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Trowers expands Dubai Office with Partner Hire

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Trowers & Hamlins, Interlaw's strategic partner in England and the Middle East has recruited partner Karie Akeelah (pictured above) to its dispute resolution team in Dubai. 

Karie specialises in contentious construction matters, international arbitration and Middle East law issues. She has joined Trowers from the Squire Patton Boggs Dubai office. 

She has been practicing in the UAE for over eleven years, advising clients in the MENA region and internationally on litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation matters.  

Karie commented on her appointment: "Trowers has a strong and well-established presence in the Middle East, particularly in the construction and infrastructure sectors, and I'm delighted to be part of its international network to enhance its expanding expertise across the Gulf region and internationally."  

Abdul-Haq Mohammed, head of international at Trowers, commented: "Karie's appointment underlines our presence as a leading dispute resolution firm in the Gulf, and her experience will strengthen our current expertise. This appointment continues the strategic growth of the team and client offering in the Middle East and beyond."