Fulbright expands Middle East presence

Texan firm Fulbright & Jaworski has increased its Middle East capabilities, hiring one partner and reassigning another to its Dubai office.

Litigator David Silver joins from Qatar firm Hassan Al-Khater and will become a partner at the end of the month.

David Moroney, meanwhile, is to relocate from his London base to head the firm’sMiddle East energy practice.

The new arrangement is set to enhance Fulbright’s service to energy clients who need advice on Middle East projects.