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But Clifford Chance is having none of it. In fact, one Clifford Chance source told The Lawyer: “We don’t want to be near Portugal. It’s a sh*** market and I don’t care which firm it is, but it’s not us. (It was unclear whether he was nursing a tumbler of Mateus Rose at the time.)
So if it’s not Clifford Chance, then who is it? Is Portugal really that unappetising? And did the two spaces in the international firm’s name have room for an ampersand?