RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Corporate and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Partner Patrick Dahm published a post on Taylor Wessing’s Partner Peter Bert’s dispute resolution blog titled “Singapore to Ratify Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements”. The post is about Singapore Parliament passing the Choice of Court Agreements Bill, about a year after Singapore signed the Convention. It describes the Convention requirements and how the Choice of Court Agreements Act implements the Convention regime. To view the post, please click here.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Intellectual Property & Technology Partner Wun Rizwi has been recognised as “Leading Patent Lawyer” in the 2016 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2016. The Who’s Who Legal revealed the world’s leading patent lawyers in the aforementioned annual volume, published in May 2016. The results were obtained after conducting comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. The Management, Partners and staff congratulate Rizwi on this achievement!
Taylor Wessing and Alsulaim Alawaji & Partners Law Firm announce their association today. Through the association they will provide clients with a robust mix of international and local advice to enable their clients to navigate the complex inbound and outbound opportunities the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and more broadly, the Middle East market has to offer, utilising the combined strength of both firms in areas such as M&A, litigation, project financing and restructuring. Furthermore, it enables Alsulaim Alawaji & Partners Law Firm to draw on Taylor Wessing's recognised sector expertise in the technology, media & communications, life sciences, private wealth, energy, intellectual property, consumer & retail and hotels & leisure sectors. All these are growing industries within the Middle East and provide clients with investment opportunities further afield. Alsulaim Alawaji & Partners Law Firm is an established Kingdom of Saudi Arabian firm with four partners based across two offices in Riyadh and Jeddah. Alsulaim Alawaji & Partners Law Firm is internationally focused, delivering litigation and corporate advice to a large range of clients including many high net worth families as well as institutional clients. Commenting on the new association, Tim Eyles, Managing Partner, Taylor Wessing UK said: "This is a really exciting opportunity for our respective firms and enables us to put the strength of our global family at the disposal of a broader range of clients." Osama AlSulaim the Chairman of AlSulaim AlAwaji & Partners Law Firm said: "Our association with Taylor Wessing is part of our strategy to provide a highly professional international legal service in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; it also benefits our clients by providing access to experts around the world through the Taylor Wessing family." The new association is part of Taylor Wessing's international strategy to grow through mergers and associations. The firm already has 28 offices across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US with more than 1,200 lawyers and global revenues £239.8m (FY 2014/2015). This further strengthens Taylor Wessing's on the ground capability across the Middle East facilitating greater support for the firm's clients.