Norton Rose moves to BFH’s Financial Centre
Manama, March 2, 2009
Law firm Norton Rose (Middle East), has relocated its Bahrain office to the 48th floor of Bahrain Financial Harbour's (BFH) Financial Centre.
The firm, which has had a presence in Bahrain since 1979, is a constituent of the Norton Rose Group, a leading international legal practice that offers full business law services across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
'Norton Rose is one of the world’s leading Islamic finance practices, focusing primarily on banking, corporate finance and dispute resolution, and BFH has also been playing a key role in developing financial trends in this sector,' said Salwan Uchi, marketing director, BFHHC.
'The Financial Centre is the ideal springboard for our operations because this world-class integrated development has evolved as a hub for the financial services sector in the region,' added Dominic Harvey, Norton Rose (Middle East).
Norton Rose has been involved in numerous energy and infrastructure projects in the Middle East and has been advising some of the region’s most innovative funds and private equity deals, apart from being involved in a number of privatisations and IPOs.
Its client base spreads across the Gulf region, Middle East and North Africa as well as the Indian sub-continent. It also has an office in Dubai, an associate office in Riyadh and will soon be operational in Abu Dhabi.-TradeArabia News Service