Clifford Chance aims to boost US revenues to 20% of firmwide total

Magic circle firm's managing partner sets out US growth as 'key priority'

Clifford Chance (CC) is aiming to grow US revenues to 20% of its total fee income, as the firm continues its efforts to ramp up its Stateside presence.

Managing partner Matthew Layton (pictured) set out the target as part of the magic circle firm’s financial reporting for 2016-17. US billings during the 12-month period accounted for 13% of the firm’s total turnover of £1.54bn.

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