Private Funds Lawyer in Paris (France)

Where: Paris (France)

Extent of Work: Full Time

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Job Description

Information about the Firm

Clifford Chance is one of the world’s leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; employment; litigation and dispute resolution.

Clifford Chance has 32 offices around the world. Every day, around 6000 staff members worldwide work together and with our clients to find solutions to issues arising in all aspects of business law.

In our Paris office, approximately 170 lawyers work on all types of complex, innovative matters, each one needing specialist understanding of the specific context of the relevant market.

The Funds team in Paris is specialised in formation and seeding of French and foreign private investment funds (private equity, venture, debt, real estate, infrastructure funds as well as funds of funds). The team also advises portfolio managers on the management of their business activity (in particular on regulatory aspects), on secondary portfolio transactions and spin-offs.

Key Attractions

Across the Firm we advise on large, interesting and high profile transactions. As well as recruiting the best people, we insist on the professional development of all our employees. Our lawyers work continuously to develop both legal and personal skills through the training programmes offered by our “in-house” university, the Clifford Chance Academy.

Our remuneration package is one of the most attractive in the market.


Skills and Qualification

  • You are a mid-level associate(4 to 5 years’ experience) in a private Funds and/or Real Estate Funds practice within a leading law firm, qualified in France.


  • You will have a strong academic background. A specialized Master’s degree (LL.M) or international commercial law, or a business management degree (HEC, ESCP, IEP, ESSEC, etc.), would be an asset.


  • You will possess excellent drafting skills. Proficiency in English is a must for any non-native English speaker.


  • You will be very well-organised and commercial in your approach. Dynamism, team spirit and communication skills are required qualities in order to progress in a stimulating environment.



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