of our teams and their close working relationships with clients won us International Law Firm of the Year at both the IFLR Middle East Awards and Middle East Corporate Counsel Awards in 2016. We are consistently awarded Tier One rankings in the Middle East categories of the Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR directories.

Corporate responsibility 

We recognise that being one of the world's leading law firms has its responsibilities. We are committed to supporting the communities where we do business by widening access to justice, education and finance.

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We work with a wide range of recruitment agencies who are on our preferred supplier list and we only accept applications from and meet with those agencies.

We don't accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies, head-hunters or suppliers who are not part of our preferred supplier list. We only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place.

We do not pay agency fees when speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Clifford Chance or any of our employees other than via our careers website and through our recruitment process. If this is not adhered to, Clifford Chance reserve the right to contact these candidates directly and have discussions with them without paying any agency fees.

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