Beijing Legal Recruiting

Cleary Gottlieb is a single, fully integrated partnership, with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. We frequently work on international transactions and lawyers in each office routinely interact with their colleagues in other offices in other countries.

We offer in each of our offices, an informal and collegial working environment that fosters the professional and personal growth of our lawyers. We seek lawyers who are confident in their abilities and creative in their thinking. Above all, we strive to provide our clients with legal work of the highest quality. To find these attributes in a lawyer, we look for academically excellent candidates who are enthusiastic about practicing law in a challenging and dynamic international setting. We believe we can best serve the changing needs of many of our clients by seeking candidates who possess the willingness and ability to be flexible in their practice. At the same time we permit lawyers, who so wish, to specialize early on in a particular field of law. We place a premium on openness, diversity, individuality and collegiality, and look for candidates who do so as well.

Qualified Lawyers. Candidates should submit a written application, including curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting documentation, to Alternatively, applications may be addressed by post to:

Legal Recruitment
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Beijing Representative Office
45th Floor, Fortune Financial Center
5 Dong San Huan Zhong Lu
Chaoyang District
Beijing 100020, China


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Equal Employment Opportunity

From its inception, Cleary has strived to maintain a friendly and collegial atmosphere that makes our offices a positive and supportive place in which to work. We believe strongly in the desirability of a work environment that is free from all forms of discrimination and harassment, where all of us observe the highest professional standards and treat each other with civility, respect and dignity. Consistent with these goals, the firm has a policy prohibiting any form of discrimination or harassment based on actual or perceived age, alienage or citizenship, ancestry, arrest or conviction record, color, creed, disability, domestic partnership status, gender identity, self-image, appearance, behavior or expression, genetic predisposition or genetic carrier status, marital status, military status, national origin, partnership status, pregnancy, childbirth- and pregnancy-related medical conditions, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation or preference, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a victim of stalking or a sex offense, unemployment, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. This policy applies to all employment-related matters, including recruitment, hiring, placement, assignments, training, compensation, promotion and termination.