This issue is filled with great insights and expert commentary on areas that are relevant to the legal landscape and highlight how the business community is embracing technology, media and telecommunications. There are various topics covered, from new ways of working and digital transformation in the finance sector to data protection regulatory updates and guidance. We also have a series of articles that focus on e-commerce across a number of jurisdictions.
You will also find insights from our lawyers around real estate analytics, tech trends, and data centres.
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We are delighted to announce the promotion of six lawyers to the partnership and the appointment of our new Head of Abu Dhabi office.
Our newly promoted partners; Divya Abrol Gambhir (Dubai, UAE), Foutoun Hajjar (Bahrain), Omar Handoush (Kuwait), Ahmad Saleh (Dubai, UAE), Jeremy Scott (Dubai, UAE) and Willem Steenkamp (Dubai, UAE) will officially join the partnership on 1st July 2017.
Alex Ghazi, former Group General Counsel and Company Secretary for Arabtec Holding PJSC has joined Al Tamimi’s Abu Dhabi office. We are very pleased to welcome Alex to the firm.
This latest development takes the total number of partners for the firm to 60, which further strengthens our regional footprint and cross-border capabilities. Al Tamimi has had a strong start to 2017 and the firm was recently recognised for its achievements at the Middle East Legal Awards, winning the ‘Regional Firm of the Year – Large Practice’ award and being shortlisted in a record 12 categories.