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2015

"The reputation and quality of international work were both factors in my decision to apply here, as was the chance to go abroad."
Second year trainee, London
"The Intelligent Aid graduate essay scheme encouraged me to apply here, as it was the opportunity to apply for the firm outside of the norm."
First year trainee, London
"I wanted to undertake great work at a highly reputable firm with a team spirit."
Second year trainee, London
"The people have been open, friendly and fun, and were definitely a reason why I applied here."
Second year trainee, London
"I was encouraged to apply to the firm by the training on offer, the international opportunities to use my language degree, the big-ticket work and the people."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm's culture, practice areas, people and diversity policy were all factors in my application here."
First year trainee, London
"I was encouraged to apply to my firm because of its global status and because of the opportunities to work abroad that were on offer."
Second year trainee, London
"Factors in my decision to apply here included the amazing training; great working environment; quality of work and international secondments."
Second year trainee, Paris

2014

"I chose the firm for its reputation, international work and opportunities. Also, everyone seemed friendly and approachable."
First year trainee, London
"I think CC is the best of the Magic Circle law firms and I really like its internationalism."
First year trainee, London
"I chose CC as it seemed to be the friendliest Magic Circle firm."
First year trainee, London
"CC has an amazing reputation and offers amazing work. Generally people seemed extremely nice."
Second year trainee, London
"Clifford Chance is recognised as being the best, and it gave me the opportunity to work abroad."
Second year trainee, Dubai
"I chose CC for the overall inclusive culture with top notch work, the best clients, and an international reach."
Second year trainee, Tokyo
"The global reputation of Clifford Chance is unquestionable; the firm is simply excellent. I had various offers and I figured that if it did not work out at Clifford Chance, I could always move but now, on qualification, I am happily staying and looking forward to developing my career here."
Second year trainee, Frankfurt
"I wanted to do the best work but also enjoy the working environment - my vacation scheme at CC confirmed it was the right place for me."
Second year trainee, London

2013

"It came across as the most impressive law firm that I applied to, making the decision a no-brainer."
Second year trainee, London
"The focus on the future and the international aspect was very exciting. There is a genuine desire to make clients and their documents the best they possibly can be. CC also has a fantastic (and well deserved) reputation."
Second year trainee, London
"My interview partner who represented the very best of CC (incidentally recruiting partner of my current group and still someone I keep up with from over five years ago now!). Been with CC from the start (evidently the firm inspires loyalty), technically incredibly impressive, brilliant with people and down-to-earth."
Second year trainee, London
"The most attractive Magic Circle option - non-stuffy and not Oxbridge obsessed, international outlook, reputation with clients in a number of different sectors and industries."
Second year trainee, London
"Reputation, quality of training and quality of work."
Second year trainee, London
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