Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers
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King & Spalding adds Project Finance partner Robin Bayley in Abu Dhabi

King & Spalding has recruited project finance specialist Robin Bayley as a partner in the firm’s Corporate, Finance & Investments practice based in Abu Dhabi. Bayley represents sponsors, developers and financial institutions on complex, multi-sourced financings...

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Khalid Al-Abdulkareem joins AS&H as senior partner

Abuhimed Alsheikh Alhagbani Law Firm (AS&H) in co-operation with Clifford Chance, is pleased to announce that Khalid Al-Abdulkareem has joined the AS&H partnership as Senior Partner, with effect from 1 January 2019. Al-Abdulkareem is one of...

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Clyde & Co strengthens Real Estate & Hospitality team

Clyde & Co has appointed Peter Greatrex as a partner in its Real Estate & Hospitality practice. Based in Dubai, Greatrex will be responsible for further developing the firm’s wider Middle East offering, with a particular focus...

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Ashurst boosts project finance capability with partner hire

Ashurst has appointed projects partner Matthew Wood. Initially based in Abu Dhabi before relocating to London, Wood will also lead the firm’s African project finance practice. Wood joins from White & Case in Abu Dhabi where...

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Andrew Johnston named as AG’s regional managing partner

With ambitious growth plans for the GCC region, Addleshaw Goddard (AG) has announced that Andrew Johnston has been appointed as the firm’s new regional head of the GCC. Taking over from incumbent head Andrew Greaves, Johnston...

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Partner promotions at Afridi & Angell

Afridi & Angell has announced that Chatura Randeniya and Danielle Lobo have been admitted to the partnership, effective November 1, 2018. Randeniya’s practice focuses on dispute resolution. He advises and represents clients in high value arbitrations,...

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Simon Isgar joins BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP has announced the appointment of Simon Isgar as head of insurance. A qualified barrister, Isgar previously headed up Kennedys Dubai LLP’s MENA corporate and regulatory insurance practice. He joins BSA’s...

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Rebecca Copley’s new role

Eversheds Sutherland has announced that Rebecca Copley will become head of litigation and dispute management for the Middle East from January 1, 2019. In the role, she will manage Eversheds Sutherland’s client offering for Litigation and...

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Four new hires in Egypt to boost BonelliErede’s reach

Bahaa-Eldin Law Office in Cooperation with BonelliErede strengthens its Egyptian team in Cairo with the hire of four experienced lawyers: Mostafa Moussa, Mohamed Hossam El Ehwany, Ahmad Farghal and Nayera Sherif. Mostafa Moussa is an expert...

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Reed Smith bolsters Middle East presence

Mahmoud Awad and Waseem Khokhar join the firm’s Commercial Disputes EME Group as partner and senior consultant respectively. Reed Smith announced that Mahmoud Awad will be joining the firm as a partner in its Commercial Disputes...

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