Experienced Lawyers

Dechert offers lawyers the opportunity to work on some of the most interesting and challenging legal matters for leading corporations and financial firms.

Focused on sectors with the greatest complexities, legal intricacies and highest regulatory demands, we excel at delivering practical commercial judgment and deep legal expertise for high-stakes matters. In an increasingly challenging environment, clients look to us to serve them in ways that are faster, sharper and leaner without compromising excellence. We are relentless in serving our clients, and we deliver entrepreneurial energy and seamless collaboration in a way that is distinctively Dechert.

Our success is largely due to our ability to attract top legal talent of all backgrounds who are seeking a platform to expand their careers.

For individuals in the EEA and residents of California, please see our applicable Recruitment Privacy Notice to learn what information we collect from you during the recruitment process and how we use it. 


Languages Spoken

Practice Group Training

In-House Career Coach

Dechert Days of Service


Pro Bono Hours Completed



EMEA - How to Apply

Dechert welcomes inquiries from qualified lawyers at all levels who would like to join our world class practices

To apply for a EMEA lateral position, please send your CV and a covering letter to the recruitment team at



Note To Recruitment Agencies:
 Recruitment agencies should feel free to enquire about openings and opportunities. However, we will not accept candidate introductions from any recruitment agency unless a fee agreement is in effect prior to the introduction. In accordance to our fee agreement, all submissions should be made directly to a member of our Lateral Recruiting Department. Resumes sent to Dechert LLP lawyers will not be accepted or considered valid submissions

View Our Frequently Asked Questions