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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

Germany Japan Group

The German Japan Group, based in the Düsseldorf office of Clifford Chance, is a leading provider of legal services to the European operations of Japanese companies located in Germany.

The German Japan Group combines the legal expertise and commercial insights of Clifford Chance's German practice with the formidable legal resources of the firm's integrated global network.

The lawyers in the German Japan Group are highly experienced in a variety of complex domestic and cross-border transactions and projects, representing clients across key sectors such as energy, healthcare and industrials.

The group advises on a wide range of issues including M&A, antitrust, employment and competition regulations as well as corporate compliance laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act.

The German Japan Group has built strong relationships with clients by providing them with innovative and practical advice that is informed by a deep appreciation of their cultural and operational preferences in areas as diverse as communication styles, decision-making practices and negotiation strategies.

The Düsseldorf-based German Japan Group works in collaboration with Clifford Chance's Japan Business Group which advises Japanese companies doing business in Europe.