Dr. Gordon Blanke is an International Commercial & Investment Arbitration Partner in DWF LLP’s Middle East office, based in Dubai. He has worked on arbitrations across a variety of industry sectors, including private equity, banking and finance, construction/real estate, commodities, hospitality, oil and gas and shipping.
Shaistah Akhtar is a Partner specialising in commercial litigation, fraud, investigations and regulatory compliance.
Over the last couple of years, the world has seen a race to develop the best expertise in financial technology – boosted and supported by technological evolution, availability of funding, increased support from governments and regulators and changing customer appetite and expectations.
Masoud Zabeti is Head of the Finance & Banking Disputes Group. He focuses on complex litigation and arbitration, as well as regulatory matters.
In a referendum held on 25 September 2017, the people of the self-governing Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq voted overwhelmingly in favour of independence.
Following heightened tensions in recent months between Washington and Iran, President Trump has now ended speculation over his stance towards the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Mohammed Khamisa QC, Partner in the Finance and Banking team, contributed an article to the Arab Banker titled Preparing for Brexit: What Middle Eastern banks should know.
Saudi Arabia last year abandoned a three-decade programme of wheat production that had turned it into one of the world’s top ten producers because the annual crop was rapidly depleting a much more vital resource: water.
Mishcon de Reya last night won awards for ‘Innovation in the Business of Law: Technology’ and ‘Innovation in the rule of law and access to justice’ at the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards ceremony.
Last week, Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced an investigation into the impact of international students on the UK.
Ammar Mardawi is discovering the difficulties of running an ebook business in the Middle East without customers being able to pay via electronic payments.
Mishcon de Reya Private Partner Filippo Noseda has been working with Abu Dhabi Global Market, the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, on the development of its Foundations regime.