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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Create. Disrupt. Deliver.

The people, processes and investment to transform legal services globally

Our commitment to clients means we are reshaping our services around your evolving needs to make delivery quicker, simpler, more efficient and more robust.

Every client requirement is unique. So we listen, then provide the best mix of legal talent and technology for each task.

By applying our expertise, embracing innovation and investing across the network in smart technology, we are setting new standards in the value and outcomes achieved. That makes our delivery more effective, every time.

"Innovation is a core part of the client strategy at Clifford Chance and we are committed to delivering creative, value-based solutions that are relevant to our clients. We are investing in technology, new skills and capabilities, specialist service centres and strategic partnerships to ensure that we continue to be the law firm of choice for the world's leading businesses of today and tomorrow."

Bas Boris Visser, Global Head of Innovation and Business Change


Create. Disrupt. Deliver.

Best Delivery

We call this CLIFFORD CHANCE CREATE Defining the future The future belongs to those who collaborate. We have created an ecosystem where clients, leading academic institutions and our own teams come together to share and develop new ideas that will shape our sector. Create


We have joined forces with industry innovators, breakthrough technologists and established market players to find opportunities that only emerge when specialists from different disciplines work together.

We work with …

  • Clients like Barclays Eagle Lab, to promote legal tech innovation
  • Leading universities like UCL, to develop new skills through our data science partnership
  • Innovation leaders like Legal Geek, StartUp BootCamp, Singularity University and Harvard Centre for the Legal Profession
  • … as well as investing in, and supporting legal tech start-ups.
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WE call this APPLIED SOLUTIONS Transformation through tech Clifford Chance Applied Solutions is where we combine our legal expertise with technology to solve complex client challenges and requirements. We are building a range of digital products that improve efficiency and consistency, free up resources and enhance business performance. Applied Solutions


Clifford Chance Applied Solutions are either built in-house or in collaboration with third-party experts under the leadership of experienced tech disruptors.

Currently these include:

  • Clifford Chance Dr@ft, the automated contract generating tool
  • SMCR Manager, an interactive digital tool to assist clients with the implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime
  • MiFID2 Tool, an automated toolkit developed with Neota Logic to help financial institutions
  • Brexit Tool
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We call this BEST DELIVERY Outstanding every time By bringing together our specialist expertise with the smartest tools and resources, we deliver an outstanding client experience improving outcomes for your business, in every matter, every time. Best Delivery


It's part of our culture to always ask, 'How can we do this better?' That is why we are investing in:

  • Specialist expertise brought together in multi-disciplinary centres around the globe – these Best Delivery Hubs combine knowledge, continuous improvement, technology and project/resource management specialists with locations in the UK, Americas, Asia Pacific, Continental Europe and the Middle East
  • Low cost, process and technology-driven legal support centres in Delhi and Newcastle
  • Smart technology to improve delivery.
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Innovation Insights

Get insights on the latest global trends and developments in resources, processes and legal technology from our Innovation team, and how these are impacting the delivery of legal services.

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