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Corporate M&A Lawyer (Associate)

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Job Overview


Due to the continued growth and success of our Corporate group, we are currently seeking for a talented and ambitious lawyer for our Amsterdam office. Enjoy working on some of the most complex legal work around and use your skills to help us deliver the best solutions to our clients. If you are an outstanding Corporate/M&A lawyer with 3 - 8 years of experience and if you have a desire to develop your career in a dynamic practice, why not contact us to discuss the current opportunities within our Corporate Practice?



Who will you work with


Clifford Chance's M&A practice advises our clients, who are among the world's leading companies, on the full range of public and private transactions from complex multi-billion-euro cross-border deals, strategic joint ventures, major divestments and demergers, through to unsolicited takeover approaches, defence strategies and governance issues. Our team includes experts in antitrust/competition law, funds and investment management, insurance, private equity, technology and public policy – and we are closely integrated with our market-leading finance and capital markets practices.


Your career experience so far


We are looking for an outstanding lawyer with at least 3 years of M&A experience. If you have an excellent academic history and are able to demonstrate a real desire to develop a career in a broader Corporate practice, then we would be happy to hear from you.


In short you ideally have;


•    At least 3 years of experience in corporate/M&A law with ambition to work on a variety of transactions;

•    Relevant experience in the area of expertise mentioned above;

•    Dutch qualification;

•    Intellectual curiosity, creative thinker;

•    Commercial and business awareness;

•    Ability to see the bigger picture;

•    Good communication and negotiation skills;

•    Team player;

•    Proactive, resourceful, takes initiative.



What do we offer you


•    A dynamic and multicultural work environment to favour professional and personal blossoming.

•    Autonomous file management in collaboration with your colleagues.

•    An individualized professional relationship with local and international clients.

•    A training programme to develop your legal and business skills with our Clifford Chance Academy.


Client focus


We believe in bringing the client (both internal and external) to the centre of everything we do. To achieve this, we need to understand, anticipate and fulfil the unique needs and expectations of each client. To help deliver this core part of our business strategy, we want to recruit people who not only excel in their field, but who are also client focused. 



We are looking for people who


•    can demonstrate a keen interest and enthusiasm to understand their clients' priorities

•    are team players ready to help others and contribute to the overall success 

•    are self-starters

•    listen, question and deliver

•    are reliable and responsive, who can put the needs of the client first.


To find out more


Please apply by submitting your CV and application letter. For further information, please contact Sara Janssen, Talent Acquisition Specialist via Sara.Janssen@cliffordchance.com or + 31(6) 1488 0754. 



About the Firm


At Clifford Chance, you'll be joining a global team of bright minds in one of the world's leading law firms. With over 30 offices across the world, we have an unrivalled scale and depth, which uniquely places us to advise market-leading clients on complex deals that frequently headline the business and financial news. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll find a range of career opportunities across our teams.  Our firm, work and people span jurisdictions, cultures, and languages. We offer our clients a truly international perspective and give our people a stimulating and expansive career.


Whichever area of the business you join, you'll become an integral part an innovative, diverse and ambitious team of people. Whatever your plans for the future, the next step towards building a dynamic career with a bright future is with Clifford Chance.


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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 here.



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