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Clifford Chance hires technology expert Zayed Al Jamil as Partner to join its market leading Tech Group

1 April 2022

Clifford Chance hires technology expert Zayed Al Jamil as Partner to join its market leading Tech Group

International law firm Clifford Chance announces the hire of Zayed Al Jamil a Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) expert who joins as partner in the firm's Tech Group, based in London. He joins the firm May 1, 2022.

Qualifying as a solicitor in 2009, Al Jamil previously practiced at Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) where he was partner and focused on complex commercial and large-scale outsourcing technology projects, as well as tech-related aspects of corporate transactions. Prior to joining NRF he worked in-house as head of legal for a technology company and as legal counsel for a well-known financial index provider.

André Duminy, head of the London TMT group, comments: " Zayed's appointment reflects the firm's continued investment in our complex commercial and technology transactions and advisory capability, to meet rising client demand. Our team is already a market leader in these areas and well-known for our cross-practice expertise, and with the rise in complex and multi-faceted commercial, technology and M&A transactions, now is the time to further deepen our capabilities in this area to meet and exceed our clients' demands. With his track record advising on complex transactions, Zayed is the perfect fit."

Al Jamil adds: "Clifford Chance advises on the most dynamic global mandates and I'm delighted to be joining a firm with so much enthusiasm for tech across multiple sectors and such a strong record of delivering complex business-critical projects for its clients. I look forward to applying my skills within the TMT team as well as the global Tech Group, and collaborating with some of the best legal professionals in the business."

The Clifford Chance Tech Group offers clients globally and across all industries a new approach to meeting their tech challenges by breaking down traditional law firm practice area boundaries. The Group is an integrated multidisciplinary team of over 600 tech-savvy lawyers located around the world delivering holistic, joined up, expert legal advice to both tech and non-tech clients on complex and transformational tech-related matters.