(LAWFUEL) – Clyde & Co LLP has been appointed to the legal advisor panel for the Dubai Holding group.
Dubai Holding companies operate across a wide range of industries including hospitality, technology, communication, education, finance, real estate, healthcare, leisure and entertainment, industrial manufacturing, biotechnology, energy and telecommunications. Dubai Holding’s subsidiary companies include well known names such as Jumeirah Group, TECOM Investments, Dubai Properties Group, Sama Dubai, Dubai International Capital and Tatweer Dubai.
Clyde & Co is one of the major international law firms in the GCC with over 150 specialist lawyers and paralegals operating as a single unit from offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and in Doha, Qatar. The firm was voted by the DCCG (Dubai Corporate Counsel Group) as the ‘most innovative firm’ in Dubai at the 2008 IFLR (International Financial Law Review) awards.
Clyde & Co was selected by Dubai Holding for a range of reasons, including its proven relationship with group members, and for its strong capabilities across a wide range of areas such as Corporate/Commercial, Real Estate, Intellectual Property and Construction.
Anthony Garrod, Head of Clyde & Co’s Commercial Department said: ” Our appointment to the panel in a number of key sectors of our practice is not only a validation of our approach to date, but represents an opportunity to develop our regionally focused, full service offering, tailored to the needs of clients based in the region, as they develop their operations from here, around the world.”
Dubai Holding was created in 2004 to consolidate and lead Dubai’s large-scale infrastructure and investment projects. Clyde & Co’s Dubai office was established in 1989.
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Dubai Holding website: www.dubaiholding.com
Clyde & Co:
Clyde & Co Middle East: Clyde & Co is one of the major international law firms in the GCC with over 150 specialist lawyers and paralegals operating as a single unit from offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and in Doha, Qatar.
The firm was voted by the DCCG (Dubai Corporate Counsel Group) as the ‘most innovative firm’ in Dubai at the 2008 IFLR awards.
Clyde & Co, which has been ranked in 2008 as the top law firm in the UAE for the fourth successive year by the international legal directory ‘Legal 500’, is one of the few law firms in the region with a ‘full service’ capability and has particular strengths in aerospace, banking & finance, cross-border trade & investment, intellectual property, international arbitration, trade disputes, mergers & acquisitions, corporate & commercial law, shipping, insurance, media & telecommunications, energy, capital markets, real estate & construction, and technology.
Clyde & Co: International offices: Clyde & Co is a leading international law firm with over 1,200 employees worldwide. The firm has offices in Abu Dhabi, Caracas, Doha, Dubai, Guildford, Hong Kong, London, Moscow, Nantes, New York, Paris, Piraeus, Rio De Janeiro, San Francisco, Shanghai and Singapore and associate offices in Belgrade and St Petersburg. The firm also has an exclusive co-operation agreement with a major law office in Iraq.
For further information about Clyde & Co in the Middle East please contact
Clinton Swan – Business Development & Marketing Manager (Middle East Region)
Clyde & Co
Tel: +971 4 312 8568
For further international information about Clyde & Co internationally please contact
Lisa Mercer – Head of Communications, London
Clyde & Co
Tel: +44 (0)20 7648 1981