In-house Insights

In-house Insights
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Passion Prevails

Firas Oggar and his legal team find new ways of delivering value to their business by building an efficient ecosystem that enables them to focus on achieving strategic goals. What led you to your role here?...

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Building teams of repute

In October 2018, HFW extended its offering to clients with the formal launch of a consulting business. With an aim to advise clients on developing the business, enhancing their teams and protecting them against risk, HFW Consulting provides a wide...

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Challenging perceptions

Hani T. Gharbawi of Emaar – The Economic City talks about managing the fast-growing megaproject’s legal affairs in a rapidly-developing jurisdiction. The former chemical engineer turned lawyer, Hani T. Gharbawi of Saudi Arabia’s Emaar -The Economic...

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GDPR & the Cloud: New opportunities

In conversation with Microsoft’s Ramez Dandan and Joanne Fischlin on how organisations can leverage cloud technology to effectively comply with the impending EU data protection regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will change how companies...

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Challenge accepted: The future of an Emirati Judge

Justice Shamlan Al Sawalehi of the DIFC Courts has built an illustrious legal career over the years, having significant experience in the academic, private and public practice of law. It’s evident from his journey that he...

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Local learning, global value

David Gallo talks to the Oath on the Academy of Law’s growth, development and initiatives for the year 2017. Established in 2015, the DIFC Dispute Resolution Authority Academy of Law (AOL) is an independent entity that...

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The edge of innovation

Timothy Murphy of Mastercard on building strong relationships, establishing trust and assurance, redefining parameters and driving change. As Mastercard’s general counsel and chief franchise officer, Timothy Murphy champions innovation-led transformation at the financial services giant. He...

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Breaking new ground

The chief group general counsel and company secretary of Emirates NBD leads with grit and grace, mastering her skills to drive her passion to support the UAE in achieving its global ambitions. When we asked Lubna...

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An empowering experience

As the DIFC Wills & Probate Registry approaches its two-year anniversary, director Sean Hird talks about the Registry’s achievements thus far and plans for the future. The DIFC Wills & Probate Registry (the Registry) was officially...

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Making a difference

The core of Michael Mitchell’s role encompasses supporting the QF mission in education, research and community development. As the general counsel of Qatar Foundation (QF), Michael Mitchell oversees legal activities and is responsible for providing proactive...

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