Press Release 08.21.17
Deborah Ruff Joins Pillsbury to Lead International Arbitration Practice and Launch UK Disputes Capability
Renowned International Arbitration Lawyer Brings Vast Experience in Energy, Construction
We take an integrated, full-service approach to client representation, assembling teams of corporate, tax, intellectual property, environmental, antitrust, real estate, regulatory, labor and employment, employee benefits, global sourcing, insolvency and other lawyers as needed to assist clients. With offices throughout the world and extensive experience in banking and finance, energy, oil and gas industries, telecommunications and other sectors, we offer broad industry knowledge and the ability to meet our clients’ needs worldwide. Our experience includes:
Advising the Kuwait Capital Markets Authority on privatization of the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE), and establishment and public listing of the new KSE Company.
Counseled underwriters with respect to the US$4 billion sovereign Sukuk issued by the State of Qatar, the first sovereign Sukuk in Qatar.
Advising on the public merger of Qatar Shipping and Qatar Navigation, the first public M&A transaction in Qatar.
Chambers notes that practice co-leader Ahmad Anani is “a prominent figure in the corporate field” who “brings tremendous market experience.”
Practice co-leader Osama Abu-Dehays is recognized by Chambers, which notes “his extensive knowledge of the media industry, having served as chief legal officer at Al Jazeera.”
Clients say that practice co-leader Ahmad Anani’s “language and cultural skills and his experience are a key to his success in providing clients with quality service, particularly for clients with operations in multiple countries.”