18 February 2019
Clifford Chance has performed strongly in Chambers Global 2019
International law firm Clifford Chance has performed strongly in Chambers Global 2019. The firm secured 112 Band 1 rankings – more than any other firm, and 19 Global-wide Band 1 rankings, also more than any other firm.
The firm's Global-wide Dispute Resolution and Corporate Investigations practices have both been promoted to Band 1 for the 2019 edition. The strengths of the firm's African Corporate/Commercial: OHADA Specialists and Capital Markets teams have also been recognised.
As one client said: "They are second to none. The quality of the product is first class, the associates are excellent at every level, and the New York and English law coverage across offices was seamless." Another adds: "They are a market leader with a comprehensive geographical offering."
Clifford Chance Managing Partner Matthew Layton commented on the performance: "These are excellent results. I'm delighted to see – yet again – this recognition for the quality and depth of our capability across our international network. Given Chambers' research draws so heavily on testimony from our clients and examples of the work we do, the rankings are a clear demonstration that clients truly value our global platform and 'one firm' approach to delivering for them. Particular congratulations to our global L&DR practice which has been promoted to Band 1 in, an overdue acknowledgement the team's consistently fantastic performance over recent years."
Chambers Global 2019 directory offers client-based insights into law firms and lawyers practicing internationally. The law firm and lawyer rankings are based on performance across the world's prominent practice areas and markets.