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Eversheds Sutherland LLP

AL BATEEN TOWER (C6) OFFICE B905, 9TH FLOOR, BAINUNAH STREET 34, PO BOX 42182, ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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United Arab Emirates

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland LLP

At Eversheds Sutherland LLP, Clint Dempsey advises a number of lenders on a range of issues, often relating to government-owned entities and projects, and involving unusual security structures. Clients include Commercial Bank of Dubai and Standard Chartered.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Eversheds Sutherland LLP handles a range of M&A deals, joint ventures and commercial transactions. Zeid Hanania, who heads the corporate team, and Hani Nassef, who joined from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, advised the founders of Sporter.com on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Gulf Capital. Geraldine Ahern heads the commercial side of the practice.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Eversheds Sutherland LLP’s Geraldine Ahern advises a range of national and international clients on contentious and non-contentious issues including restructurings, employee terminations and ownership of employee-generated IP.

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Energy and infrastructure
Energy and infrastructure - ranked: tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Eversheds Sutherland LLP’s clients include governments and key energy players. Tim Armsby is advising Martifer on its potential participation in Egypt’s renewables feed-in tariff programme. Gurmeet Kaur is advising the Investment and Development Office of Ras al-Khaimah on a planned rooftop solar project.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland LLP

At Eversheds Sutherland LLP, Abu Dhabi-based senior associate Atif Taher handles transactional IP maters, including franchising. In Dubai Nasser Ali Khasawneh has expertise in Arabic-language trade mark disputes.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Eversheds Sutherland LLP advises on data protection, outsourcing, adtech and high-level regulatory matters for several leading names in the TMT space. Senior associate Atif Taher and Middle East managing partner Nasser Ali Khasawneh are recommended.

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United Arab Emirates: Dispute resolution

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

Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Eversheds Sutherland LLP handles a range of cross-border matters covering sectors including finance and media. Key figures include Nasser Ali Khasawneh, who handles English and Arabic-language arbitrations, and Rebecca Copley, whose work includes civil fraud and mis-selling cases. Paul Taylor, who has commercial and construction dispute expertise, joined in January 2018 from Reed Smith.

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