International law firm White & Case confirms new premises at DIFC
- White & Case opens new premises in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
- US-based White & Case is ranked among the top 10 law firms worldwide by revenue.
Dubai, UAE; 23 August 2023: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, today announced that White & Case LLP (White & Case), ranked among the top 10 law firms globally by revenue, has opened its new premises at DIFC.
The move by White & Case into new premises in the DIFC helps fulfil its goal of streamlining workflows and enhancing performance to deliver high-quality legal solutions tailored to clients' needs. The firm’s new 34,000 sq. ft. office at DIFC, is closely aligned with employee and client needs and further supports White & Case’s vision of creating a more sustainable and healthier workplace.
The new workplace has incorporated advanced smart solutions that bring competitive advantages of connected technologies. Sustainable management practices implemented at the new premises are also central to the firm’s strategy to reduce environmental footprint across its operations.
“For decades now, White & Case has worked alongside leading government-owned enterprises and international clients in key industry sectors across MEASA to help them achieve their strategic objectives,” said Abdulwahid Alulama, Head of Middle East and Partner in Corporate and M&A team, White & Case. “Today, we are delighted to unlock new opportunities in DIFC’s thriving financial ecosystem and continue to deliver greater value to our partners and clients. As an organisation committed to doing business responsibly, our move to ICD Brookfield Place in DIFC aligns with our vision of being a ‘greener’ law firm and adheres to the Environmental Management System Framework implemented across our offices worldwide.”
Salmaan Jaffery, Chief Business Development Officer, DIFC Authority, said: “We congratulate White & Case on its move into new DIFC premises. DIFC has long been a catalyst for leading international professional services providers seeking to access talent and growth markets, and it is encouraging to see global law firms like White & Case continue to contribute to Dubai’s economy by unlocking new opportunities in the region and beyond.”
DIFC plays a critical role in leading and shaping the future of finance through innovation, talent attraction, and inclusivity, by creating an environment that fosters growth and development. With its strategic location and business-friendly policies, DIFC provides an ideal platform for White & Case to expand its operations and cater to a wide range of clients.
The 33rd edition of the Global Financial Centre Index classifies Dubai as one of 10 financial centres in the world ranked as a global leader with a broad and deep offering.