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March 21, 2017
Curtis strengthens Middle East offering with the addition of Counsel Ali Naveed Arshad


March 17, 2017 – Dubai – Curtis deepens its Middle East offering as it welcomes experienced counsel Ali Naveed Arshad to its Dubai office.

He has worked in Oman since 2011, having most recently been a practice head at a highly regarded local Omani firm.  He brings considerable Middle East experience across sectors that include corporate, banking, energy, power and water projects.  He will cover both Oman and UAE from the firm’s Dubai office.

“Ali is a talented young lawyer with a very bright future ahead of him”, said Bruce Palmer, Managing Partner of Curtis offices in both Oman and UAE.  “He adds to the depth and breadth of our Middle East bench during a time of expansion in Dubai, while highlighting our leading position in the Oman legal market.”  

“I have always admired Curtis, which is a big name in Oman and the wider region ”, said Mr Arshad.  “I could not be happier at joining the growing team in Dubai and expanding my network of colleagues.”

Mr Arshad is admitted as a barrister in both England & Wales and in Pakistan.  He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from City University of London and a Certificate of Legislative Drafting from University of Boston School of Law.  He holds a LL.B., with honors from the University of London UK.

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