Clifford Chance London securitisation partners have voted for a change of group leadership following a contested election. Kevin Ingram fought off fellow partners Peter Taylor and Peter Voisey after the veteran former head John Woodhall stepped down. Ingram said: "John wanted to concentrate on international work… In London, we'll be [focusing on] maintaining our market-leading position." The London securitisation group accounts for half of the 26-partner practice worldwide.he London securitisation group accounts for half of the 26-partner practice worldwide. It is the three-way contested election at Clifford Chance in less than a year, following the vote for global finance head in autumn 2002, which itself followed the contested and protracted election for senior partner.