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DWF's expansion continues in the Middle East with the appointment of Majed A. Almarshad as a Partner

31 October 2019
DWF, the global legal business, has appointed Majed A. Almarshad, as a Partner in the Banking & Finance practice of its Dubai office.

Majed is a highly regarded lawyer with more than 17 years of experience. His background as a Saudi qualified lawyer adds depth to DWF's Shariah capabilities. Majed has advised companies on developing their business across the Middle East. He comes to DWF with a wealth of experience advising financial services clients as well as local, regional and international businesses in relation to infrastructure, corporate, real estate and litigation matters. 

Majed joins DWF from King & Wood Mallesons where he was Managing Partner in Riyadh. He has also worked for Chadbourne & Park in New York and Ashurst in London and Dubai.

"We are pleased to welcome Majed to the business as we continue to expand our capabilities in the region. His appointment adds significant value to our already established team. Majed brings with him a wealth of experience working in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Turkey, UK and the US. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to further strengthen the services we offer to our clients," said Shiraz Sethi, Regional Managing Partner for DWF in the Middle East.

Commenting on his appointment, Majed, said: "I am delighted to join DWF in the Middle East as the business continues to expand its offering in the region. DWF in Dubai has a formidable team of lawyers with extensive Middle Eastern experience and credentials, and I look forward to working with them to contribute to the future success of the business."

The Dubai office now employs approximately 50 people providing clients with a full-service offering. The business has extensive experience advising local, regional and international companies in the defence and security, construction and infrastructure, energy, financial services, hospitality and leisure, retail, technology and transport sectors.

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