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Khalid Garousha (1)

Allen & Overy has appointed Khalid Garousha as interim global managing partner for an eight-month period, effective September 1, 2023 to April 30, 2024.

Khalid, who will retain his role as regional managing partner in the Middle East and Turkey, has worked with the firm for 23 years, and has been a partner based in the UAE since 2004. He is noted as one of the Middle East’s most highly regarded and well-respected M&A and ECM practitioners.

“It is a privilege to be asked by the Board to take up this role. Wim and I will work together during this exciting time to continue growing our firm and to deliver excellent service to our clients,” said Khalid.

Wim Dejonghe, senior partner at Allen & Overy, commented, “Following careful consideration, the Board unanimously selected Khalid as interim global managing partner. Khalid is ideally suited to take up the role, and I would like to thank him on behalf of the firm for his commitment and leadership. I look forward to working closely with him to continue delivering on our strategic aims, staying focused on our clients and people, and holding the proposed merger vote by the end of October.”

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