Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

Trowers & Hamlins’ new partner Nick Watson

Trowers & Hamlins has recruited partner Nick Watson to its international corporate team in Oman. Watson is a corporate and capital markets lawyer with 25 years’ experience advising clients on cross border and domestic mergers and...


Matthew Showler joins Trowers & Hamlins

Trowers & Hamlins has recruited partner Matthew Showler to head its Commercial Dispute Resolution team in Dubai. Showler is a specialist in international arbitration and litigation and acts for a wide variety of clients, including financial institutions, multi-national corporations, governmental...

Sarac & Burke

Addleshaw Goddard’s continued expansion in the GCC

Addleshaw Goddard has further added to its full-service capability in the GCC with the appointment of another CEI partner. Alex Sarac specialises in energy & infrastructure projects in government led markets dealing with issues such as...


Peter Scott appointed as EMEA managing partner

Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed Peter Scott as managing partner for Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA), effective April 1, 2020. Scott will succeed Martin Scott, who has held this leadership role since 2015. A partner...


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...

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