Akin Gump Recognized at Middle East Legal Awards 2017 in Infrastructure and Energy Projects Category

(Abu Dhabi) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that, at The Middle East Legal Awards, held in Dubai on May 12, it was recognized as the Highly Commended law firm in the category Infrastructure and Energy Projects Team of the Year. The awards are jointly hosted by Legal Week and the Association of Corporate Counsel Middle East chapter.

The firm had been nominated for its work advising Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Company (ADWEC) and its parent, the Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA), in the development and financing of the 1,177 MW Sweihan Solar PV Independent Power Project in Abu Dhabi. As of this date, the project will be the world’s largest solar plant.

To read more about the deal for which Akin Gump was shortlisted, please click here.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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