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Dubai, UAE: Al Tamimi & Company, the largest law firm in the Middle East, has confirmed the appointment of four lawyers to its partnership, and announced that Husam Hourani will remain as the firm’s Managing Partner for a further four years.
Grahame Nelson (Head of KSA), Ivor McGettigan (Employment, UAE) Nick O’Connell (Technology, Media & Telecommunications, UAE) and Naeif Yahia (Dispute Resolution, UAE) will officially join the partnership on 1st July 2015.
2015 has been a very successful year for Al Tamimi so far. The firm was awarded the Corporate Counsel’s Middle East Law Firm of the Year Award in May and opened two new offices in Cairo and Jeddah in March. Over the past 12 months, Al Tamimi has grown to over 600 employees and the expansion of its operational presence brings the total number of offices to 16 across nine countries.
Commenting, Husam Hourani, managing partner at Al Tamimi, said;
“I am very pleased to be welcoming four of our existing lawyers to the firm’s partnership. This promotion is testament to the skill and dedication they have shown over recent years, as well as their expert regional knowledge and understanding.
“We have had a very strong year to date, and our success is strongly supported by the vast expertise of our team, as well as their experience and dedication to our valued client base. I am extremely proud of what has been achieved in recent months, and am delighted to have been named Managing Partner for another term. I look forward to working closely with the team to ensure continued positive momentum and growth going forward.”
Husam Hourani’s additional term as managing partner will commence in 2016.