Herbert Smith Freehills will reopen in Riyadh in 2016 through an exclusive association with local firm Nasser Al-Hamdan and the hire of two partners from DLA Piper and White & Case.
Burness Paull has been appointed as lead adviser to green energy firm Ecotricity in Scotland, following a pitch led by chairman Philip Rodney.
Wood Group has started a search for a new general counsel and company secretary to replace outgoing legal head Robbie Brown.
With a traditionally strong energy market hit by political instability, CIS nations are diversifying into green energy. Will law firms do the same?
Bulgaria is a vibrant car components and business process outsourcing centre, while its IT and telecoms sectors are catching the eye of investors too.
Angola and Mozambique are developing fast in a variety of practice areas and industry sectors, as Asian investors set the pace.