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Holland & Knight opens office in Abu Dhabi

Sep 26, 2008 Holland & Knight LLP has opened a law office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Holland & Knight, which has represented clients in the region on a wide variety of business matters and investments for a number of…

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King & Spalding opens eight offices in 18 months

Sep 11, 2008 Between 2000 and 2006, King & Spalding more than doubled the number of lawyers in its New York and Houston offices, the American Lawyer reports. Beginning with Dubai in 2007, King & Spalding went on to add offices in…

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Clifford Chance to open second office in Abu Dhabi

Aug 12, 2008 Clifford Chance’s new office in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, opened with three partners and eight associates. Its Dubai-based banking & finance partner Richard Ernest will head the office,…

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Magnet of Middle East attracts top City law firms

Aug 5, 2008 Clifford Chance, the world's biggest law firm by revenue, opened a new office in Abu Dhabi earlier this week with 14 lawyers drawn from offices including London. The office size is expected to double in the next two…

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Hogan & Hartson launches in Abu Dhabi

Jul 3, 2008 Hogan & Hartson is to launch in Abu Dhabi next month - the firm’s first-ever office in the Middle East. The Washington DC-headquartered firm will be sending Ray Batla, a partner in the London office, out to the United…

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Freshfields to Open in Abu Dhabi

Jun 4, 2008 U.K. law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer will open in Abu Dhabi now that its application has been fast-tracked. The law firm already has offices in Dubai and Bahrain.

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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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WongPartnership steps up Middle East activity

Jun 2, 2008 Singapore firm WongPartnership has announced that it has secured a licence to open a new office in Abu Dhabi. It is intended that the new office will become the centre of the firm's Middle East operations. The firm also…

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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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Latham confirms ambitious Gulf push

Feb 19, 2008 Latham & Watkins has officially unveiled plans to open up in the Middle East, which will see the US giant take the bold step of launching three offices in the region. The 2,100-lawyer firm intends to open in Dubai…

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