Doing Dubai

Volatility in the Middle East continues, but contrary to expectations, firms that have invested in the region are not necessarily scaling back. The Gulf states are continuing to attract interest from Western firms, as Baker & McKenzie’s latest initiative demonstrates. Getting a larger footprint in the UAE is still a strategic necessity.

Baker & McKenzie plans expansion into DIFC 

UAE: Spring-loaded

Bakers seals merger with UAE firm Habib Al Mulla & Co

White & Case secures Dubai licence in Middle East expansion

Lacking Middle Eastern promise