Charles Russell Speechlys has added Alex Reid as a partner in the firm’s corporate and commercial team, to be based in Dubai. He joins from HFW. His appointment will further strengthen and complement the firm’s offering in the UAE and regional market. With over 20 years of experience, Reid is a transactional lawyer with an established and diverse corporate and commercial practice, focusing primarily on natural resources, transport and logistics, financial services and technology. He regularly advises his international and regional client base on a variety of complex corporate matters, commercial contracts, projects, restructurings and reorganisations. He is also well-versed in assisting clients on matters of general company law and corporate governance. A recognised practitioner in the UAE, Reid also has strong international relations, having advised on transactions across numerous jurisdictions throughout his career, spending various periods working in London, Paris, Shanghai, Moscow and Stockholm.