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News and awards

News and awards

4 May 2023

Global (all regions)

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has been named International Law Firm of the Year 2023 by IFLR. The firm received the award during the IFLR Europe Awards in London.

Steve Jacoby, Regional Managing Partner for Continental Europe comments: "This is an exceptional achievement as a result of true teamwork".

In addition to this award, the firm also won:

  • National law firm of the year: France
  • National law firm of the year: Belgium
  • Team of the year: Equity
  • Team of the year: Financial services regulatory
  • Team of the year: Securitisation & structured finance
  • Deal of the year: Equity – Porsche IPO
  • Deal of the year: Securitisation & structured finance – B2Holding NPL Securitisation
  • Specialist award: Digital Finance Award – Global: EIB Digital Bond
  • Specialist award: Net Zero Transition Award
  • Rising star award: Sarah Steece

Michael Bates, Regional Managing Partner for the UK adds: "Our leading position in Europe has again been confirmed by these awards, whether it is about teams, deals or specialists. These awards reflect the one team, collaborative, client centric approach that is at the heart of our client offering and which sees us appointed on the most complex and innovative matters in our region and throughout the world".

Steve Jacoby continues: "These awards reflect the quality and strength of our position in Europe. A big thanks to our clients and colleagues: the awards are the outcome of facing complex and strategic opportunities and challenges with confidence and innovation – by working together."

Judged independently by IFLR's editorial team, the awards focus exclusively on legal innovation in cross-border transactions that reached financial close during the 2022 calendar year.