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Higgins will run the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) practice alongside corporate partner Bruce Embley. Both lawyers will be based in Dubai. Higgins told The Lawyer: “A growing number of the firm’s clients are based in Mena and the region is taking on increasing importance to our network.” Freshfields now has 50 lawyers in the Middle East across its Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Dubai offices.