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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

Code of Conduct

To achieve our vision of being the global law firm of choice, we must be fully committed to the highest professional and ethical standards, and nurture a culture characterised by integrity, responsibility, accountability and inclusivity.

The core principles of our culture are set out in our values-based Code of Conduct which defines our expectations of everyone working in our firm, and acts as a guide for our behaviour with each other, our clients, and all our external stakeholders.

Our Code of Conduct is an expression of what it looks like to live our values:

  • Act with integrity
    Act with integrity and play by the rules
  • Be inclusive
    Be inclusive and respectful and do not discriminate, bully, harass or victimise others
  • Embrace challenge
    Embrace challenge, be open to change and together strive for excellence
  • Speak up
    Speak up and call out unacceptable conduct
  • Act responsibly
    Act responsibly and actively contribute to beneficially serve the wider communities

Responsible Business

As a leader in our field we are rightly held to high standards in all we do. Our Responsible Business strategy focuses on how we create long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders, informed by the UN Global Compact and global sustainability frameworks.

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Inclusion

Being inclusive and embracing our differences is one of our core values; it is fundamental to our Code of Conduct and our pursuit of excellence.

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Ethics and purpose

We learn from how other organisations are integrating ethics, purpose and values into all they do, and showcase how leaders are establishing new standards of best practice for transforming business.

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