Johnston advises clients such as corporations, banks, asset management and trading groups, and others on a variety of private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and commercial matters throughout the Middle East and North Africa region.
“We are delighted to have attracted an individual of Andrew’s caliber to our Middle East team,” said Neal R. Brendel, founding co-partner of K&L Gates’ Dubai office. “With a number of years experience in the region, Andrew further enhances our ability to advise clients on sophisticated corporate transactions in the Middle East. This illustrates our strong commitment to supporting clients with regionally based legal support of the highest quality.”
Johnston stated: “K&L Gates has established an impressive platform in the region and is very well placed to serve the needs of both its local and international clients throughout the Middle East and North Africa. I am therefore very excited to have the opportunity to work with my colleagues in Dubai to further develop the K&L Gates corporate practice both in the UAE and across the wider region.”
K&L Gates includes lawyers practicing out of more than 40 fully integrated offices located in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and the Middle East, and represents numerous GLOBAL 500, FORTUNE 100, and FTSE 100 corporations, in addition to growth and middle market companies, entrepreneurs, capital market participants and public sector entities.