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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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United Arab Emirates

Construction - ranked: tier 2

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP's team has 'great attention to detail and the ability to understand the complex nuances of the cases it deals with'. Charles Lilley is a 'stand-out lawyer: very focused and resolute'; he handles disputes work concerning well-known developments in the UAE. Non-contentious highlights include Richard Davies advising a joint venture between Yoma and Mitsubishi on the redevelopment of a ten acre site in central Yangon, including the redevelopment of the historic Burma Railway Company headquarters into The Peninsula Yangon. He also handles disputes, some of which are subject to DIAC arbitration. Majid Al Futtaim is another client, which the firm is advising on a new gated community development in Sharjah and also the Sharjah Mall project. Anna Gee is a key senior associate.

Next generation lawyers

Anna Gee - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation
Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation - ranked: tier 4

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP's team is 'easy to work with - queries are promptly responded to and strategy is considered'. Raza Mithani is 'an excellent disputes lawyer with significant experience and commitment to providing clients with clear communications'; he represented Alistair James Company in a DIFC court case concerning a contract under which it transported an oil rig from Tanzania to Egypt, the first case in the jurisdiction considering the doctrine of economic duress. Other work concerns insurance and shareholder disputes, as well as advice on UAE courts litigation strategy.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 1

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

‘Quick and efficient’, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP’s advice is ‘always on the money’, say sources. The department, which houses specialist planning and hotel expertise, acts for an impressive roster of developers, investors and occupiers including Aldar Properties and Al Tamouh Investments. Key names in Abu Dhabi are David Nunn, hospitality lead Scott Antel and legal director Hazel Shakur Quinn (‘an exceptional talent’). Senior associate Monica Pukall is noted in Dubai. Mohammed Kamal joined Watson Farley & Williams and Stephen Greyling relocated to Singapore.

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David Nunn - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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Monica Pukall - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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United Arab Emirates

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  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP acts for OOO Double against Vkontakte

    Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP is acting for Skolkovo resident OOO Double in a dispute with VKontakte over the Client’s use of public data from the social network in a search engine manner. The Double Data software involved was developed by our Client on the basis of its own big data search, storage and mining methods and algorithms.
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