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Clyde & Co Graduate Careers

Welcome to the law firm hub for Clyde & Co. Use this resource to learn more about this law firm, apply for an opportunity, and become immersed in the firm's culture. 

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  • Employer Clyde & Co
  • Salary(N/A) N/A
  • Location Online
  • Vacancies
  • Deadline06/10/2022

The AllAboutLaw perspective on Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co is a leading, sector-focused global law firm with 440 partners, 1800 lawyers, 2500 legal professionals and 4000 staff in over 50 offices and associated offices worldwide. 

Clyde & Co advise clients across five core global sectors: insurance, energy, trade & commodities, infrastructure, transportation. Other areas of expertise include: banking & financing, corporate disputes, cyber security, education, emerging markets, employment, financial services, fraud, healthcare, hospitality, intellectual property, litigation, pensions, real estate, trade sanctions.

The firm recruits exclusively for the training contact through its vacations scheme. There are training contract opportunities in London, Manchester, Newcastle, Scotland and the Middle East. Across all locations there are usually between 35-45 training contracts on offer, with the majority being sat in London.  

What the firm says

Clyde & Co specialises in the sectors that move, build and power our connected world and the insurance that underpins it, namely: transport, infrastructure, energy, trade & commodities and insurance. With a strong focus on developed and emerging markets, the firm has achieved compound average annual revenue growth of 13% over the last ten years, making it one of the fastest growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth. 

We run a number of vacation schemes in our London and Manchester offices each year, during which students join us for two weeks and learn about the firm and how the law is applied to our core sectors. We also run Bright Futures – a nine month programme aimed at first year law and second year non law students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds – and insight days during which students join us for a day in the office to gain insight into the culture and work of the firm.



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Academic requirements

Clyde & Co's academic criteria is set at AAB at A level with a 'strong' 2:1 degree (mitigating circumstances are taken into account alongside the Rare contextualised recruitment system), and a commendation for the GDL (if applicable) and LPC.

Diversity interests

Clyde & Co views diversity and inclusion as critical to the international nature of its business and has created a working environment where people from different backgrounds can flourish. Take a look at the Diversity tab of this hub for more information.