Chambers Middle-East Awards 2021

About the awards

Now in their second year, Chambers Middle-East awards reflect notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.

Shortlists will be announced online in January 2021. The shortlists are drawn by our specialist research team and recognise a law firm’s pre-eminence in key countries in the region.

Chambers Middle-East Awards 2021 – Shortlists

Region-Wide Awards

Middle East International Law Firm of the Year:
Allen & Overy LLP
Clifford Chance LLP
Clyde & Co LLP
Dentons
Shearman & Sterling LLP
White & Case LLP

Country Awards

United Arab Emirates

Banking & Finance
Allen & Overy LLP
Clifford Chance LLP
Dentons
Linklaters
White & Case LLP

Construction 
Clyde & Co LLP
Dentons
DLA Piper LLP
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
King & Spalding LLP

Corporate/Commercial & Commercial Contracts
Afridi & Angell
Al Tamimi & Company
Clyde & Co LLP
Eversheds Sutherland International LLP
Hadef & Partners

Corporate/M&A
Allen & Overy LLP
Clifford Chance LLP
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Linklaters
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
Allen & Overy LLP
Clifford Chance LLP
Clyde & Co LLP
Herbert Smith Freehills
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright

Dispute Resolution (Domestic Firms)
Al Tamimi & Company
Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla
Global Advocacy & Legal Counsel
Hadef & Partners

Employment
Al Tamimi & Company
Clyde & Co LLP
DLA Piper LLP
Hadef & Partners
Pinsent Masons LLP

Intellectual Property
Al Tamimi & Company
Clyde & Co LLP
Gowling WLG
Rouse

Real Estate
Al Tamimi & Company
Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Clyde & Co LLP
Hadef & Partners

Technology, Media & Telecoms 
Allen & Overy LLP
Clyde & Co LLP
DLA Piper LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Simmons & Simmons

Saudi Arabia

Banking & Finance
Abuhimed Alsheikh Alhagbani Law Firm (AS&H) in co-operation with Clifford Chance
Khoshaim & Associates
Legal Advisors in association with Baker McKenzie Limited
The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan in cooperation with White & Case
The Law Office of Salman M. Al-Sudairi in cooperation with Latham & Watkins LLP

Corporate & Commercial
Abuhimed Alsheikh Alhagbani Law Firm (AS&H) in co-operation with Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in association with the Law Firm of Salah Al-Hejailan
Khoshaim & Associates
King & Spalding LLP (in association with the Law Offices of Mohammed Al-Ammar)
Legal Advisors in association with Baker McKenzie Limited
The Law Office of Mohanned bin Saud Al-Rasheed (in association with Baker Botts LLP)

Dispute Resolution 
Al-Jadaan and Partners
Clyde & Co
Derayah LLPC (formerly known as Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.)
Khoshaim & Associates

Egypt

Banking & Finance 
Baker McKenzie (Helmy, Hamza & Partners)
Matouk Bassiouny
Shalakany Law Office
Sharkawy & Sarhan
Zulficar & Partners

Corporate/M&A
Baker McKenzie (Helmy, Hamza & Partners)
Matouk Bassiouny
MHR & Partners in association with White & Case LLP
Nour & Partners in association with Al Tamimi & Company
Zaki Hashem & Partners
Zulficar & Partners

Dispute Resolution
Matouk Bassiouny
Shahid Law Firm
Shalakany Law Office
Youssef & Partners
Zulficar & Partners

Bahrain

Corporate & Finance (International Firms) 
Baker McKenzie
Charles Russell Speechlys
Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Corporate & Finance (Domestic Firms) 
Elham Ali Hassan & Associates
Hassan Radhi & Associates
Zeenat Al Mansoori & Associates
Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Dispute Resolution
Charles Russell Speechlys
Hassan Radhi & Associates
Zeenat Al Mansoori & Associates
Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Oman

Oman Firm of the Year
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co (AMJ)
CMS
Dentons
Said Al Shahry & Partners

Kuwait

Kuwait Firm of the Year
Al Tamimi & Company in association with Omar Khaled Al-Qahtani
ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners
International Counsel Bureau
Meysan Partners

Jordan

Jordan Firm of the Year
Ali Sharif Zu’bi Advocates & Legal Consultants
Al Tamimi & Company Advocates & Legal Consultants
Khalifeh & Partners
Safwan Moubaydeen Law Firm in Association with Dentons
Sanad Law Group, in association with Eversheds Sutherland

Lebanon

Lebanon Firm of the Year
Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm
Abousleiman & Partners
Alem & Associates
Badri and Salim El Meouchi
Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons

Iraq

Iraq Firm of the Year
Al Tamimi & Company
Confluent Law Group
MENA Associates in association with Amereller – Rechtsanwälte
Sanad Law Group, in association with Eversheds Sutherland

Iran

Iran Firm of the Year
Atieh Associates Law Firm
International Law Office
Sabeti & Khatami
Torossian, Avanessian & Associates
T&S Associates

Qatar

Qatar International Firm of the Year
Clyde & Co LLP
Dentons
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
Simmons & Simmons LLP
White & Case LLP

Qatar Domestic Firm of the Year
Al-Ansari & Associates
Arab Law Bureau
Sharq Law Firm
Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

Event Details:
Event date
Wednesday, 7 April 2021
11:00 am - 11:45 am UTC
Event location
Online
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Joanna Lane, Editor - Chambers and Partners
Joanna joined Chambers in 2010 as a researcher on the Global team, before being promoted to Deputy Editor. She took on the role of Editor of the Canada guide in its inaugural year in 2014, and was appointed editor of Chambers Global (ROW) in 2019. Prior to moving to London she worked at a nightlife magazine in Singapore, and taught English in Taiwan. Joanna grew up in Canada, and graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa with a degree in International Development. She also completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism at the London School of Journalism.
Ollie Dimsdale
Oliver Dimsdale, Deputy Editor - Chambers and Partners
Deputy Editor - Chambers Global (ROW). Ollie has been with Chambers and Partners for several years, initially starting as a Researcher on Chambers Asia-Pacific before working his way up to Assistant Editor. In 2016 he became Deputy Editor of Chambers Global, with specific responsibilities for the Middle East, North Africa and Offshore Caribbean. He graduated from the University of Warwick with a BA in English & Theatre Studies (2006) and an MA in English Literature (2007). He also separately obtained an MLitt in Creative Writing from the University of St Andrews (2010).
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Chambers Middle-East Awards 2021
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