Clifford Chance Cuts 8 From UK Capital Markets Practice

Law360, New York (November 9, 2009, 2:15 PM EST) -- Clifford Chance LLP has cut eight fee earners from its capital markets practice in London, scaling back its ranks even further to meet decreased demand for legal services in an office where 80 attorney jobs were eliminated earlier this year.

Clifford Chance doesn't have plans for large-scale layoffs, according to firm spokeswoman Anna Ward, who confirmed the fee-earner cuts Monday.

“We can confirm that the firm is proposing to make redundant a small number of lawyers from the capital markets practice in the London office,” Ward...
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