HFW has recruited two high-profile shipping lawyers from Clyde&Co as partners to beef up its Middle East team.

Joining the global law firm in Dubai are Robert Lawrence and Ian Chung, both of whom collectively have more than 30 years’ experience in the Middle East and are rated as market leaders by legal directories Chambers and The Legal 500.

Their arrival follows HFW's launch in Denmark with the hire of shipping lawyer Jens Mathiasen, and the firm's internal promotion of four new shipping partners and legal directors including of shipping and logistic disputes expert Anas Al Tarawneh in Dubai.