Mayer Brown expands Middle East presence via tie-up with former Hogan Lovells alliance firm

Firm agrees cooperation arrangement with Al-Yaqoub after end of Hogan Lovells relationship

Mayer Brown has agreed a cooperation arrangement with Saudi Arabian firm Al-Yaqoub Attorneys & Legal Advisers, a deal that will give the US outfit access to on-the-ground resources in the Middle Eastern country.

The tie-up comes after Mayer Brown made its first move into the Middle East with the launch of a Dubai office in 2016.

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