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23 October 2019


Clifford Chance's Structured Finance team has been awarded Law Firm of the Year in the Structured Creditor Investor Capital Relief Trades Award, which were held in London last week.

The award recognises Clifford Chance's exceptional work in the capital relief trades market over the past 12 months, and is an acknowledgment of the firm's influence across all sectors of the CRT business. 

Partner Jessica Littlewood comments: “This award reflects our level of activity in this market, and our commitment to servicing clients in this sector as a strategic priority."

Partner Tim Cleary adds: “We are delighted to have received this award, which recognises our extensive experience, in-depth focus and deep resources in the sector."

The award underscores the firm's stand-out activity in the market, which has in the past year includedtransactions for banks in the UK, Spain, Germany, Singapore, Japan, Canada, Switzerland and the US, as well as the ground-breaking transaction for the African Development Bank. The firm has also undertaken work on behalf of protection sellers, such as EIF and IFC, as well as various hedge funds and pension funds.