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Pictured: awards host Shereen Mitwalli; Mohammed Al-Ansari, managing partner, and Salman A. Al-Ansari, partner, Al-Ansari & Associates; Elias Hayek, president, ACC Middle East
Pictured (left to right): awards host Shereen Mitwalli; Samir Kantaria, head of employment, and Gordon Barr, partner, Al Tamimi; awards judge Ziad Zarka, general counsel, Muntajat
Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards Legal Department of the Year (Large Team): Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Government of Dubai
Pictured: awards host Shereen Mitwalli; Shannon Rogers; awards judge Dr Markus Federle, general counsel, Samena Capital Investments
Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards Regulatory and Investigations Team of the Year: Baker & McKenzie
Pictured (left to right): awards host Shereen Mitwalli; Tarek Saad, counsel, Melissa Forbes, senior associate, Amir Al Khaja, associate, Michael Naroz, counsel, Sabaa Alyanai, trainee associate, Baker & McKenzie; awards judge Harold Koster, director of...
Full details of the winning entries at the fifth annual awards – Clifford Chance, Hadef & Partners and Pepsico among the winners.
Pictured: Host Shereen Mitwalli; Peter Greatrex, partner, Trowers & Hamlins – Bahrain; Abdul-Haq Mohammed, international managing partner, Bahrain; Sallie Bowtell, partner, Dubai; Mairead Finlay-Noonan, partner Bahrain
Pictured with the award (centre): David Gallo, director, Academy of Law
Host Shereen Mitwalli, Flash Entertainment legal counsel Nicola Packer (centre) and Legal Week head of research James Mayer
Host Shereen Mitwalli, The First Investor GC Allen Merhej (centre) and awards judge Dr Markus Federle, GC of Samena Capital
Pictured (left to right): host Shereen Mitwalli; Stephen Knight, Allen & Overy senior associate, banking and finance; awards judge Franklin Breckenridge, SERCO
Pictured (left to right): host Shereen Mitwalli; Stephen Knight, Allen & Overy senior associate, banking and finance; awards judge Duncan Wood, senior legal officer, Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department
KBH Kaanuun’s head of dispute resolution Bushra Ahmed is pictured holding the award alongside host Shereen Mitwalli (left) and awards judge Franklin Breckenridge, SERCO (right)
Christopher Mills, partner and MENA head of dispute resolution at Clyde & Co, is pictured holding the award alongside host Shereen Mitwalli (left) and awards judge Harold Koster, director of the University of Dubai’s College of Law
Pictured: awards host Shereen Mitwalli; Hadef partner John Smy; Dubai head of corporate Sameer Huda; Dubai deputy head of dispute resolution Abdulrahman Juma; managing partner Dr Faraj; Dubai managing partner Ahnish Sadiq Jafar; Fox Rodney Search Middle...
Pictured: awards host Shereen Mitwalli; Clifford Chance's Middle East managing partner Robin Abraham; M&A partner Mohammed Al-Shukairy and Fox Rodney Search Middle East director Omar Kabbani
Pictured: awards host Shereen Mitwalli; Dentons partner Joby Beretta with the award; awards judge Nassib Abou-Khalil, head of legal and compliance, Nokia Networks
Pictured: awards host Shereen Mitwalli; Dentons partner Joby Beretta; Abeer Shubassi, Norwegian Refugee Council; Michael Kerr, Dentons’ Middle East managing partner; and award judge Afshan Akhtar, FVP legal, Arab Banking Corporation
Award winner Dean Sheehan (centre), general counsel at PepsiCo, receives his award from host Shereen Mitwalli (left) and Nasser Ali Khasawneh (right), Middle East managing partner of awards sponsor Eversheds
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