Pinsent Masons Boosts Financial Services Offering in Dubai With Key New Hire

International law firm Pinsent Masons has further enhanced its financial services sector capability with the appointment of Tom Bicknell, who will lead the firm’s insurance and wealth management offering in Dubai. Bicknell, who joins as a partner, was previously a legal director in the corporate insurance and financial services team at Clyde & Co in Dubai. He has worked as a corporate and financial services lawyer for over ten years and has a deep understanding of the financial services market in the region.

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Squire Patton Boggs Continues Expansion of Hospitality Practice with Starwood VP of Legal Elias J. Hayek

Squire Patton Boggs continues the expansion of its global hospitality practice with the addition of Elias J. Hayek, former Vice President, Legal – EMEA Division, at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Mr. Hayek, who joins the firm as a partner, will be working out of the Dubai and London offices, and will lead the firm’s global Hospitality & Leisure Practice Group, with a particular focus on its development in EMEA.

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Chadbourne Expands Dubai Office with New Corporate Partner

Chadbourne & Parke LLP is pleased to announce that corporate lawyer Romi H. Nayef has joined the firm’s Dubai office as an international partner. Mr. Nayef joins Chadbourne from Greenberg Traurig LLP where he served as Head of the Middle East Practice Group.

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