News 03 Oct. 2023

Curtis welcomes International Corporate attorney Julien Hansen to its Dubai Office

Dubai, October 1, 2023 – Curtis is pleased to announce the arrival of internationally focused corporate partner Julien Hansen.

Mr. Hansen brings deep knowledge and experience in the natural resources and wider energy sector, notably in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) of the former Soviet Union, where he has practiced for almost 20 years. Qualified in England and Wales, Mr. Hansen enhances the firm’s offering to clients both in the region and outside. He is fluent in English, French and Russian.

Mr. Hansen focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital. He has strong sectoral experience in natural resources and energy as well as technology, life sciences and real estate, and has advised states and sovereign owned and commercial clients.

Mr. Hansen has previously been recognised in Legal 500, Chambers, Best Lawyers and as a leading practitioner for many years.

Curtis Chairman George Kahale commented, “We have known Julien for many years and are delighted that he will be joining us. His experience in the CIS fits well with our practice in the region. He is a very talented and versatile lawyer in the best tradition of our firm.”

“I am honored and excited to join Curtis. I look forward to working with the global team and developing the firm’s corporate international practice as well as its footprint in the CIS,” said Mr. Hansen.

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is a leading international law firm. Headquartered in New York, Curtis has 19 offices and affiliates in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Curtis represents a wide range of clients, including governments and state-owned companies, multinational corporations and financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, money managers, privately held businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information about Curtis, please visit

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