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26 May 2023


Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has been named Europe-wide law firm of the year during the Chambers Europe Awards 2023.

According to Chambers, Clifford Chance stands out for its leading presence across Europe, with an impressive 69 Band 1 rankings across our European coverage. This includes top rankings in a range of Europe-wide areas, including Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Corporate/M&A, Corporate Investigations, Private Equity, Real Estate and Restructuring/Insolvency. The firm continually stands out for heading high-profile, complex mandates drawing on the strength and breadth of its offices across the region, Chambers said.

Steve Jacoby, Regional Managing Partner for Continental Europe comments: "The award reflects achievements over the past year including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service".  Michael Bates, Regional Managing Partner for the UK adds: "This award is the result of great teamwork of our lawyers and business professionals across Europe".

The awards ceremony, held in Milan, recognises law firms' pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the region, based on the research for the recent edition of Chambers Europe Guide. Chambers and Partners is the leading independent professional legal research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers and law firms.

Earlier this month, Clifford Chance was named International Law Firm of the year by IFLR at the IFLR Europe Awards.