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 institutions, NGOs, heads of state, high net worth individuals and FTSE 100 (or equivalent) companies.

He is an English-qualified lawyer who has practised in the United Arab Emirates and internationally since 2010 after spending the first part of his career in London. A leader in the field of Dispute Resolution in the UAE, Showler is recognised as a “Leading Individual” by the Legal 500 and other directories. Showler commented, “After four successful years with Dentons, I was delighted to be offered the chance to join Trowers to head up its Commercial Dispute Resolution team in the UAE and wider Middle East. Trowers is an excellent firm and one of the leading firms in the Middle East, so I am very excited to be joining the partnership to help drive the firm’s future growth in the region. I am looking forward to working on some interesting and challenging cases here.” Jennie Gubbins, senior partner at Trowers, added, “We are very pleased that Matthew has joined us – his particular expertise and his knowledge of the Gulf region will help further strengthen our dispute resolution team and his arrival underscores Trowers’ continued commitment to the strategic growth of the team and our client offering in the region.”

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