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US firm Covington & Burling has signed a strategic alliance with Qatar-based firm Institution Quraysh for Law & Policy.
The move is part of Covington’s international expansion plan. In July the firm launched an office in Beijing, but has yet to open in the Middle East. Institution Quraysh has offices in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and London.
Covington’s management committee chair Timothy Hester said: “This alliance will allow us to adopt a more coordinated approach to expanding our work in the region.”