The partnership of China’s Dacheng Law Offices has reached an agreement with global law firm Dentons to merge, according to Li Shoushuang, managing partner of the Chinese firm, thus creating...
Pinsent Masons has launched a tax practice in Doha with the hire of Ian Anderson, formerly the director of tax at the Qatar Financial Centre.
Al Tamimi & Company has hired Scott Lambert as regional head of construction and infrastructure from Australian law firm Holding Redlich.
The Law Office of Salman M. Al-Sudairi in association with Latham & Watkins has advised Ma’aden on its $1.5 billion rights issue, one of the largest rights issues ever in...
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has hired disputes and regulatory specialist Rebecca Kelly as a partner at its Dubai office from Clyde & Co.
|Al Tamimi, ASAR star in $507 mln Kuwait aircraft dealAl Tamimi and and FreshFields Bruckhaus Deringer have advised Goshawk Aviation on its $507 million acquisition of 15 Airbus A320s from the leasing arm of Kuwaiti low-cost carrier Jazeera Airways Group, which was represented by ASAR - Al Ruwayeh. Full Article|
|Partner promotion for Eversheds in TunisiaEversheds' Tunisian firm has promoted of counsel Emna Louati to its partnership. Full Article|
|Dubai: Bennett Jones partner joins Pinsent Masons as corp headPinsent Masons has hired Osama Hassan from Canadian firm Bennett Jones and named him its new corporate head for the Middle East. He will be based in the Dubai office. Full Article|
|CLOSING SOON: ALB Employer of Choice Survey 2015 (双语)ALB’s annual survey of the best law firms to work for in Asia is closing soon. 《亚洲法律杂志》2015年度亚洲最受雇员欢迎的律师事务所评选开始接受调查问卷。 Full Article|
|Blakes hires partner in Saudi from Clifford ChanceDr. Saud Al-Ammari Law Firm, the Saudi Arabian alliance firm of Canada’s Blake, Cassels & Graydon, has hired Michael Quigley as a partner in its international corporate finance practice in Al-Khobar. Quigley joins from Clifford Chance. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Week of Feb. 23Shearman moves M&A partner to Singapore, Colin Ng & Partners appoints new corporate partner, and much more in our weekly Asia appointments table. Full Article|
|The boom is backThe United Arab Emirates has bounced back from the financial crisis of 2009-2010, when it came perilously close to sovereign default. Infrastructure construction has returned to full swing, while M&A deals abound, which means more... Full Article|
|Underground plansSaudi Arabia has awarded $22.5 billion contracts to build the Riyadh metro system. Full Article|
|Drawing a lineIndia set to halt Iran oil imports over insurance Full Article|
|MP Interview: Husam Hourani, Al Tamimi & CoAl Tamimi & Co Managing Partner Husam Hourani talks to Ranajit Dam about the highlights of his career, the challenges of running a regional firm, and how Al Tamimi & Co can hold on to... Full Article|
|AEC Report: Potential, reality and the role for business 27 May 14 Vriens & Partners' crucial report - The ASEAN Economic Community - is now available. This detailed report can be purchased for just US$1,000 from the link at the top of this page. Click below for Table of Contents.|
|Islamic Finance Education: What Does It Entail? 03 Apr 14 When we talk about finance, we are really talking about the way the finance is managed at the individual, corporate or public levels. However, when we add the adjective Islamic to finance, it gives a completely different picture. Islamic finance...|
|ALB Employer of Choice 2013 17 Sep 13 Thousands of law firm employees across Asia, ranging from managing partners to support staff, were surveyed for two months and asked to rate their employers on the basis of job satisfaction, remuneration, work-life balance, career prospects, mentorship, job security and...|