Skip to main content

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

News and awards

Clifford Chance appoints Global Chief Financial Officer

13 February 2024

Clifford Chance appoints Global Chief Financial Officer

Global law firm Clifford Chance has today announced the appointment of Daniel Burton as Global Chief Financial Officer. Daniel will succeed the current Global CFO, Patrick Glydon who will retire from the firm in July. Daniel joins Clifford Chance in mid-June following a successful 24-year career at Accenture where he was most recently Chief Financial Officer, Global Strategy & Consulting.

Michael Bates, UK Regional Managing Partner and Global Finance Partner, said: "We are looking forward to welcoming Daniel to the firm. He brings a wealth of expertise and experience that will continue to enhance our firm's finance function and support our continued growth."

Daniel Burton added: "I am excited to join Clifford Chance, working with their leadership team, across the markets and their clients to deliver the next phase of the firm's growth journey."

Michael Bates continued: "We have been so fortunate to benefit from the exceptional stewardship and expertise brought by Patrick and we thank him for all he has done to contribute to the success of the firm."