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Paris – Junior Lawyer – Commercial Litigation team

2100005Y Requisition #

Job Description

Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; employment; litigation and dispute resolution.

In our Paris office, approximately 200 lawyers work on all types of complex, innovative matters, each one needing specialist understanding of the specific context of the relevant market.

Highly ranked on the Paris market, our Commercial Litigation team develops innovative solutions to achieve the best possible outcome for its clients, in a broad scope of commercial litigation: civil and contractual liability, stock market and corporate litigation, product liability and distribution litigation,

Our team is recognized for its collegiality, creativity, pragmatic and commercial approach. We represent global and local clients from various industries (distribution, energy, telecoms, banks and financial investors)

We are looking for a highly motivated junior lawyer willing to work in an intellectually challenging, exciting, and fast-paced environment.

Our remuneration package is one of the most attractive in the market.

Skills & Qualifications

· You are a junior lawyer (1 – 3 years' experience at least) in a Commercial litigation practice within a law firm, qualified in France.

· You have outstanding academic background. One or several degree(s) with honours and/or a specialized Master's degree (LL.M) or international commercial law, or a business management degree (HEC, ESCP, IEP, ESSEC, etc.), would be an asset.

· You possess excellent drafting skills in both French and English.

· You are well-organised and meticulous in your approach. Dynamism, team spirit and communication skills are required qualities in order to progress in a stimulating environment.



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.


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