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DLA Piper Cuts 22 in Middle East

DLA PiperDLA Piper, which in April laid off eight associates in Dubai, is making another 22 positions redundant in its Middle East offices.

Those affected are one partner, eight non-partner lawyers, and 13 staff. One third of the layoffs are in the Dubai office.

The firm has offices in Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Doha, and Kuwait.

DLA Piper is one of the largest law firms in the world, and is (or at least was) the only firm with more than 3,700 lawyers in North America and Europe.

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  • Anonymous

    All over Europe the legal profession is reeling from the number of redundancies. Will we see full employment again in the next 5-6-years?

  • Anonymous

    This story s symptomatic of the recession as it’s affecting Dubai. In these recessionary times their tourism economy will be severly affected.
    MJ

 

 

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