Middle East News
Stephenson Harwood has taken a lead role advising the developer of a long-awaited $2.5bn (£1.55bn) real estate and tourism development project in Oman.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has strengthened its Middle Eastern presence with the hire of Bird & Bird partner Osama Abu-Dehays.
Baker & McKenzie has boosted its presence in Saudi Arabia with a second office in the Kingdom, launching in Jeddah through affiliate Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan & Partners.
Squire Patton Boggs has chosen legacy Patton Boggs’ Saudi associate firm Khalid Al-Thebity as its local representative, leaving legacy Squire Sanders’ affiliate to pursue independence.
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Simmons & Simmons’ alliance firm in Saudi Arabia, Hammad & Al-Mehda, is extending its reach with a new office in the country’s capital Riyadh.
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