White & Case has ramped up its Middle East presence via a tie-up with the former Riyadh arm of Gide Loyrette Nouel and the hire of two new partners in Abu Dhabi.

The new association will operate under the name Dr Waleed N Al-Nuwaiser in association with White & Case, and will be headed by ex-Gide corporate and commercial partner Waleed Al-Nuwaiser.