CHANCE TO LEAD - Clifford Chance has shaken up its global leadership positions, including adding two roles and appointing its first female head of corporate, International’s Habiba Cullen-Jafar reports. Current Clifford Chance Americas corporate co-head Sarah Jones has been appointed as the firm’s next global head of corporate, replacing Guy Norman, as his second term reaches an end. Her appointment makes her the first woman at the firm to take on the role, and the role will now be based in New York for the first time in the firm’s history. London co-head of global financial markets Emma Matebalavu takes the reins of the global financial markets practice, meanwhile, as incumbent Rob Lee also reaches the end of his second term in the role. Matebalavu has been the London co-head of global financial markets since May 2019, according to her Linkedin profile, and a partner since 2008. She becomes the first woman at the firm to become global financial markets head.


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