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Clifford Chance is named IFLR Middle East International Law Firm of the Year

9 October 2012

Clifford Chance is named IFLR Middle East International Law Firm of the Year

Clifford Chance won the IFLR Middle East International Law Firm of the Year for the fifth time in six years at last night's award ceremony, topping off a night that saw the firm pick up a further eight awards.

As well as winning Middle East International Law Firm of The Year, Clifford Chance also collected awards in the following categories:

DEBT AND EQUITY-LINKED DEAL OF THE YEAR for the Saudi GACA sukuk
EQUITY DEAL OF THE YEAR for the Zain KSA rights issue
M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR for the Mannai acquisition of Damas International
PROJECT FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR for Mostorod
RESTRUCTURING DEAL OF THE YEAR for the Nakheel restructuring
DEBT AND EQUITY-LINKED TEAM OF THE YEAR
EQUITY TEAM OF THE YEAR
RESTRUCTURING TEAM OF THE YEAR

For the seventh consecutive year Al-Jadaan & Partners Law Firm, with whom Clifford Chance has a co-operation agreement in Saudi Arabia, won "Saudi Arabian Law Firm of the Year" confirming the association's reputation in the Kingdom.

Regional Managing Partner Graham Lovett, who accepted the International Law Firm of the Year Award on behalf of the firm, applauded the Clifford Chance team: "Receiving these awards for so many high profile deals is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team in the Middle East and we are delighted to have been recognised in this way ".

The awards ceremony was held last night at the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai and was attended.

For further information about this release please contact:
Magdalena Suder, Head of Business Development & Marketing, Middle East
Telephone: +971 4 362 0444
Email: magdalena.suder@cliffordchance.com