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AUS - Sydney - Banking & Finance Associate

19000077 Requisition #
The Firm

Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms, with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. As a fully integrated global partnership, we pride ourselves on our approachable, collegial and team-based way of working which combines the Firm's global standards with in-depth local expertise.


In response to growing client demand from our clients for on the ground support and expertise in Australia, the firm opened two offices in Sydney and Perth in 2011. Our Australian practice is now made up of over 80 lawyers who are renowned in their fields for their expertise and cross border experience. Our Australian team help local and international clients make the most of business opportunities in domestic, Asia Pacific and international markets.

Banking and Finance Practice

Our banking and finance practice is widely regarded as one of the best in the world.  We are ranked Band 1 for banking and finance global-wide and have more Band 1 rankings than any other law firm in Chambers Global. From our Australian offices in Sydney and Perth, we specialise in complex cross border financings and 'first of a kind' mandates with many of our matters being nominated for awards. We offer comprehensive services to borrowers, advisers and other intermediaries on the full spectrum of financial products across multiple sectors.


As well as the opportunity to work on exciting and complex matters which frequently headline the financial and business news, a role with Clifford Chance affords you the following benefits:

  • You will be working with a broad range clients and the firm's other teams and practice areas, not only in Australia, but across the globe
  • Extensive client contact, both as a part of your daily working routine and special opportunities such as providing client training and organizing client seminars
  • You will develop an unbeatable multi-disciplinary skill set as well as client facing skills whilst working with some of the best-known market leaders in their respective practice areas
  • You will benefit from a comprehensive training program in a broad range of client-focused skills
  • A highly competitive base salary, with potential for a significant bonus under the Clifford Chance bonus scheme

We are seeking an enthusiastic Associate ( NQ < 2 years PQE) to join our renowned Banking and Finance practice, to be based in either Sydney. To be successful, you must have experience of transactional work in any of banking and finance, project finance, restructuring, asset finance, structured finance or capital markets and the desire to work on market leading complex transactions.  


If you are seeking a rewarding and exciting career which will provide you with an opportunity to develop as a recognised practitioner in the field, submit your application today. 


Where possible, Clifford Chance endeavours to recruit for vacancies directly.  Where agencies are required, we operate within a preferred suppliers list – as such, only agencies who have been directed to source candidates will be invited to submit an application.  In accordance with Clifford Chance policy, all candidates must be uploaded directly on to our applicant tracking system as per the instructions provided by the relevant HR contact. Candidates submitted outside of this system will not be considered.


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