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Osama Hassan

Pinsent Masons appoints new Mideast head

DUBAI, October 9, 2018

Pinsent Masons, an international law firm specialising in the energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors, has appointed Osama Hassan as the head of Middle East operations.

Hassan, who will continue to lead the Middle East corporate group, has provided dual language, Shari'a, local and international law expertise in the region for over 30 years.

He is widely recognised within the UAE corporate market as a trusted adviser to a broad range of major energy and infrastructure organisations, government departments and government-owned entities as well as heads of family owned businesses.

Earlier this year, Pinsent Masons appointed leading infrastructure and energy partners, Tim Armsby and Gurmeet Kaur, to its finance and projects practice.

Partner Tom Bicknell also joined the Dubai office leading the firm’s financial services and corporate insurance offering, providing clients with regulatory and product distribution advice in the region.

John Cleland, managing partner at Pinsent Masons, said: "Our vision is to be recognised as an international market leader in our global sectors. The Middle East has a team of highly experienced lawyers with deep sectoral expertise and with Osama at the helm, will continue to go from strength to strength."

On his new role, Hassan said: "Our 90-strong team in the Middle East has advised on a range of crucial mandates across the infrastructure, energy, real estate and financial services sectors this year."

"As I move into this role I look forward to deepening our relationships with our clients and continuing to offer the collaborative culture and deep sector expertise that Pinsent Masons is known for," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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