Keystone Law publicizes at the moment that it has finalised the preparations for its first workplace within the Middle East.
The institution of Keystone Law Middle East LLP (“KLME”) has been now been permitted by the Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), the award-winning worldwide finance centre situated within the heart of the UAE’s capital metropolis, Abu Dhabi, what place the agency’s new head workplace will even be primarily based. A second workplace within the Emirate of Dubai is more likely to comply with as a result of sturdy curiosity from legal professionals within the area who wish to be a part of the agency.
The agency will function considerably the identical enterprise mannequin as Keystone Law within the UK.
KLME shall be led by Waseem Khokhar, who will act as Managing Partner. Waseem beforehand established PwC Legal within the Middle East and extra not too long ago led the expansion of DWF’s Middle East workplaces up till 2018. He shall be joined by Saleem Khokhar, who would be the agency’s Chief Operating Officer. Saleem was beforehand the Head of Equities at First Abu Dhabi Bank.
Waseem Khokhar mentioned: “The Middle East has a vibrant and diverse legal market, which is now prime for Keystone’s unique model offering independence and flexibility to experienced lawyers. We are currently in advanced discussions to recruit a number of excellent international lawyers to the firm.”