Charles Russell Speechlys has hired corporate partner William Reichert in Dubai. He brings more than 20 years of cross-border transactional experience including M&A, joint ventures and private equity. He joins the firm from K&L Gates’s Dubai office, where he served as head of the corporate and commercial practice. Reichert advises clients on a variety of corporate matters and deals, from seed series investments for startups, to complex, multi-billion dollar matters across numerous jurisdictions. His diverse client base includes a particular focus on energy, real estate, healthcare, retail and technology. Prior to moving to the Middle East region four years ago, he was based for 10 years in Moscow.