Al Tamimi wins British Legal Awards
Dubai, December 13, 2009
Dubai-based Al Tamimi & Company, one of the premier law firms in the Middle East, has won the Middle East and African Law Firm 2009 award at the British Legal Awards held in London recently.
The awards, organised by Legal Week, the leading UK legal weekly magazine, honour the year’s most prominent law firms and individuals in the UK and international legal market.
The award crowns a highly successful year of international recognition for Al Tamimi & Company starting in February with a nomination as International Office of the Year by the UK’s Legal Business magazine and followed by Asian Legal Business’s award as Employer of Choice 2009, then UAE Law Firm of the Year at the Who’s Who Legal Awards and Asian Counsel Firm of the Year from Pacific Business Press, said a company statement.
International Financial Law Review (IFLR) awarded Al Tamimi with the prestigious 'UAE Law Firm of the Year' and 'Best Equity Capital Markets Deal of the Year' for their work on the Damas IPO, and UK business publication Corporate INTL awarded the firm Best M&A Law Firm in Qatar and Best IP and Banking Law Firm in UAE.
The Gulf legal publication 'The Brief' too had honoured the company with 'Gulf Law Firm of the Year' award. Its founder and senior partner, Essam Al Tamimi, was presented with the inaugural 'Gulf Legal Lifetime Achievement' award for his outstanding contribution to the Gulf legal market, the company said.
Commenting on the awards, Al Tamimi said: “I am delighted that, particularly in this most challenging year, our work is recognised by our peers, our clients and our friends through these prestigious awards. They are a tribute to the achievement, hard work and dedication of my partners and everyone at the firm.”
Al Tamimi has offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah and in Qatar, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Kuwait.-TradeArabia News Service