News Clifford Chance Corporate Real Estate and Infrastructure Asia Pacific UK Law firms China Life to buy Clifford Chance HQ for £780m By Kate Beioley 12 June 2014 12:43 17 December 2015 12:58 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 16 June 2014 at 16:13 At this rate we’ll all end up renting our bit of this green and pleasant land from someone in the Middle or Far East. It’s a bit like English imperialism in reverse – and the fact that it’s by purchase rather than force doesn’t alter the fact that we are gradually becoming colonial subjects. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.