ADGM Established Law Firm Announced Finalist for Prestigious Regional Award

On 9 February 2020, Wasel & Wasel, an Abu Dhabi Global Markets established law firm was announced as finalist by the Middle East Legal Awards for the prestigious Regional Law Firm of the Year 2020 Award; the Middle East region’s most coveted award for law firms that recognizes achievement, excellence, and innovation in a ceremony attended by nearly 400 lawyers from across the globe.

The firm’s managing associate, Mr. Abdulla Wasel, said: “This award is an ode to the flourishing, triumphant culture that the ADGM has put in place for its business community, a benchmark for excellence, allowing companies to garner rapid success whilst simultaneously remaining true to their business ethos; Wasel & Wasel is a prime illustration of the ADGM’s unequivocal ecosystem of achievements.”

Wasel & Wasel is a precedent-setting, global disputes practice, with a Middle East focus. The firm’s lawyers make an all-star team drawn from the top ranks of premier law firms, holding degrees from Ivy League universities, have worked on multi-billion-dollar matters, and have held senior positions in governments.

The firm was launched in the Abu Dhabi Global Market in 2019, and owing to the ADGM’s global standards and regulations, the firm has seamlessly been able to develop its presence in the region, and in the United States and Northern Europe as well, and is counsel on over AED 1.5 billion worth of contentious matters, with a client base that includes multinationals, Fortune 500 companies, and high-net-worth family businesses and ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

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