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HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS SCOOPS MENA FUND MANAGER 'BEST ONSHORE LAW FIRM– CLIENT SERVICES' AWARD FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

31 January 2017 | Dubai
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Herbert Smith Freehills' Middle East Corporate team successfully retained their title of 'Best Onshore Law Firm – Client Services' at the fifth annual MENA Fund Manager (FM) Fund Services Awards held in Dubai on January 31, 2017. 

Herbert Smith Freehills' Middle East Corporate team successfully retained their title of 'Best Onshore Law Firm – Client Services' at the fifth annual MENA Fund Manager (FM) Fund Services Awards held in Dubai on January 31, 2017.

The annual MENA FM Fund Services Awards reward fund services providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months and is one of the largest gatherings of fund managers and service providers in the region.  The judging panel is made up of experts active in the funds industry.

Zubair Mir, Middle East Managing Partner and Middle East Head of Corporate, commented: "We are honoured to be recognised as ‘Best Onshore Law Firm' particularly in the client services category. 2016 has been another busy year for the team and the award demonstrates the strength and depth of our expertise in the corporate and investment funds arena in the region. We continue to work hard to ensure we are at the forefront of issues affecting the industry and are able to provide our clients with specialist legal advice."

This award follows a series of industry wide accreditations for the Middle East Corporate team. In 2016, Herbert Smith Freehills, for the eighth year running, was ranked as a Band 1 practice for 'Investment Funds – Middle East wide' by both Chambers Global and Legal 500. The firm was also named 'Middle East M&A Legal Adviser of the Year, Industrials & Chemicals' at the inaugural Mergermarket Middle Eastern M&A Awards 2016 and 'Most Outstanding for Corporate Finance Law' at the 2016 Global Excellence Awards by Acquisition International.  

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