Conyers Dill & Pearman tops Legal 500 UAE offshore rankings
Conyers Dill & Pearman has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 edition of the Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa directory. The firm’s Dubai office earned top marks in the UAE offshore category for continuing to provide advice that is ‘always commercially helpful and fits the needs of the client in a sound and pragmatic way’.
Head of office Kerri Lefebvre and director Fawaz Elmalki were named leading lawyers for the third consecutive year.
Conyers’ Dubai office provides multi-jurisdictional legal advice to Middle Eastern and international clients, advising on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius.
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