Denton Wilde Sapte set to launch in Lebanon

May 26, 2010 Denton Wilde Sapte has announced an association with a three-partner firm in Lebanon, clearing the way for their launch in Beirut.

The merger deal with Chedid Law Offices – which goes live in July – will be a boost to Dentons' existing presence in the Middle East. The firm already has offices in Amman and Cairo and an association with a local law firm in Libya.

Safwan Moubaydeen, head of Dentons' Amman arm, said: "Dentons has the biggest presence of any UK firm in the Middle East and Lebanon is a great addition to this. We are looking to contribute to the growth of these developing countries and an association with Chedid Law Offices made a good fit for us to be able to do this."

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