Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

Alex Ghazi joins Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company has announced their latest head of office recruit, Alex Ghazi, former group general counsel and company secretary for Arabtec Holding PJSC, based in Abu Dhabi. Ghazi has over 21 years experience having...


DLA Piper strengthens regional corporate capability

DLA Piper has welcomed Capital Markets partner, George Barboutis to its Middle East partnership. Based in Dubai, Barboutis relocates from the firm’s London office where he has been a partner since 2011. US-qualified, Barboutis heads the...

Dino Wilkinson & Glenn Lovell

Key partner appointments at Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co announced the appointments of Glenn Lovell and Dino Wilkinson as partners in its corporate practice in Riyadh and TMT practice in Dubai respectively. Glenn Lovell joins as partner in the firm’s corporate practice...


Norton Rose Fulbright bolsters Islamic finance practice

Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Shauaib Mirza as of counsel in the Dubai office. Mirza joins the firm from Clifford Chance. Mirza is a highly experienced Islamic finance lawyer with ten years of...


Promotions galore at Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance has announced the promotion of 24 lawyers to its partnership, including Graham Brewer who is based in the Dubai office and covers the Middle East. Graham Brewer recently moved from the London Finance practice...


Eversheds Sutherland’s new partner

As part of 20 partnership promotions made across the firm, Eversheds Sutherland (International) has announced a partner promotion in the UAE. Clint Dempsey, head of Banking and Finance in the UAE, has been promoted to partner...


Winston & Strawn appoints Christopher Skipper

Christopher Skipper has joined Winston & Strawn as a partner in the Corporate and Finance Practice in Dubai. Skipper was previously senior in-house counsel at Dubai-based investment firm Istithmar World. “With the addition of Chris to...


Hadef & Partners appoints new head of IP in Dubai

Munir Suboh has joined Hadef & Partners to head the Intellectual Property practice in the Dubai office, advising on the full suite IP services and providing support across all of Hadef & Partners’ practice areas, including...


Elias Hayek joins Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs continues the expansion of its global hospitality practice with the addition of Elias J. Hayek, former vice president, legal – EMEA Division, at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Hayek, who joins the...

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