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Clifford Chance LLP

Asia-Pacific 2023
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Provided by Clifford Chance LLP
Asia-Pacific

Managing Partner: Matthew Layton

Senior Partner: Jeroen Ouwehand

Regional Managing Partner, Asia Pacific: Connie Heng

Number of partners: 570

Number of other fee-earners: 2,900

Asia Pacific Offices: Perth, Sydney, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore,

International Offices:

BELGIUM: Brussels

BRAZIL: São Paulo

CZECH REPUBLIC: Prague

FRANCE: Paris

GERMANY: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich

ITALY: Milan and Rome

LUXEMBOURG: Luxembourg

MOROCCO: Casablanca

NETHERLANDS: Amsterdam

POLAND: Warsaw

ROMANIA: Bucharest

RUSSIA: Moscow

SAUDI ARABIA: Riyadh*

SPAIN: Barcelona and Madrid

TURKEY: Istanbul

UAE: Abu Dhabi and Dubai

UKRAINE: Kyiv**

UNITED KINGDOM: London USA: New York and Washington, DC.

*Clifford Chance has a co-operation agreement with Abuhimed Alsheikh Alhagbani Law Firm in Riyadh ** Clifford Chance has a best friends relationship with Redcliffe Partners in Ukraine

Firm Overview:

Clifford Chance is one of the world’s leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm operates across the four key markets of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; pensions and employment; and litigation and dispute resolution. The firm has 32 offices in 22 countries with some 3,600 legal advisers. Clifford Chance operates across Asia Pacific, with offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Perth, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. With over 400 lawyers in Asia Pacific alone, it is one of the largest international firms in the region, enjoying a market leading reputation across practices.

Main Areas of Practice:

Capital Markets:

The capital markets practice has over 400 legal advisers worldwide, and offers a full-service US and UK securities law capability, complemented by local securities law expertise in each of the key financial centres. It provides integrated legal advice covering the full spectrum of global capital raising activities including public and private domestic and international offerings of traditional debt and equity securities as well as convertible and other derivative and structured securities.

Corporate:

The corporate practice has 750 legal advisers worldwide and represents many of the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on the largest and most complex transactions across the globe — from public takeovers, mergers and cross-border acquisitions to strategic alliances, joint ventures, outsourcings and restructurings. The practice offers specialist focus across a range of sectors including communications, energy, healthcare, financial institutions, funds, investment banking, insurance, media and technology.

Finance:

The firm’s leading international finance practice has over 700 legal advisers worldwide. The practice provides commercial and practical advice across the full spectrum of financial products including syndicated lending and leveraged and acquisition finance, asset finance, derivative products, project finance, financial regulatory, insolvency, restructuring and structured finance. It regularly advises regulatory authorities, supranational bodies, governments and government agencies.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:

The litigation and dispute resolution practice combines local expertise and a global network of over 500 litigation and dispute resolution lawyers, including an integrated team of recognised international arbitration specialists. The team works with clients to resolve disputes efficiently and effectively – whether through arbitration, litigation or other techniques. It also works with clients to develop compliance programmes that minimise future litigation risks.

Real Estate:

The real estate practice has over 500 partners and lawyers worldwide. The team advises on the entire property ‘life-cycle’ from the initial acquisition, development, leasing, joint venturing and financing through to the final exit, as well as tax structuring, PFI/PPP, corporate outsourcing, planning, environment and litigation.

Tax:

Clifford Chance’s leading tax practice advises clients on the complete range of international and domestic tax issues. Local tax groups work closely with areas such as securitisation, securities, M&A, corporate restructuring, private equity, real estate and funds.

Employment:

The employment practice has more than 100 specialist employment lawyers worldwide. Lawyers advise on a wide range of labour, HR and employment issues.

Ranked Offices

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UK - Head office
Australia
  • Perth
    Ground Floor, 235 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, WA 6000
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    Sydney
    Level 16, No. 1 O'Connell Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, NSW 2000
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China
  • Hong Kong
    27th Floor, Jardine House, One Connaught Place, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Japan
  • Tokyo
    1-1, Marunouchi 1-chome, Palace Building, 3rd floor, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan, 100-0005
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Singapore
  • Singapore
    25th floor, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, 12 Marina Boulevard, Singapore, Singapore Island, Singapore, 018982
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South Korea
  • Seoul
    22nd Floor, D1 Tower, 17, Jongno 3-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul, South Korea, 03155
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Clifford Chance LLP rankings

Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
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Asia-Pacific Region
Arbitration (International)
1 Department
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Arbitration (International)
2
Arbitration (International)
2
Band 2
Aviation: Finance
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
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Aviation: Finance
1
Aviation: Finance
1
Band 1
Lawyers
1
Fergus Evans
1
Band 1
2
Paul Greenwell
2
Band 2
Banking & Finance
1 Department
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Banking & Finance
1
Banking & Finance
1
Band 1
Capital Markets: Debt
1 Department
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Capital Markets: Debt
1
Capital Markets: Debt
1
Band 1
Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products
1 Department
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Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products
1
Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products
1
Band 1
Capital Markets: Equity
1 Department
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Capital Markets: Equity
1
Capital Markets: Equity
1
Band 1
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products
1 Department
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Capital Markets: High-Yield Products
2
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products
2
Band 2
Capital Markets: Securitisation
1 Department
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Capital Markets: Securitisation
1
Capital Markets: Securitisation
1
Band 1
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
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Corporate/M&A
1
Corporate/M&A
1
Band 1
Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
1 Department
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Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
1
Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
1
Band 1
Energy & Natural Resources
1 Department
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Energy & Natural Resources
2
Energy & Natural Resources
2
Band 2
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
1 Department
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Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
1
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
1
Band 1
Investment Funds: Private Equity
1 Department
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Investment Funds: Private Equity
1
Investment Funds: Private Equity
1
Band 1
Investment Funds: Registered Funds
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Investment Funds: Registered Funds
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Investment Funds: Registered Funds
1
Band 1
Islamic Finance
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Islamic Finance
2
Islamic Finance
2
Band 2
Projects & Infrastructure
1 Department
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Projects & Infrastructure
1
Projects & Infrastructure
1
Band 1
Australia
Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
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Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance
2
Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance
2
Band 2
Lawyers
2
Richard Gordon
2
Band 2
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