White & Case expands in the Middle East

Author: | Published: 1 Feb 2000

The office will concentrate on banking, infrastructure and other financial transactions in the region. Zuíbi, a Bahrain-qualified lawyer, will also be able to practise local litigation and financial company counselling. James Hurlock, White & Case chairman, explains: "Bahrain is a significant financial, commercial, insurance and business centre in the heart of the Gulf region. It has long been important for trade; its buoyant offshore banking industry finances loans across the Middle East and Asia; and its economy is increasingly diverse and receptive to private sector and foreign investment....