Resources by Country
Clients benefit from the breadth of our finance and capital markets teams across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. We are a top-tier firm in every European country we work in, helping clients understand the local markets, key players, and legal frameworks. Long-established relationships with local counsel, long-term exposure to legal issues and a constant flow of complex and outstanding deals on the continent makes us the go-to firm in Africa. We are the Middle East's market-leading international law firm, with more regional Tier One directory rankings than any other firm. We work with clients throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
To find our client resources for the countries in EMEA, click on any of the countries listed.
We work on high-profile, groundbreaking and market first transactions across Africa, acting for all types of clients including African and international corporations, investors, commercial lenders, export credit agencies, development agencies and governments, domestic and international hedge funds and private equity funds on Africa related matters.
Lenders and borrowers rely on our Brussels team when setting up credit transactions. We are active in bank lending, project finance and PPPs, in structured finance, and in the debt capital markets. We offer a strong financial regulatory expertise and assistance to asset managers and financial service providers. We also advise underwriters and issuers with all forms of equity and equity linked capital market transactions.
Our finance practice in Prague has built an excellent reputation with its dedicated team focusing on the full range of banking, finance and capital markets transactions and is recognised as a Tier 1 practice by the leading benchmarking publications, such as Chambers & Partners and IFLR1000.
England and Wales
Our substantial team in London is well known for its work in finance and the debt and equity capital markets. We work closely with domestic and international corporates, financial institutions, regulators and government and public-sector bodies.
As one of the leading finance and capital markets practices in the French market, we cover the whole spectrum of banking, finance and capital markets products, including leveraged finance, corporate lending, infrastructure finance, project finance (domestic and international project finance), sovereign, public and private debt restructuring, export finance, real estate finance, sovereign lending, financial services, debt and equity capital markets, structured finance and securitisation, derivatives and regulatory work.
Clifford Chance has the largest Banking and Capital Markets practice in Germany. We advise leading financial institutions, investors, corporates and regulatory authorities. Our expertise covers the following areas: Asset Finance, Bank Lending & Acquisition Finance, Debt & Equity Capital Markets, Derivatives, Financial Regulatory, Investment Law/Asset Management, Project Finance (Energy and Infrastructure)/PPP, Securitisation/Structured Finance.
Our Finance and Capital Markets practice in Italy comprises specialists who cover all relevant areas: banking and finance, debt and equity capital markets, securitisation, regulatory and derivatives.
The Banking, Finance and Capital Markets team in Luxembourg acts for leading investment banks, commercial banks, asset managers and corporates as well as institutional, sovereign and private issuers.
Our Casablanca office is a gateway to the wider North Africa and sub-Saharan Francophone region. We have cutting-edge expertise in relation to Moroccan law. We have a perfect understanding of the Moroccan market and unparalleled expertise in relation to cross-border transactions.We advise Moroccan and international organisations across the whole spectrum of business on a wide range of complex legal matters.
Our Banking & Finance and Capital Markets teams in Amsterdam are at the top of the market in the Netherlands. We work side by side to deliver the full range of funding solutions to our clients, including bank lending, debt capital markets, securitisation, structured finance and derivatives.
Clifford Chance, Janicka, Krużewski, Namiotkiewicz i wspólnicy sp.k. (the Warsaw office) is an integrated part of Clifford Chance’s global network. Our highly experienced team combines global know-how with in-depth knowledge of the Polish market to provide clients with advice on the entire range of financing: acquisition, asset, project, real estate, and consumer financing, as well as all financial instruments: debt, securitization, derivatives, securities lending and passported structures.
Our Bucharest team works with banks, funds and major international corporates on all aspects of cross border finance and debt and equity capital markets, including structured debt, M&A, derivatives, regulation, restructuring and projects, infrastructure and asset finance.
Following recent legislative changes in Saudi Arabia, with effect from 1 May 2023, Clifford Chance's existing cooperation arrangement with AS&H has become a 50-50 Joint Venture and is now known as AS&H Clifford Chance.
Our Spanish practice advises on syndicated lending, leveraged and acquisition finance, asset finance, project finance, insolvency and restructuring, debt and equity capital markets, structured finance, securitisation, derivatives, financial regulatory, asset management and private banking.
We keep a long-standing commitment to Turkey that has given us a deep understanding of the Turkish market and unparalleled expertise in relation to cross-border transactions. After more than 30 years of advising domestic and international clients on Turkey related matters, we have been operating on the ground in Istanbul since 2011, first in cooperation with Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership and then with CIFTCI Attorney Partnership. Our Istanbul Office focuses on a wide range of infrastructure, energy, finance, project finance, capital markets and Corporate/M&A work where we already enjoy a strong reputation.
We have advised clients in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for over 40 years. We have in-house Arabic capability, and, in contrast to many other firms, we can advise on both English and UAE law. Our offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai are permanently staffed by over 80 lawyers who are familiar with the region's laws, languages, and business processes.
Working through our 'Best Friends' agreement with Redcliffe Partners in Kyiv, we combine local market knowledge, technical excellence and international reach. Clifford Chance and the Redcliffe team have handled many of Ukraine's most prominent local and cross-border deals and have advised on a number of the high-profile debt restructurings.