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Thanks for showing an interest in joining Clifford Chance. The application dates for our programmes vary depending on the stage you've reached in your studies.

In order to apply for our opportunities you should have a strong academic record. To us that means having 340 UCAS points at A Level (or equivalent) and obtaining or being on target for a 2:1 (or equivalent) degree result or higher. The subject of your degree however is not important.

Before you apply have you visited the 'Meet Our People' page? Head over to learn more about life at Clifford Chance or to ask a question that might strengthen your application.

London Training Contract

For 2019

Applications open: 03 October 2016 
Applications close: 03 January 2017 
Assessment dates: week commencing 06 February 2017

Applications for this cycle are now closed.

London Summer Vacation Scheme

For 2017

Aimed at: Students in their penultimate year of study, in any degree discipline. 

Applications open: 03 October 2016

Applications close: Midnight GMT, 03 January 2017
Assessments held: week commencing 23 January 2017

Scheme runs: 03 July 2017 until 14 July 2017 

Applications for this cycle are now closed.

Middle East Training Contract

For 2019

Applications open: 03 October 2016 
Applications close: Midnight GMT, 03 January 2017
Assessment dates: week commencing 22 January 2017

Applications for this cycle are now closed.

Middle East Summer Vacation Scheme

For 2017

Applications open: 03 October 2016 
Applications close: 
Midnight GMT, 03 January 2017

Applications for this cycle are now closed.

First Year Springboard Schemes

Scheme one runs: 26 June 2017 until 30 June 2017

Scheme two runs: 17 July 2017 until 21 July 2017

Aimed at: First year students, particularly those studying a Law degree

Applications open: 03 October 2016
Applications close: Midnight GMT, 03 January 2017
Assessments held: Week commencing 30 January 2017


Please note that there is only one application link for both schemes. You will be asked on the application if there is a scheme that you CANNOT attend.  

Applications for this cycle are now closed.

Open Days

Please note that due to exceptionally high application numbers, if you apply for an Open Day and are unsuccessful – you will not be able to make an application for another Open Day in the same academic year. You can of course apply for any other position, scheme or programme.

18 October 2016

Aimed at: Any student, of any discipline, of any year (including graduates)

Applications Open: 03 October 2016

Applications close:  10 October 2016

Applications for this Open Day are now closed.

11 November 2016

Aimed at: Any student, of any discipline, of any year (including graduates)

Applications Open: 11 October 2016

Applications Close: 30 October 2016

Applications for this Open Day are now closed.

25 November 2016

Aimed at: Any student, of any discipline, of any year (including graduates)

Applications Open: 30 October 2016

Applications Close: 13 November 2016

Applications for this Open Day are now closed.

07 December 2016

Aimed at: Any student, of any discipline, of any year (including graduates)

Applications Open: 13 November 2016

Applications Close: 23 November 2016

Applications for this Open Day are now closed.

22 March 2017

Aimed at: First Year students considering a Summer Vacation Scheme in Summer 2018 

Applications for this Open Day will open in January 2017. 

03 May 2017

Aimed at: First Year students considering a Summer Vacation Scheme in Summer 2018 

Applications for this Open Day will open in March 2017. 

28 June 2017

Aimed at: Year 13 students considering the First Year Springboard Scheme in 2018

Applications for this Open Day will open in May 2017.