Are you interested in or considering a career in Law? If so, then this fascinating and insightful session is for you! Jeremy Barker talks us through his career journey since Wellington to joining Clifford Chance in 2011 and what his role as a Senior Associate entails.
At Wellington, Jeremy was a keen musician, sportsman and Head of College. Following leaving Wellington and having a GAP year in South Africa Jeremy completed his Bachelor of Law degree at Southampton University and LPC at the College of Law.
Jeremy joined Clifford Chance London in 2011 and qualified into the CC Project Finance team in London at the start of 2013. His training contract included a client secondment to Globeleq and a seat in the CC Hong Kong office.
Jeremy was seconded to the CC Dubai office in February 2015 and has been a Senior Associate since 2017. His experience in Dubai includes 7 months in the Export Finance team at HSBC Bank Middle East Limited and he specialises in all types of banking work including export finance, project finance, syndicated lending, Islamic finance, and restructurings.
Jeremy’s presentation provides a wealth of resource for students and young OWs touching on his academic journey to Clifford Chance, what his current role entails, what he loves about his role and which key skills are needed to be able to work as a lawyer. Jeremy also provides invaluable useful and practical tips about applying for a job/internship (including how your extracurricular activities boost your application!) and what interviewers look for.
Jeremy is available to contact on Welly Connect should you have any further questions or would like to know more information.