Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance is a multinational law firm that provides legal advisory services. The Firm's main practice areas are banking and finance, capital markets, corporate & M&A, litigation & dispute resolution, real estate, tax, pensions, and employment. 

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
5,690 (est)
Clifford Chance was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Clifford Chance

Patrick Glydon

Patrick Glydon

Chief Financial Officer
Chris Perrin

Chris Perrin

Executive Partner and General Counsel
Laura King

Laura King

Global Head of People and Talent
Caroline Firstbrook

Caroline Firstbrook

Chief Operating Officer
Guy Norman

Guy Norman

Global Business Unit leader: M&A and Corporate Transactions/Advisory
Jeremy Sandelson

Jeremy Sandelson

Global Business Unit leader: Risk Management, Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Evan Cohen

Evan Cohen

Regional Managing Partner: Americas
Geraint Hughes

Geraint Hughes

Regional Managing Partner: Asia Pacific
Yves Wehrli

Yves Wehrli

Regional Managing Partner: Continental Europe
Peter Dieners

Peter Dieners

Regional Managing Partner: Germany
David Bickerton

David Bickerton

Regional Managing Partner: London
Matthew Layton

Matthew Layton

Managing Partner
Rob Lee

Rob Lee

Global Business Unit leader: Financial Markets

Clifford Chance Office Locations

Clifford Chance has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
10 Upper Bank Street

Clifford Chance Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Clifford Chance Financial Metrics

Clifford Chance's revenue was reported to be £1.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

476 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

503 m

Cash (30-Apr-2016)

183 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

947 m938 m883 m


412 m412 m503 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

12 m13 m12 m

Pre tax profit

387 m374 m491 m

Income tax expense

10 m11 m15 m

Net Income

377 m363 m476 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


110 m127 m183 m

Accounts Receivable

227 m228 m248 m

Current Assets

837 m839 m923 m


39 m46 m86 m


7 m2 m

Total Assets

883 m887 m1 b

Accounts Payable

32 m31 m37 m

Current Liabilities

301 m312 m353 m

Non-Current Liabilities

408 m477 m452 m

Total Liabilities

709 m789 m805 m

Retained Earnings

377 m363 m453 m

Total Equity

174 m98 m204 m

Financial Leverage

5.1 x9.1 x4.9 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

377 m363 m453 m

Depreciation and Amortization

18 m17 m16 m

Accounts Receivable

227 m228 m248 m

Accounts Payable

32 m31 m37 m

Cash From Operating Activities

423 m418 m472 m

Purchases of PP&E

(11 m)(12 m)(48 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(11 m)(11 m)(48 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(399 m)(388 m)(373 m)

Interest Paid

(12 m)(13 m)(12 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(10 m)(11 m)(15 m)
GBPY, 2016


274.2 k

Financial Leverage

4.9 x

Clifford Chance Operating Metrics

Clifford Chance's Locations was reported to be 35 in 2016, which is a 3% decrease from the previous period
Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016

Profits per Equity Partner

$1.84 m$1.88 m

Revenue per Lawyer

$890 k$845 k







Total Lawyers

2.5 k2.5 k3 k

Clifford Chance Revenue Breakdown

Clifford Chance Median Salaries

Source: 32 public H-1B filings from Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance Online and Social Media Presence

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