Case Study Of Clifford Chance

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Clifford Chance LLP is a global law firm, a UK Limited Liability Partnership headquartered in London, United Kingdom. The firm is a member of the "Magic Circle" of leading international British law firms. Measured by revenues and number of layers, Clifford Chance is one of the 10 largest law firms globally. As stated in the Responsible Business Report of 2016, the firm has 3,000 lawyers specilised in different practice areas and sectors, 6,200 labour force, 35 offices in 25 countries, No.1 in Chambers Global Top 30 law firms, over 75% of the company’s top 50 clients worked with the firm across at least 20 of its offices and has £1,390million in annual revenues (2016).

How did this firm become the global law firm we know today?
Two London law firms Coward Chance and Clifford Turner shared same belief that the world's leading companies, organisations and government institutions would seek legal advice that could look beyond country borders. In 1987, the two top London law firms merged to form the global law firm known today as Clifford Chance. In 2000, Clifford Chance merged with two major international law firms; Germany's Pünder Volhard Weber & Axster and New York-based Rogers & Wells. The merging of these firms created the world's first global law firm, which to date remains the only non-franchise law firms across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.
Clifford Chance is headed by the Executive Leadership Group that is chaired by the firm's

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