Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers
Hughes & Ryder

DLA Piper’s partner promotions in the Middle East

DLA Piper has announced the promotion of Dubai-based lawyers, Richard Hughes and Jamie Ryder, to its partnership effective May 1, 2018. Hughes is a corporate lawyer specialising in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate structuring....

Cockrell, Gimblett & Sheffield

HFW continues to grow in the Middle East

HFW has announced the 2018 partner promotions. Two of the eight new global partners are from the Dubai office of the firm. The newly promoted partners are: Charles Cockrell in the Aerospace practice area. Cockrell specialises...


Addleshaw Goddard bolsters its GCC offering

The firm has reinforced its position in both Doha and the GCC, announcing the appointment Ahmad Anani, as partner and Qatar office head. Previously, office managing partner Middle East and Dubai at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman...


Simmons & Simmons hires new capital markets partner

Simmons & Simmons has hired Lee Irvine as a capital markets partner* in its Dubai office. Lee Irvine was previously counsel at Latham & Watkins and has extensive experience in advising sovereigns, quasi-sovereigns, financial institutions and...


Rouse announces leadership promotion in Dubai

Global IP consultancy and law firm Rouse has announced that Bassel El Turk will become the firm’s country manager for the United Arab Emirates from April 2018. Having grown up in Lebanon, El Turk joined Rouse...


James Dunne joins Hadef & Partners

Hadef & Partners has strengthened its Intellectual Property practice with the appointment of James Dunne as head of Trade Marks & Brand Protection. Described as a “trade mark registration expert” in industry journals, Dunne advises on...


UAE Government appoints Habib Al Mulla to ICSID

Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla has announced that the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has designated Dr. Habib Al Mulla, the firm’s executive chairman in the UAE and chairman of the Dubai International Arbitration...


Dentons hires third partner in Dubai in six months

Dentons has bolstered its UAE Corporate practice with the hire of partner Ziad Saad who has been based in Dubai for over seven years. Saad is the third partner hire for Dentons in Dubai in the past...

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