RP International engage Chief Legal Officer for Bird & Bird
After partnering with international law firm Bird & Bird, RP International successfully identified and assisted with the appointment of Chief Legal Officer Osama Abu-Dehays who will join Bird & Bird’s International Media and Sports Sector Groups as Partner.
Abu-Dehays will divide his time between the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, with his practice focusing on Doha, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, whilst conducting work in the broader Middle East and North Africa region.
Abu-Dehays is one of the most skilled and respected TMT and sports lawyers in the Middle East and was previously Chief Legal Officer of the Al Jazeera Television Network which saw him responsible for the legal and business affairs of the media group.
Mark Pinder, Head of Bird & Bird Middle East stated: “We’re delighted to welcome Osama to Bird & Bird. Osama brings a deep understanding of the media and sports sectors to our international team, as well as excellent regional experience in those areas and in the IT and telecommunications sectors...”
Abu-Dehays comments: “I am extremely excited to join Bird & Bird, and believe that the developing TMT and sports sectors in the Middle Eastern region will benefit widely from the international experience the firm can provide.”
RP International is the leading TMT Recruitment firm who have been based in the UAE for over 10 years. Their unrivalled knowledge of the market enables them to identify unique industry talent. From their other offices in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur they service many of the leading firms across the globe.