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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has bolstered its Abu Dhabi practice by moving to new headquarters and relocating four associates from other offices to the emirate.
The associates, who will join the corporate and finance groups, are Marc Fevre and Keith Gamble from London, Christian Both from Munich and Gerald Steinke in Riyadh. The firm is moving to larger offices in the Abu Dhabi World Trade Centre to house the new team, which now boasts three partners and 10 associates. Corporate partner David Higgins, who is based in Abu Dhabi, said: “Our move to a larger office provides us with the infrastructure to expand our growing presence here.”