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Clifford Chance ranked Band 1 in the UAE in Chambers FinTech Guide for third year running

22 December 2022

Clifford Chance ranked Band 1 in the UAE in Chambers FinTech Guide for third year running

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance is delighted to announce that the Firm has ranked Band 1 for FinTech Legal in the UAE in Chambers Fintech Guide 2023 for third year running. The guide identifies and differentiates the leading payments, blockchain, cyber security and data protection specialists globally, offering an indispensable resource for start-up and scale-up FinTech businesses, incumbent tech and financial services firms, and PE/VC investors in the sector.

As Chambers notes, "The Clifford Chance [UAE] FinTech team has significant expertise across M&A, blockchain, financial regulation and cybersecurity matters. Clifford Chance's global reach is attractive to clients such as financial institutions, start-ups and regulatory bodies. Partner and head of the Firm's FinTech group in the Middle East, Jack Hardman, also achieved a Band 1 individual ranking in the UAE, where he is noted "to be operating at the top of the market", while having "an amazing attitude when conducting business".

Commenting on the ranking, Jack said: "We are delighted to again be ranked so highly in the FinTech Guide and very grateful for the feedback from our clients. The recognition, based on peer and client feedback, reflects clients' willingness to engage us on wide range of FinTech matters which are becoming of increasing strategic importance to their businesses."