Junior to Mid-Level Projects, Energy, & Infrastructure Lawyer

London (Central), London (Greater)
14 May 2018
22 May 2018
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Practice Area
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Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE, 2-5yrs PQE

The Practice

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; pensions and employment; litigation and dispute resolution. 

We have the world's leading international finance practice and act on many of the financial markets' ground-breaking deals and have become trusted advisers to the corporations and financial institutions that define the global markets.

The Group

The Projects, Energy & Infrastructure Group in London focuses on the development and financing (both greenfield and brownfield) of assets across oil & gas, power including renewables, mining and infrastructure, including PPP and is part of the firm's highly integrated Worldwide Projects Group.

Key Responsibilities

We are looking for a junior to mid-level lawyer with projects, energy, and infrastructure experience in one or more of the areas that we handle. 



The international flavour of our work is well matched by our multi-jurisdictional environment. We are particularly interested in recruiting from well respected City and International law firms, and we also welcome applications from lawyers from leading firms in other jurisdictions.   In all cases you should have first class legal ability coupled with a practical commercial approach, excellent drafting and communication skills and enjoy being part of a friendly outgoing team.  

Client Focus:  

In order to provide outstanding client service, we need to understand, anticipate and fulfil the unique needs and expectations of each client. We call this "Client Focus" and to help deliver this core part of our business strategy, we want to recruit lawyers who  not only have the very highest level of technical skills but are also Client Focused.   We are looking for lawyers who: 

  • can demonstrate a keen interest and enthusiasm to learn about our clients' business;
  • can work in teams, sharing knowledge and motivating and coaching their juniors and  contributing to overall success;
  • are empathetic, responsive and reliable;
  • are commercial and innovative in the solutions they deliver to clients;
  • are good at fostering relationships with clients

Equal Opportunities  

It is the Firm's policy to treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age. Furthermore, the Firm will ensure that no requirement or condition will be imposed without justification which could disadvantage individuals purely on any of the above grounds.   

The policy applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment. The Firm will regularly review its procedures and selection criteria to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and otherwise treated according to their relevant individual abilities and merits.    The Firm is committed to the implementation of this policy and to a programme of action to ensure that the policy is, and continues to be, fully effective. All staff are required to comply with the policy and to act in accordance with its objectives so as to remove any barriers to equal opportunity.    Any act of discrimination by employees or any failure to comply with the terms of the policy will result in disciplinary action.

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