Leading international law firm, Clifford Chance has elected Adrian Cartwright as its new Senior Partner for a four-year term starting 1 January 2023, succeeding Jeroen Ouwehand.
Charles Adams, Global Managing Partner said, "I congratulate Adrian whose extensive leadership experience and global market knowledge is representative of our strong bench of talented leaders who play a critical role in ensuring Clifford Chance remains the firm of choice for the world's leading businesses. I look forward to working with him to keep our focus on securing strong foundations for our future success.
"Many thanks to Jeroen who has done an excellent job as our Senior Partner over the last four years supporting the firm by providing deep insight and direction on fast changing global and economic realities. He has also made a significant contribution in strengthening client relationships and winning work by establishing our market leading ESG offering, and will continue to play a key role in advancing this work as part of our strategy for the future."
Adrian commented, "I am honoured to have been elected as Senior Partner and thank the partners for the opportunity to serve. I look forward to working alongside the Partnership Council and, with Charles, the partnership and all our talented colleagues across the firm to build on our strengths as one firm, providing the best service to our clients, and to champion our inclusive culture. I am optimistic and ambitious for the future and what we can achieve together."
Adrian was Global Head of Capital Markets from 2014 until earlier this year.