Clifford Chance elects 30 new partners

Clifford Chance elects 30 new partners 2

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance today announces the promotion of 30 lawyers to the partnership.

The new partners are drawn from all of the firm’s market-leading practices, and from across its global network.

Matthew Layton, Clifford Chance Global Managing Partner comments:

“I am proud to welcome such a talented group of lawyers into the Clifford Chance partnership. Every one of them has demonstrated commitment to delivering great service to our clients through their deep expertise and collaborative teamwork with colleagues throughout the firm.

“These promotions underline our continued investment in those areas that are increasingly important to our clients, such as regulatory and internal investigations, tech and sector specialisms such as funds and investment management. They also reflect our commitment to ensure that the diversity of our partnership develops to reflect the rich pool of talent across our global firm today.  The voices of this group, and other newer generations in the firm, are essential in shaping our future in a fast-changing market environment.  I look forward to working with them all as we help our clients with their biggest opportunities and challenges in the years ahead.”

For selected key facts about the new partners, please click here.

The promotions take effect 1 May 2019.  The new partners are:


Madalyn Miller, Finance, New York
Guido Liniado, Finance, New York
Michelle Williams, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Washington

Asia Pacific

Tianning Xiang, Corporate, Beijing
Mark Chan, Capital Markets, Hong Kong
Rocky Mui, Corporate, Hong Kong
Christine Xu, Corporate, Hong Kong
Vicky Ma, Finance, Hong Kong
Tom Walsh, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong
Lei Shi, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Shanghai
Gareth Deiner, Capital Markets, Singapore
Nadia Kalic, Corporate, Sydney

Continental Europe

Jan-Hendrik Horsmeier, Corporate, Amsterdam
Dorothée Vermeiren, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Brussels
Stefan Bruder, Corporate, Frankfurt
David Pasewaldt, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Frankfurt
Kristof Meynaerts, Corporate, Luxembourg
Martin Wurth, Finance, Luxembourg
Ignacio Díaz, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Madrid
Gauthier Martin, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Paris

Middle East

Tariq Imam, Real Estate, Dubai

United Kingdom

Andrew Kelly, Capital Markets, London
Kate Vyvyan, Capital Markets, London
Jennifer Mbaluto, Corporate, London
Alexander Chester, Corporate, London
Peter Chapman, Finance, London
Nicholas Kinnersley, Finance, London
Caroline Dawson, Finance, London
Kate Scott, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, London
Richard Kalaher, Tax, Pensions & Employment, London

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