Clifford Chance ramps up tech focus with new 400-lawyer cross-practice team

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Clifford Chance (CC) has pulled together 400 of its lawyers to form a new technology group, to meet growing client demand for legal advice around technology and the regulation of data.

The cross-practice group draws together lawyers from across the firm, with CC hoping to put technology at the heart of its entire client offering amid developments such as the forthcoming introduction of new European data protection laws and fintech innovation.

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