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Orrick opens affiliated office in Africa's Ivory Coast

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has launched an affiliate office on Africa's Ivory Coast as it looks to increase dealflow coming in and out of the continent.

21 Oct 2014 | 08:03 | secure

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Eversheds to push flexi-lawyer service to international network

Eversheds is set to expand its contract lawyer business Agile outside of the UK, with the firm highlighting Germany and the Middle ...

13 Oct 2014 | 00:13 | secure

Freshfields to target African private equity after Cape Town conference

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has pledged to target private equity work in Africa as the firm hopes to capitalise on surging deman...

10 Oct 2014 | 00:15 | secure

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Corporate Counsel Forum Africa

Legal Week's second annual Corporate Counsel Forum Africa will take place in Johannesburg on 24 October...

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The African Legal Awards

This October's inaugural African Legal Awards are open to in-house legal teams and law firms throughout the continent...

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LEGAL BRIEFING

ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS

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“We want to be in the vanguard of change for the profession”: an interview with Parabis' leaders

Parabis Group’s commercial director Tim Roberts and chief operating officer Jason Powell on the firm they feel is in prime position to survive a rapidly changing marketplace.

19 Sep 2014 | 00:01

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Walking the tightrope – the difficulties in-house lawyers face when managing risk in an increasingly complex Middle East

Having the authority to say 'no' to senior executives is one of the greatest weapons in the armoury of effective general counsel.

11 Jul 2014 | 14:36 | secure

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CCME Group Achievement Award: Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher was handed the Achievement Award for setting up and running a non-denominational advice clinic in the Holy Trinity Church compound in Oud Metha, Dubai.

23 Jun 2014 | 13:30

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Innovation Award: Simmons & Simmons/SEDCO Capital

Finalists: China State Construction Engineering Corporation • Dell • Dubai Group • Islamic Finance Lawyers • Novo Nordisk

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00

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Legal Counsel of the Year: Lucas Sork, MasterCard

Finalists: Senem Anataca, Nokia Solutions and Networks • Avinash Kumar Rana, Rakbank • Shanil R Vitarana, United Arab Shipping Company

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00

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Corporate Team of the Year: Clifford Chance

Finalists: Al Tamimi & Company • Afridi & Angell • Allen & Overy • Bin Shabib & Associates • Dentons • Shearman & Sterling

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00

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Transportation, Energy and Infrastructure Team of the Year: Allen & Overy

Finalists: Al Tamimi & Company • Ashurst • Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants • Latham & Watkins • Shearman & Sterling • White & Case

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00

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Property and Construction Team of the Year: Eversheds

Finalists: Al Tamimi & Company • Bin Shabib & Associates • Dentons • Hadef & Partners • Pinsent Masons

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00

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Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year: Allen & Overy

Finalists: Al Tamimi & Company • Dentons • DLA Piper • Hogan Lovells • Latham & Watkins • Shearman & Sterling

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00

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CSR Award: DLA Piper

Finalists: Clifford Chance • Gibson Dunn & Crutcher • Latham & Watkins

20 Jun 2014 | 00:00

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