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Al Rowaad Advocates and Legal Consultants would like to extend our hearty congratulations to our Legal Consultant Dr. Hassan Elhais for being awarded as the Legal Consultant for the year 2018 by Global 100 hosted by KMH Media Group.

Read more: Al Rowaad Advocates' Managing Partner Named Legal Consultant of the Year 2018


Leading national law firm Blake Morgan are delighted to be featured in this year's WTR 1000 list.

In its ninth year, the World Trademark Review (WTR) shines a spotlight on firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in the Trademark practice. It is the only standalone publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the trademark field, and identifies the leading players in 70 key jurisdictions globally.

Read more: Blake Morgan Trademark team celebrates placing in the WTR 1000


ZUL RAFIQUE & partners named 'Outstanding Firm' by Asialaw Profiles 2019 in the following practice areas:

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Construction
  • Labour & Employment


Three rising stars at commercial law firm Kuits have made it onto the shortlist for the esteemed Made in Manchester Awards 2019.

Corporate team senior associate Helen Mather, commercial property associate Emma Nimmo and commercial solicitor Rebecca Bainbridge have all been shortlisted for the Lawyer of the Year award.

Read more: Triple lawyer shortlisting for Kuits at Made in Manchester Awards


Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP Partner Paul Tauber and the other members of the Guantánamo Bay (GTMO) Task Force of the Pacific Council on International Policy released a second report, A Matter of Time, to renew the call for federal judges to preside over military trials at Guantánamo. The report builds on recommendations made in 2016, two of which were adopted in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Following up to the GTMO Task Force’s 2016 report, Up to Speed, the task force now calls for equipping judges with expanded powers to enforce deadlines, levy consequences, and propel these cases toward fair and final conclusions. 

Read the Task Force's Report