Ex-Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Peter Gray is to co-lead a new firm following the merger of his fledgling practice, Kingsgrove Partners, with United Arab Emirates (UAE) outfit Mohammed Al-Dahbashi Advocates.

The newly launched firm, called Al Dahbashi Gray (ADG), will be headquartered in Dubai and co-led by Mohammed Al Dahbashi, the founder of the UAE firm, and Gray, who will also be based in Dubai.