Latham & Watkins looks set to become the latest adviser to launch in the competitive Middle East market after hiring a partner from Vinson & Elkins. Meanwhile, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is transferring more lawyers from London to the region. As top firms flock to the Middle East, a related trend has seen advisers proactively target sovereign wealth fund clients, which are typically based in the world's key emerging markets.
Latham and Freshfields Make Middle East Push as Firms Target New Markets
February 15, 2008