In Egypt, Gide Loyrette Nouel became the first French law
firm with a presence in the country after launching in the
capital, Cairo. Senior partner Baudouin de Moucheron will lead
the new branch.
In Germany, Linklaters opened its fifth office in the
country in Hamburg in February. Two partners have relocated
from the firm's Dusseldorf and Frankfurt branches to lead the
new office. Jens Blumenberg is a tax specialist and Wolfgang
Sturm is a corporate partner.
The month of February saw a new entrant to Saudi Arabia's
legal market. Miami based firm Diaz Reus & Targ launched an
office in Riyadh...