Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

Adela Mues joins Reed Smith’s Global Corporate Group

Reed Smith has hired Adela Mues as partner in its Global Corporate Group. Mues, who is based in Dubai, has extensive experience of advising clients on M&A, private equity, venture capital, funds, capital markets, commercial contracts, employment and corporate...


Hadef & Partners strengthens Dispute Resolution practice

Hadef & Partners has strengthened its Dubai Dispute Resolution partnership by promoting Zarghona Fazal to partner effective January 1, 2020. Zarghona has a wealth of experience in representing multi-national companies and individuals in high-value arbitrations, DIFC...


Eversheds Sutherland appoints new Dubai managing partner

Eversheds Sutherland has announced that Paul Taylor has been appointed as Dubai managing partner, effective from January 1, 2020. Taylor has taken over from Nasser Ali Khasawneh who has been UAE Managing Partner since 2011. Khasawneh...


Chris Macbeth promoted to partner at Cleary Gottlieb

Cleary Gottlieb has announced the promotion of counsel Chris Macbeth to partner in its Abu Dhabi office. Macbeth joined the firm’s London office in 2006 and, building on his multijurisdictional practice, particularly in emerging markets, relocated...


Ben Brown joins Addleshaw Goddard from Clyde & Co

Addleshaw Goddard is adding to its full-service capability in the GCC with the appointment of a new Employment partner. Dubai-based Ben Brown specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law and joins from Clyde...

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