Charlton appointed global corporate head at CC

Peter Charlton has emerged as Clifford Chance‘s new global head of corporate. The London head defeated Italian managing partner Nick Wrigley in the firm’s first contested election for the post. Charlton’s election manifesto underlined the corporate group’s target of increasing revenues by 10 per cent every year and focused on building synergies between Asia and the rest of the firm’s global network, as well as growth in the Middle East.

First revealed on 15 June