Clifford Chance steals bengoshi from Freshfields

Author: | Published: 5 Dec 2006

Clifford Chance's hiring of Masayuki Okamoto as a partner in its finance practice has strengthened its team of bengoshi (Japan-qualified lawyers), and takes the firm's Tokyo office up to nine Japanese lawyers, compared with 13 non-Japanese.

Okamoto joins the firm from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he...