LawFuel – Legal Newswire – The Firm has approved a proposal to open an office in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, subject to receiving regulatory approval.
Clifford Chance has had a presence in the UAE for 32 years and is one of the longest established international law firms in the country. The proposal to open in Abu Dhabi is a reflection of the growing demand from clients for high quality legal expertise on the ground in the nation’s capital.
Graham Lovett, Gulf Managing Partner of Clifford Chance, explains: “The decision to apply for a licence in Abu Dhabi represents a great opportunity for the Firm in one of the fastest growing and most dynamic countries in the region. An office in Abu Dhabi will demonstrate the continued commitment of Clifford Chance to the UAE and the region.”