Published: May 13, 2017

Al Tamimi & Company Cements Position as Leading Law Firm in the Region with Success at Middle East Legal Awards

  • Wins prestigious award of Regional Law Firm of the Year, Large Practice
  • Associate of the Year won by Christina Sochacki, Senior Associate, Healthcare Group
  • Highly commended in four categories and shortlisted in a record number of 12 categories 


Dubai, UAE: Al Tamimi & Company has been named Regional Law Firm of the Year, Large Practice after securing the prestigious award at the Middle East Legal Awards held in Dubai on Thursday 11th May, 2017. Al Tamimi was praised for its commitment to regional expansion, a key strategy of the firm to ensure that they are close to their clients doing business in the region.

Senior Associate, Christina Sochacki won the highly anticipated Associate of the Year award for her stellar efforts in assisting to raise the profile and client base of the firm’s Healthcare Group. The Healthcare group works with clients in the sector across the region and has grown from strength to strength over the past three years.

Al Tamimi was also highly commended in four categories including Employment Team of the Year, Corporate Team of the Year, Litigation Team of the Year and Real Estate Team of the Year, and was shortlisted in a record 12 categories. The Middle East Legal Awards which are jointly hosted by Legal Week and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Middle East chapter have fast become the region’s premier legal awards and they continue to attract the best of the best.

Success at the awards ceremony follows a strong 12 months for Al Tamimi. The firm achieved excellent results in leading legal directories, Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 which were recently announced with more rankings and mentioned lawyers than previous years. It also recently launched a new Tax practice to assist clients with the new legislation taking effect in the GCC from 2018 and expanded its presence with a new office in Al Khobar, KSA bringing the total number of offices to 17 in nine countries.

Husam Hourani, Managing Partner at Al Tamimi & Company, said:

We are truly delighted with our success at the Middle East Legal Awards, which reinforces our position as the leading law firm in the region. We are also very pleased to know that one of our associates was recognised as Associate of the Year, a first for the firm.

Al Tamimi & Company has had a strong start to 2017 and we continue to focus on what is important: providing our clients with sound, quality legal advice. These awards celebrate excellence and are testament to all our lawyers’ experience, expertise and dedication to clients. I am extremely proud of what has been achieved in recent months and look forward to that positive momentum continuing for the remainder of the year and into 2018.”