Feras Al Shawaf, Managing Partner of Feras Al Shawaf Law Firm in association with CMS, adds: “Karim is a very talented lawyer and his considerable experience in technology and finance transactions will be of enormous benefit to our clients."
Commenting on his appointment, Karim Fawaz comments: “One of the features that drew me to CMS was its strong sector focus, particularly in the TMT space where it is recognised as a global market leader. I look forward to working with colleagues across the region to further expand the Corporate and Technology practices, and take advantage of the opportunities afforded by the firm’s strong platform to deliver exceptional service to clients.”
CMS’ Middle East practice has made a number of strategic hires over the last year, including the appointment of Energy partner Mary Allen in Oman and Construction Disputes specialist Patrick McPherson in Dubai. In Saudi Arabia, CMS operates in association with Feras Al Shawaf Law Firm, a leading law firm headquartered in Riyadh.
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CMS is a full-service top 10 global law firm, based on the number of lawyers (Am Law 2018 Global 100). With 70+ offices in 40+ countries across the world, revenues totalled €1.36bn in 2018. CMS acts for the majority of the DAX 30, a large number of the FT European 500 and a number of Fortune 500 companies.
CMS provides a wide range of expertise across 19 expert practice and sector areas including Banking and Finance, Commercial, Competition, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy, Funds, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences/ Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate & Construction, Tax and TMT. In Saudi Arabia, CMS operates in association with Feras Al Shawaf Law Firm, based out of Riyadh.
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