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Job Title South Africa Vacation Scheme 2024 - Cape Town
Job Location Cape Town
Job Type Early Careers/Graduate

The Firm

Clyde & Co has grown to become a leading global law firm in our core sectors. With a headcount of over 5,000 staff operating from over 60 offices and associated offices across six continents, we offer a comprehensive range of legal services and advice to businesses operating at the heart of global trade and commerce.

From developed to emerging markets, we aim to support our clients by putting the power of our globally integrated firm at their disposal with a range of seamless and efficient services and the very best, commercially minded, legal advice.
This, together with our sector expertise and regional understanding, allows us to help clients identify and manage risk and liability, navigate challenges, harness commercial potential and achieve sustained growth in today's complex and volatile business environment.

We are committed to being a responsible business which means taking responsibility for the impact we have on the environment and seeking to reduce it as much and as quickly as possible. It means taking responsibility for giving back and being a positive contributor to the communities in which we operate. And it means taking responsibility for fostering a truly diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace so that all our people can flourish and fulfil their highest potential, for the benefit of them, the firm and our clients.

Our Values

Our values are the principles that guide the decisions we make, unite us in our endeavours and strengthen our delivery, for our clients and our firm. We:

  • Work as one We are a globally connected team of talented people who act with a firm-first mentality to achieve success
  • Excel with clients We aim high and challenge ourselves to deliver unique excellence for our clients, keeping them at the centre of everything we do
  • Celebrate difference We help each other to be at our best and believe our differences result in greater achievement
  • Act boldly We seek new opportunities, take action and learn as we go, recognising that curiosity drives our development and contributes to growth

Vacation Schemes 2024

At Clyde & Co in South Africa we know the importance of maximizing our candidates' exposure to all aspects of our specialised practice and providing them with the appropriate guidance and training to ensure a meaningful articling experience.

We take a teamwork approach. Candidate Attorneys are given the opportunity to work closely with both Associates and Partners, while being given the freedom to act independently. A healthy balance is maintained between theoretical and practical tasks.

We offer Vacation Scheme work placements and articles in both our Johannesburg and Cape Town offices. You can only apply to one location. This application is for our Johannesburg office.

What to expect

  • Be immersed in our firm and the work we do from day one
  • Unrivalled training and support, from fee earners and HR
  • Experience real work by observing cases, drafting responses, providing advice and preparing research
  • Get involved in significant deals, meetings and negotiations
  • See how our lawyers provide a complete legal service to clients in our core practice areas
  • Attend seminars, networking events and social events with colleagues and clients

The Programmes

8th July 2024 - 19th July 2024

Key Requirements

  • You must be either a penultimate year or final year law student.
  • 70% overall academic average
  • BA Law, Bcom Law or LLB stream
  • Permanent South African residency

Recruitment Process

  • Soon to be announced: Kindly visit this platform again in January 2024.

Please click "Apply Now" below to complete an application.