In-house Insights

In-house Insights
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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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Enabling Innovation

Dzul Bakar of Shelf Drilling talks to the Oath on rising to the challenge of doing more with less and on leading change through creativity.  It’s fascinating to see in-house lawyers actively engaged in driving their...

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In the driver’s seat

Markus Federle talks about three private equity transactions which Samena Capital closed in the second half of 2016. Samena Capital, a principle investment group focused on the SAMENA1 region, closed three private equity transactions in three...

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Mapping the future

The general counsel of China State Construction Engineering Corporation seamlessly blends technology and law to provide real-time legal advice. In November 2016, Sadique Mohd was awarded the General Counsel of the Year distinction at The Oath...

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A Cloud for Everyone

What does it take to build a cloud for broader good? Brad Smith, the president and chief legal officer of Microsoft shares the Middle East perspective. Microsoft’s ‘A Cloud for Global Good’ manifesto is a three-part...

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Building for Tomorrow

Nicholas Polley of SEDCO Holding talks about why it is important for the general counsel to be a business partner to the organisation, the challenge in hiring external counsel and shares his thoughts on possible legislative...

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