UAE-Based Counsel Among Linklaters’ Newest Promotions 

Global law firm, Linklaters has unveiled its latest round of promotions, including the appointment of 27 new partners and 49 counsel, effective from May 1, 2024. Among the newly promoted counsel are four talented professionals based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. 

The diverse cohort of new partners spans various divisions and practices within the firm, with a significant focus on enhancing representation across regions and demographics. Notably, Linklaters has successfully met its targets for female and minority ethnic partner elections, underscoring its commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Aedamar Comiskey, Senior Partner and Chair at Linklaters, expressed admiration for the firm’s exceptional talent and congratulated the newly promoted partners and counsel. She highlighted their dedication, teamwork, and client-centric approach, emphasizing their pivotal role in driving success for both clients and the firm. 

In the MENA region, the promotion of four new counsel reflects Linklaters’ continued investment in the local talent pool. Sergey Shiposha and Leila Amos, based in Dubai, specialize in Capital Markets and Energy & Infrastructure, respectively. In Abu Dhabi, Faysal Lassas brings his expertise to Mainstream Corporate matters, while Claire Neil, also based in Dubai, strengthens the firm’s Mainstream Corporate practice.