When it comes to the work we do, the results we achieve and the people we recruit, we want the best.

Our partners, lawyers and business professionals all have certain common qualities that we look for.

We recruit intelligent, mature people, who can work independently when needed but who also contribute to our team. You will be sociable and able to relate to people with different types of personalities from diverse backgrounds and cultures from both inside and outside our firm.

We will expect you to be able to get to grips with new situations, tasks and environments quickly and take responsibility for your work and your development.

Practicing international law isn't an easy option. Those who succeed will relish the chance to work with the very best clients on cutting-edge deals and cases, frequently working across countries and markets.

Combining the highest international standards with practical local expertise in a stimulating and demanding environment we offer outstanding support to our clients, and exceptional career opportunities to our people.

We demand exacting standards of our colleagues and expect:

  • Excellent qualifications in law
  • Analytical understanding of economic correlations
  • Analytical comprehension of our clients' objectives
  • Good knowledge of the English language
  • Great communication skills
  • A genuine team spirit
  • High degree of personal responsibility

A career here will be characterised by international opportunities, fascinating business challenges, inspiring people and teamwork.


To ensure you get the best access to all of our opportunities, please visit our new global careers site.

Global careers site


Cavenagh Law offers the brightest graduates the opportunity to work with the best lawyers. Read more about the Practice Training Contract with Cavenagh Law, which forms part of the twenty-six month Cavenagh Law and Clifford Chance training programme.