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Clifford Chance Reviews

Updated 22 Aug 2019

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4.1
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74%
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96%
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Clifford Chance CEO Matthew Layton
Matthew Layton
61 Ratings
Pros
  • "relaxed work environment and work pressure(in 13 reviews)

  • "Focused on becoming a leading law firm, especially in innovation and technology(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, limited flexibility in choosing clients or type of work you are given at a junior level(in 32 reviews)

  • "Round-the-clock availability needed, not much life in the work-life balance(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Team Lead in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Clifford Chance full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Food, Transportation, Equal opportunity employer

    Cons

    Nothing as per my experience

    Advice to Management

    NA

    Clifford Chance2019-08-22
  2. "Engaging, Dynamic and Informative"

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    Former Employee - Vacation Scheme 
    Recommends

    I worked at Clifford Chance

    Pros

    Vac Schemes don't come much better than this. Definitely worth the application for the insight and experience!

    Cons

    Can be quite exhausting but then again so can being a lawyer

    Clifford Chance2019-08-14
  3. "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Clifford Chance full-time

    Pros

    visibility, high quality standards, flexibility

    Cons

    poor Work/Life Balance, depends on the team you are part of

    Clifford Chance2019-08-08
  4. "......"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in Warsaw
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Clifford Chance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Round-the-clock availability needed, not much life in the work-life balance payed overtime working hours group work

    Cons

    lack of personal development opportunities

    Advice to Management

    ........

    Clifford Chance2019-08-21
  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Associate in London, England

    I have been working at Clifford Chance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company great people, interesting work, many challenges

    Cons

    Working hours can be intense

    Clifford Chance2019-08-05
  6. "what you would expect"

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    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Clifford Chance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best deals , great travel opportunities, smart people.

    Cons

    Contribution/hard work not always recognised.

    Clifford Chance2019-08-14
  7. ".."

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    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Clifford Chance full-time

    Pros

    Great team and knowledge base

    Cons

    Limited career progression opportunities

    Clifford Chance2019-08-11
  8. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Placement Student 

    I worked at Clifford Chance part-time

    Pros

    -Networking with lawyers -Experiencing the concrete activity of a trainee

    Cons

    -No cons which I am aware of

    Clifford Chance2019-07-20
  9. "Good Job"

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    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Clifford Chance full-time

    Pros

    Amazing work and clients for this field. Top of the game

    Cons

    Long hours (though mine are better than many of my friends at other magic circle firms and US firms and even some silver circle firms)

    Clifford Chance2019-07-31
  10. "Legal Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Clifford Chance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    large platform, good resources and supporting staffs overall

    Cons

    crazy hours, harsh environment, lower salary

    Clifford Chance2019-07-17
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