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Andersen Global Expands Practice in the United Arab Emirates

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Andersen Global enters into a Collaboration Agreement with full-service law firm IBRAHIM & PARTNERS in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), adding dimension and coverage to the organization’s existing capabilities through its member and collaborating firms in the region.

With offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, IBRAHIM & PARTNERS has one of the top M&A practice groups in the country. Established in 2018, the firm is led by Managing Partner Ahmed Ibrahim, who previously led the M&A practice group at one of the largest law firms both in the UAE and the Middle East. Additionally, Ahmed was ranked as a Band 1 Capital Markets lawyer by Chambers and Partners in 2021 and previously ranked as Tier 1 Capital Markets lawyer by the Legal 500 in 2018.

The firm has also been consistently recognized by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000, and its professionals’ expertise include litigation, employment law, banking and finance, private equity and funds, oil and gas, construction, energy and tax. Their Capital Markets team is one of the most active Capital Markets teams in the United Arab Emirates, having led almost all the country’s IPOs and rights issue, including two United Arab Emirates issuers listed on London Stock Exchange.

“Our clients are reassured by our combination of legal knowledge, commerciality and sector awareness as reflected through the comprehensive, innovative solutions our professionals deliver,” Ahmed said. “Collaborating with Andersen Global allows us to serve our clients with multi-jurisdictional needs in a seamless manner and further positions our firm as a benchmark organization that sets the standard for best-in-class, bespoke solutions in the United Arab Emirates.”

“IBRAHIM & PARTNERS compete with some of the largest law firms regionally, and their service offerings will allow us to continue providing clients with a broad scope of independent, integrated solutions,” added Andersen Global Chairman and Andersen CEO Mark Vorsatz. “Their regional footprint and cross-border expertise strengthen our existing platform as this region continues emerging as a key global market.”

Andersen Global is an international association of legally separate, independent member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals around the world. Established in 2013 by U.S. member firm Andersen Tax LLC, Andersen Global now has more than 8,000 professionals worldwide and a presence in over 280 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.

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