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Global law firm Gibson Dunn has announced the arrival of Graham Lovett, the new head of dispute resolution for the Middle East. He is the firm’s sole arbitration partner in Dubai where he is based.
The UK bar has continued to experience significant pressures in the last 12 months, most notably illustrated by the collapse and dissolution of 11 Stone Buildings, which had operated for more than 40 successful years. As a provider of services to international companies, global economic pressures weighing heavily on the commercial bar. While clients look to reduce their legal costs, there is increasing competition facing chambers not just from within the bar but also from solicitors and other jurisdictions.
The Who's Who Legal Awards identify one individual and one firm as outstanding in each of our featured practice areas. We also recognise the leading firms in over 53 countries and four US states. Finally, we select one firm to receive the accolade Who's Who Legal: Global Law Firm of the Year.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.