14 February 2018

King & Wood Mallesons promotes Daniel Xu as new partner, injecting new power into the Middle East team

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has appointed Partner Daniel Xu to its strong dispute resolution group in the Dubai office.

Daniel focuses on international arbitration and cross border dispute resolution in sectors including construction, engineering and infrastructure . He also has extensive experience advising international contractors and developers on issues regarding project risk management and dispute avoidance. His clients include governments, state owned entities, Fortune 500 companies and major corporations across the Asia Pacific and Middle East in connection with a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters.

Tim Taylor QC commented “Congratulations to Daniel. We are thrilled to expand the team’s capacity in line with the growing market. Having lived in the Middle East for almost 10 years, Daniel is very familiar with the culture and market conditions of this region. Daniel’s skills and experience will enhance the existing capability of KWM Dubai’s dispute resolution team, so as to maintain its market-leading position.”

Wang Rongkang, EUME Managing Partner, said, “We keep the momentum of strong growth in the Middle East region since last year, and our dispute resolution team has been highly recognized by clients and the industry for their outstanding performance. This benefits from our talent policy in EUME offices as symbolized by Daniel’s promotion, and we have the faith to gain more in the future.”

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