Clifford Chance has appointed Gavin Goodwin as Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to the Global Managing Partner Charles Adams, Gavin will be responsible for the firm’s global operations. Gavin will work with Jessica Littlewood, who has been recently appointed as Global Partner for Operations and Business Transformation.
For 25 years, Gavin has been with the firm. He served in many leadership positions e.g. in London, New York, Milan, Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Charles Adams says: “Our operations are critical to fully leveraging our talent, and depth and breadth of the expertise across our extensive global network. Gavin and Jessica will work together to drive further optimisation and continuous modernisation of our operational processes. We are going to continue investing in this area, with focus on the new ways of managing data and further digitalisation to drive global consistency and efficiency in delivering outstanding legal expertise to our clients“.
“I also want to thank Caroline Firstbrook, our outgoing Chief Operating Officer, for her many contributions over the years and building a tremendous foundation for our operational excellence“.