Matthew Layton, Clifford Chance - 25 February 2015

Listen to the address from Matthew Layton, Managing Partner of Clifford Chance LLP, as he delivers the latest lecture in the Distinguished Address Series.

Matthew LaytonThe recent development of the global legal market has seen the British legal industry and English law in the vanguard. The industry now faces new challenges and opportunities with increasing competition and unprecedented disruption - from within and outside the market.

In his address, Matthew reflects on key elements for successful development in the global legal market for Clifford Chance and looks forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Matthew Layton is the Global Managing Partner of Clifford Chance. He has been with Clifford Chance since 1983 and a partner since 1991. His practice has included advising major international companies and private equity sponsors on all aspects of public and private M&A and related financing. Matthew is ranked in Private Equity International's 2013 Legal Power 30 as one of the most influential lawyers working in the private equity industry today.

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