Clifford Chance is an international law firm with its main offices in London. The company is a member of the ‘Magic Circle’ of top UK solicitors. This firm of lawyers has over 29 offices in 20+ countries, employing over 6,600 people, including lawyers, partners and legal advisers. Their offices are spread throughout America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
The main areas of commercial law that Clifford Chance specialises in are:
- Capital markets
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Banking and finance
- Dispute resolution
It has legal specialists in sectors such as banking, retail, financial services, healthcare, chemicals, insurance, telecoms and many more.
As well as offering legal advice, Clifford Chance also gives clients advice on business matters and market opportunities. In addition, the firm advises government on business and regulatory issues.
The Clifford Chance law firm was formed in 1987. It was a result of a merger between two law firms – Coward Chance and Clifford Turner. In 2000, a further merger took place with German firm Pünder Volhard Weber & Axster and New York firm Roger & Wells. The merger meant that Clifford Chance was now a truly global firm and also broadened the range of legal expertise that it could offer.
As well as direct legal services, Clifford Chance also offers a number of online services such as free email alerts, which provide updates on various legal topics such as:
They deal with the following legal areas:
Administrative and public law
Civil and commercial mediation
Civil liberties and human rights
Computer and IT law
Construction and civil engineering
Debt and money advice
Energy and natural resources
Financial and investment services
Insolvency and bankruptcy
Intellectual property law
International law (non EU)
Media and entertainment law
Mergers and acquisitions
Transport, road and rail
Clifford Chance Legal Services
10 Upper Bank Street
Telephone Number: 02070 061 000
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