04 Jan 2021

Hadef & Partners announces five Partner promotions for 2021

Authored by: Hadef & Partners press office

Leading UAE law firm Hadef & Partners welcomes 2021 with five new Partner appointments across the Abu Dhabi and Dubai offices. Each of our promoted lawyers brings specialist UAE expertise to their respective practice areas. This, allied with their international experience, will assist our clients in continuing to achieve their commercial objectives.

To that effect, the following lawyers have been promoted effective 1 January 2021.

Rachel Hill, Partner, Head of Employment  – Rachel has over 16 years’ experience in both litigation and employment and has spent the last 10 years in the Middle East providing strategic advice to employers on all aspects of employment law.

Taher Ibrahim Abdeen, Partner, Dispute Resolution – Taher has a wealth of experience in handling commercial and civil dispute procedures at all levels of UAE courts, with a particular focus on white collar crime and shareholder disputes.

Karim Mahmoud, Partner, Dispute Resolution – Karim advises and acts across multiple sectors on a broad range of commercial disputes in the Middle East involving multijurisdictional disputes and both local and international arbitration hearings.

Ziad Al-Momani, Partner, Dispute Resolution – Ziad specialises in corporate and commercial disputes and through his considerable legal experience, knowledge and cultural familiarity, represents a broad spectrum of clients from various regions and industries. He engages in a range of commercial disputes,   including insurance, banking & finance disputes, real estate and construction.

Paul Wynne, Partner, Corporate – Paul specialises in corporate transactions, including private acquistions and disposals, joint ventures, strategic invertments and venture capital investments. He advises a wide variety of domestic and international clients on such matters.

Sadiq Jafar, Managing Partner said: “We are proud to welcome these accomplished lawyers to the partnership. Each new partner provides invaluable expertise to our clients.”

Dr Faraj Ahnish, Founding Partner said: “We are delighted to announce these promotions. We continue to focus on attracting and retaining the best legal talent in the UAE while investing in areas which are valued highly by our clients.”