News 01 Aug. 2011

Nouraddin Alkheir Ahmed Joins Curtis in Dubai

Dubai, August 1, 2011 - Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP has announced that Nouraddin Ahmed has joined the international law firm's growing Dubai (UAE) office.

Mr. Ahmed, who will be a partner in Curtis' U.K. affiliate, brings more than 25 years of legal experience in the Middle East to Curtis. He has lived and worked in Oman, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai and was a partner in a major international law firm with offices in the GCC. He is the fourth lawyer to move to Curtis in Dubai in the past year. Partners Jeremy Miocevic and Malik Diab and Counsel Gayle Hanlon have joined the Curtis Dubai office since October 2010.

Nouraddin Ahmed is highly regarded for his knowledge of UAE and Oman law and has been named as one of the Middle East's leading lawyers. He focuses his practice on infrastructure, project finance and banking, construction and energy projects, and is also an experienced litigator.

'We are excited to welcome Nouraddin Ahmed as the latest addition to Curtis in Dubai,” said Bruce Palmer, managing partner for Curtis in Dubai and Muscat. “His wide-ranging experience enhances our ability to provide local and international law advice to our clients as well as our reputation in the region as a leading international law firm.”

'Curtis offers a great opportunity to use my experience throughout the Middle East on a broader international platform,” said Mr. Ahmed. “I am very happy to be joining a firm that has been growing so quickly throughout the region.”

Mr. Ahmed earned an LLB (honours) from the Faculty of Law, University of Khartoum in 1981 and was admitted to practice in 1982. He has also completed a High Diploma in legal translation (English-Arabic-English).

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