Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers
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CMS Dubai’s new appointments

CMS announced that Slava Kiryushin has been appointed to its Infrastructure, Construction and Energy (ICE) Disputes team in Dubai and Rob Flaws to its TMT practice. Kiryushin re-joins the firm from oil giant Lukoil, where he...

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Galadari bolsters corporate and finance offering

Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants announced the appointment of Franco Grilli Cicilioni as a partner based in the firm’s Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) office. With over 25 years of experience, Grilli bolsters the firm’s Finance...

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AMJ expands disputes team

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal and Co (AMJ) has announced the appointment of Erik Penz as special counsel in its litigation and arbitration department.  His hire boosts the Muscat-based Litigation team to two senior partners, three special...

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Peter Greatrex relocates to Dubai

Peter Greatrex, a partner at International Law firm Trowers & Hamlins has relocated from the firm’s Bahrain office to Dubai, to lead the firm’s UAE Real Estate practice. Greatrex was based in the firm’s market leading...

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DWF announces Sir Nigel Knowles as new chairman

DWF has announced Sir Nigel Knowles as their new chairman, effective 1 September 2017. Sir Nigel takes over from Alan Benzie who served for 10 years. Sir Nigel retired from DLA Piper as a partner at...

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Diwakar Agarwal joins Stephenson Harwood

Stephenson Harwood LLP has strengthened its corporate practice with the addition of Diwakar Agarwal as a partner in its Dubai office. Diwakar, who joins the Middle East partnership, has extensive experience advising international and regional clients...

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Bracewell expands power and Infrastructure practice

Adrian Creed has joined the Bracwell LLP as a partner in its Dubai office. Creed has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), most recently as a...

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New construction partner at Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co has announced the appointment of Matthew Heywood as a partner in its Global Projects & Construction practice. Heywood will be based in the firm’s Dubai office, making him the sixth specialist construction partner...

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Winston & Strawn’s new appointments

Winston & Strawn LLP has added Ben Bruton as partner and Nick Sharratt as of counsel to the firm’s Litigation Department, based in the Dubai office. Both join from Eversheds Sutherland LLP, where Ben was UAE...

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Walkers expands Dubai partnership

Walkers announced that Tom Cochrane, based in Dubai, has been promoted to partner in the firm’s Funds and Corporate groups, effective July 1, 2017. Cochrane assists clients on matters of Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands...

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