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DLA Piper Lays Off Eight Dubai Associates
DLA Piper has laid off eight associates in
The firm blamed the cuts on reduced demand from clients, with the job losses affecting lawyers in the corporate, finance and projects practices.
Regional managing partner for the Middle East David Church said: "We have been working with our colleagues on a number of alternative solutions in order to minimize the total number of job losses, however we still need to realign our employee headcount in this market."
"Regrettably, this readjustment has lead to an 8 percent overall reduction of fee earners, principally within the corporate and finance and projects related practices. We deeply regret the impact that this decision will have on our people and are working through this transition period with those affected."
The cuts in the Middle East come after layoffs in the
Over the last two months alone, the firm has announced 80 associate job losses and 100 support staff cuts in the
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