Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers
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New appointments at Support Legal

Support Legal has strengthened its merger & acquisition and knowledge management capabilities with the appointment of two new principals. Hannah McKinlay and Ahmed Arif join the fast growing corporate practice as demand for flexible and cost-assured...

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KWM Dubai celebrates office expansion

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is expanding its Dubai office with the addition of Shawn Davis, partner, Project Finance and Daniel Xu, counsel, Dispute Resolution. Davis brings with him substantial capabilities in project finance, which enhance KWM’s Middle East offerings. He...

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Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel expands to Oman

Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel announced the appointment of Abdullah Al Owimari and Abdulredha Al Lawati as partners in the firm’s new Oman office. The new office, in the capital Muscat, is Global’s third office and its first...

Promotions at King & Spalding

King & Spalding has named 17 new partners, effective from January 1, 2018. The partner elections span 11 practices across seven offices (Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, London, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.). “Our new class...

MHLF strengthens its presence in Dubai

Mahmood Hussain Law Firm (MHLF) has announced the promotion of Kushagra Ashok Arora to the position of partner as of January 2018. Arora first joined MHLF in 2013 as associate partner. Since his introduction in MHLF,...

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Stephenson Harwood bolsters Dubai employment practice

Stephenson Harwood LLP has further strengthened its employment practice in Dubai, with formerly London-based partner Kiersten Lucas relocating to lead the firm’s employment team in Dubai. “Our employment practice in Dubai has been involved in ground-breaking...

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The Bench welcomes TMT heavyweight Chris Appleby

The Bench FZE announced it has welcomed IT and Telecom specialist, Chris Appleby, to its team. Joby Beretta, founder and director of The Bench said, “Chris brings with him over 25 years of global IT/Telecom experience,...

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Shane Wilson joins Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs has appointed Shane Wilson as partner in the Public & Infrastructure Finance Practice Group in the Dubai office. Wilson has more than a decade’s experience advising clients on banking and finance, particularly project...

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Gibson Dunn’s new partner

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP announced that the firm has elected 16 new partners, effective January 1, 2018. “We are very proud of our new partners, and congratulate them on achieving this important professional milestone,” said...

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