DWF appoints banking & finance partner to continue ME expansion
Majed Almarshad has more than 17 years’ experience and will be based in the legal firm’s Dubai offices
Global legal business DWF has named Majed Almarshad as a partner in the banking & finance practice of its Dubai office.
With more than 17 years’ experience, Almarshad joins DWF from King & Wood Mallesons where he was managing partner in Riyadh, and has a background as a Saudi qualified lawyer.
He will be responsible for advising financial service clients as well as local, regional and international businesses in relation to infrastructure, corporate, real estate and litigation matters.
Almarshad said DWF in Dubai has a “formidable team of lawyers” with extensive Middle Eastern experience and credentials, and he looked forward to working with them to contribute to the future success of the business.
Commenting on Almarshad’s appointment, DWF’s regional managing partner, Shiraz Sethi, said: “Majed brings with him a wealth of experience working in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Turkey, UK and the US. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to further strengthen the services we offer to our clients.”