Middle East Awards 2018

Author: | Published: 11 Dec 2018

Clifford Chance was named international law firm of the year at the 2018 Middle East Awards held on October 17 at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai. The Awards also featured their first ever female Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Egypt's Mona Zulficar, of Zulficar & Partners.

Among the success stories of the night was international firm Clifford Chance, which had roles on the winning deals in the debt and equity-linked and restructuring categories, while its debt and equity-linked and project finance teams both picked up coveted team of the year awards. Allen & Overy also had a great night, appearing on every winning deal and going home with the equity team of the year award.

King & Spalding beat a competitive field to win M&A team of the year, partly off the back of its work in KCA Deutag's acquisition of Dalma Energy, which won M&A deal of the year....