Allen & Overy's 4th Middle East Office Opens In Qatar

Law360, New York (February 17, 2010, 4:00 PM EST) -- Allen & Overy LLP has opened an office in Qatar, giving the firm a total of four locations in the Middle East and a stronger footing in energy, corporate and finance law.

Partner Robert Porter is leading the new office, which will focus on high-end corporate and finance work, the firm said Monday, the day the site officially opened.

Porter, who works primarily with international funds, real estate and cross-border joint ventures and acquisitions, is joined by corporate partner Chris Thornes, who specializes in merger and...
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