Middle East News

Saudi Arabia

HSF allies with Nasser Al-Hamdan to reopen in Riyadh two years after regional exit

24-Nov-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

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.


HFW set to open three offices in the Middle East

9-Nov-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has confirmed plans to open three offices in the Middle East adding to its existing base in Dubai.

real estate

The real estate blog: Wragges’ Richard Bate talks mergers and international growth

20-Oct-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co is about to undergo a monumental change when it merges with Canadian firm Gowlings.


Al Tamimi picks up Hill Dickinson commercial head as new Qatar boss

12-Oct-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Middle East firm Al Tamimi & Company has hired Hill Dickinson head of commercial Stephen Lansdown as the head of its Qatar office.

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Middle-East Analysis


It’s all go in Silicon Wadi: Israel's lawyers get busy


A hi-tech sector on a roll, growing Chinese investor interest, rows over competition law and booming M&A – things are buzzing for Israel’s lawyers.


UAE is hot right now


 The UAE is booming and firms expect a further boost when sanctions against Iran are lifted.

Israel Technology

Israel – A hi-tech attraction

16-Feb-2015 | By Joshua Freedman

Technology M&A is leading the way in Israel as foreign companies clamour to invest, but will a regulator’s U-turn put the brakes on growth?

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