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Linklaters transfers two City partners to Dubai

Aug 29, 2008 Linklaters’ expansion drive in the Middle East is set to continue with the transfer of two London-based partners – banking partner James Martin and capital markets partner Richard O’Callaghan – to the Dubai…

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NYC's Curtis plans Dubai launch in September

Aug 7, 2008 New York firm Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle has revamped its management team ahead of its expansion into the Middle East. Curtis, which has been in the Middle East since 1997 via an office in Muscat, expects that…

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Clifford Chance sends funds team to Dubai

Jul 23, 2008 Clifford Chance has highlighted the Middle East’s importance to the firm’s ­bottom line by relocating a funds team to the region. Partner Nigel Clark, who was made up this year, will relocate to Dubai in October…

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Linklaters revamps Middle East management

Jul 11, 2008 Linklaters has overhauled its Middle East leadership team bringing in Milan co-managing partner Sarosh Mewawalla as Dubai managing partner and finance practice head. Mewawalla's appointment, which comes into force…

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King & Spalding Opens Office in Abu Dhabi

Jun 3, 2008 King & Spalding, a leading international law firm, announced today the establishment of an office in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With a total of 19 lawyers in its offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and…

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Freshfields increases activity in Middle East

May 28, 2008 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's finance partners Bob Charlton and Charles July, and corporate partner Ian Poynton, have recently relocated to the region. To date the firm has moved, and will continue to move, partners…

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Herbert Smith and Leading Saudi Law Firm Join Hands

Apr 28, 2008 Herbert Smith, a London-based law firm with over 1,200 lawyers in branches world-wide, has established a formal and exclusive association in Saudi Arabia with the Al Ghazzawi Professional Association (GPA), one of the…

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Is Dubai overlawyered?

Apr 1, 2008 More than 160 years after the discovery of a few gold nuggets turned San Francisco into a boomtown, a different type of gold rush is underway 13,000 miles east in the Persian Gulf. It is turning Dubai — until a…

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