Gibson Dunn Appoints Corporate Partner Hardeep Plahe to Lead the Dubai Office

April 30, 2018

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has named corporate partner Hardeep Plahe as Partner in Charge of the Dubai office.

Hardeep, a cross-border transactional lawyer, succeeds Paul Harter, who will continue his corporate practice.

“Paul’s leadership ushered in a period of strong growth for our Dubai office,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “Hardeep’s extensive knowledge of the region’s business landscape will be invaluable to help us to continue to grow our influence in the region.  We look forward to working with Hardeep in this new role.”

“Our Dubai office is a hub servicing the entire Middle East region and it has grown and thrived,” said Plahe.  “We have created a team of the region’s most experienced business-orientated lawyers.  I hope to continue raising our profile to allow more clients to benefit from the clear advantages of having Gibson Dunn on their side.”

About Hardeep Plahe

Plahe’s practice focuses on public and private mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private placings, joint ventures, reorganizations and financial services regulation.  As a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice Groups, he has advised private equity clients, financial institutions, corporates, sovereign wealth funds and governments.  Based in the Middle East since 2006, he has helped clients with their most complex and important transactions in the U.K.,  Europe and the Middle East.