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A Revival in the Fortunes of Gulf Bank: CFI Award Winner in Kuwait

An object lesson in effective restructuring: That how the CFI.co Judging Panel described the encouraging turn-around in the fortunes of the Kuwait-based Gulf Bank which was until recently plagued by the after-effects of the 2008 financial crisis. Gulf Bank has

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Klagsbald Wins This Year’s Dispute Resolution Award in Israel

  According to the CFI judging panel, Dr. Klagsbald & Co. Law Offices is an extraordinarily successful boutique law firm. Headed by the man whose name appears above the door, this firm of strong and talented litigators handles demanding civil

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Best of Both Worlds at Baker & McKenzie, Bahrain 2013

Baker & McKenzie Limited is the CFI.co Islamic Finance team winner in Bahrain this year. The judging panel agreed that this team stands out from the competition to a significant degree and is moving further ahead. Baker & McKenzie has

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SNR Denton Named Best Corporate & Commercial Team, Oman

Dentons in Muscat brings its clients the benefits of thirty years of experience in the Oman market. Last year the firm advised HSBC on a merger of its Oman branch and clients include Bechtel, USG and Oman Refineries & Petroleum

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Dispute Resolution Award, UAE, 2013, goes to Galdari in Dubai

Galadari and Associates in Dubai work in dispute resolution very effectively and across most industry sectors.  The firm has excellent litigation skills which now result in some 75 per cent of turnover. The CFI judging panel decided to make the

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Charles Russell: Best Corporate & Commercial Team, Bahrain, 2013

Charles Russell LLP has done good work for Edamah (Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company), was instructed by the Central Bank of Bahrain in 2009 and has a reputation for building good long term relationships with clients. Charles Russell’s head office

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CFI Awards 2013: A Law Firm in the Yemen

The Law Offices of Sheikh Tariq Abdullah advise a number of international law firms promptly and efficiently in what is a rather difficult jurisdiction. This firm is frequently consulted by the World Bank and has a good reputation for the

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New Leaders in the UAE: Award for Emirates

The airline is now the largest employer in the UAE and shows a high level of concern for the welfare of its 62,000 workers – many of whom are far away from their homelands. The Emirates fleet is young and

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MENA City Lawyers Lebanon: Helping to Drive Growth

The CFI.co award panel are pleased to announce Mena City Lawyers as the Best Corporate and Commercial Team, Lebanon, 2013. MCL, under the chairmanship of Fady Jamaleddine, has built up a strong and internationally experienced team of legal experts. The

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Emirates: Best Islamic Bank in the UAE

In 2012, Emirates Islamic Bank completed the integration of Dubai Bank to become the third largest Islamic lender in the United Arab Emirates. The judging panel commended the Bank’s handling of the process which took up most of the calendar

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