CC takes corporate partner from New York rival

Clifford Chance's New York office has bolstered its corporate practice by recruiting Brian Hoffmann from rival Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft. Hoffmann, who worked at Cadwalader for just three years, will bring the number of partners who have joined Clifford Chance's New York corporate department since 2000 to a total of 18. As well as a strong background in M&A, Hoffmann has expertise in leveraged and management buyouts and restructuring work. First revealed on on 3 October