Clifford Chance, Africa Begin Beautiful Friendship

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 5:58 PM EDT) -- Clifford Chance LLP announced Monday that it would open a branch in Casablanca, Morocco, by the end of this year, a move that will establish the firm's first physical presence in Africa.

Anthony Giustini, a Clifford Chance partner based in Paris who is one of the leaders of the firm's broader Africa practice, said in a statement that the continent was rich with potential.

“It is clear that we are now reaching a tipping point. Major African corporates are looking to extend their footprint regionally and...
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