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Al Tamimi, ASAR star in $507 mln Kuwait aircraft deal
Al 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 Tunisia
Eversheds' Tunisian firm has promoted of counsel Emna Louati to its partnership. Full Article
Dubai: Bennett Jones partner joins Pinsent Masons as corp head
Pinsent 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 Chance
Dr. 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. 23
Shearman 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 back
The 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 plans
Saudi Arabia has awarded $22.5 billion contracts to build the Riyadh metro system. Full Article
Drawing a line
India set to halt Iran oil imports over insurance Full Article
MP Interview: Husam Hourani, Al Tamimi & Co
Al 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

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