Middle East News
A pair of Israeli lawyers, including former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer associate Jackie Donner and lawyer and marketer Zohar Fisher, have launched the country’s first contract lawyer service, LawFlex.
Clydes & Co is set to further increase its international offering with plans to move onshore in Dubai and Qatar.
State-owned Qatar Petroleum will launch its first formal legal panel, with Simmons & Simmons and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) understood to have already submitted tender proposals.
Latham & Watkins Abu Dhabi project finance partner Nick Collins has joined Jones Day’s projects and infrastructure practice in London.
When Michael Greville stepped down as managing partner of Watson Farley & Williams (WFW), his position was filled by not one, but two, former office heads.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Shearman & Sterling have picked up top roles in the IPO of healthcare business Integrated Diagnostics Holdings, with the company valued at $668m.
Middle East Analysis
A hi-tech sector on a roll, growing Chinese investor interest, rows over competition law and booming M&A – things are buzzing for Israel’s lawyers.
The UAE is booming and firms expect a further boost when sanctions against Iran are lifted.
Technology M&A is leading the way in Israel as foreign companies clamour to invest, but will a regulator’s U-turn put the brakes on growth?
The Middle Eastern market is lucrative, but for international firms business nuances are tricky. To guide you through, The Lawyer has researched the region and the legal players to collaborate with. Here’s a taster of our findings
Middle East Briefings
New R&D law in Israel means more flexibility in supporting technological innovation download subscription
On 29 July 2015 the Knesset passed the seventh Amendment to the Encouragement of Research and Development in the Industry Law.