Middle East News
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.
The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has turned to Keystone Law to replace Enyo Law on its $3.3bn (£1.9bn) battle against Goldman Sachs and French bank Société Générale (SocGen).
White & Case has appointed Clifford Chance’s Middle East capital markets head, Debashis Dey, as a partner in Dubai.
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