Clifford Chance, a multinational firm with its main office in London, was formed by a merger of two law firms based in London. Being a part of the Magic Circle of the leading British firms of law, it is ranked among the ten largest firms all over the world; with respect to the revenue of the firm as well as the number of its lawyers. During 2016/17 the revenue of Clifford Chance amounted to £1.54 billion, the highest ever in the Magic Circle. The firm was successful in taking the first position for providing legal advice for public investor deals in 2015.
Ever since the merger took place the firm has expanded its activities across Asia and Europe and ended up being the 1st leading non-US law firm to practice and implement US law. According to a survey Clifford Chance has been ranked the highest by Japanese corporate departments since it maintained a high profile of looking into the local matters of Japanese clients along with maintaining a local law practice.
Other than winning various awards Clifford Chance is the 1st UK law firm that received permission, to open its office in South Korea, from the Ministry of Justice. The firm believes that the best combination of teams are various and comprehensive, and that individuals prosper in a situation where they are upheld in growing their vocations and building up their flexibility. Emphasis on inclusivity, improvement and prosperity empowers to convey better understanding and better exhortation to customers, and guarantees that the firm should keep on attracting, building and holding up the most significant quality individuals.
The firm runs various projects and activities for advancing consideration decent variety and prosperity at the firm. To guarantee that the greater part of the firm’s kin has open doors for advancement; it builds up the Clifford Chance Academy. The Academy gives around 1500 business aptitudes and lawful instructional classes to legal advisors and business administration experts.
Clifford Chance has set an objective for sexual orientation adjustment in the organization, and has made duties around ethnic decent variety, improvement and versatility.
The worldwide variety strategy sets out an expansive way to deal with consideration and assorted variety.
The worldwide group effort and professional bono technique concentrates on giving the most ideal help to the NGO and philanthropic customers, while in the meantime extending the abilities of relations and fortifying connections, organization and joint effort. This gives the greater part of relation, at all levels, with chances to practice and improve the aptitudes that are vital to advancement, making them more successful and balanced.
One method to measure the impact of this dedication is by setting a yearly focus of helping 100,000 individuals per year. The firm has a changed program of group and ace bono exercises, which concentrate on access to equity, access to instruction and access to justice.
The firm’s customers run from neighborhood group based associations to worldwide NGOs, with whom it has grown long haul, vital connections. It works together with driving organizations who share qualities to improve the help the firm has to offer. And in addition, volunteering for the firm’s administrations, monetary help is provided to philanthropies through the Clifford Chance Foundation.
Clifford Chance’s famous practice areas are as follows:
- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- Corporate & M&A
- Litigation & Dispute resolution
- Real estate
- Tax, pensions and employment