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Clifford Chance LLP

Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory

3 ranked lawyersBand 1UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

A market-leading firm in the financial services regulatory arena, with enviable strength in both contentious and non-contentious matters. Continues to advise on regulatory matters surrounding Brexit, as well as those relating to financial technology and over-the-counter derivatives. Advises an enviable array of clients including major retail and investment banks, financial regulators, fintech companies and leading corporates.

Strengths

Impressed clients say: "They were all very professional, knowledgeable and engaged."

Another client reports: "They are very business-focused and commercial, which makes them a great partner. They stand out for their responsiveness and for their bench strength and depth."

Work highlights

Assisted PNC Financial Services with regulatory issues surrounding the disposal of its stake in BlackRock, including advising on change of control notification obligations in 24 jurisdictions.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Bates is a highly respected practitioner who is frequently sought out by industry associations to advise on significant regulatory changes.
"He's hard-working and very experienced."

Paul Ellison is a regular adviser to private equity firms, which he assists with diverse regulatory concerns.

Recognised for his extensive thought leadership, Simon Gleeson demonstrates deep experience of financial services regulation. His broad client base includes both banks and investment funds.
"He is highly regarded in the industry and he's the person you want to speak to for big-picture, macro trends. He's very plugged in from an industry perspective."

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Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory

Clifford Chance LLP

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Location

10 Upper Bank Street

Canary Wharf

London

Greater London

UK

E14 5JJ

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory


Christopher Bates
Band 1
Paul Ellison
Band 5
Simon Gleeson
Band 1