Sharp Increase in British Nationals Applying for French Citizenship

We are pleased to share this article describing the recent increase in applications for French citizenship by British nationals.  The article features Fiona Mougenot, Managing Director of Expat Partners, an immigration consultancy which is Peregrine’s partner for immigration into France.  Thanks for sharing your experience, Fiona!

Rana Sajjad Admitted as a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

We are pleased to share with you that having passed the international arbitration award writing exam with a 98% score for judicial merit and passing the interview, Mr. Rana Sajjad, a partner of Rana Ijaz & Partners in Pakistan, has been admitted as a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), one of the world’s leading centres that provides education and training for arbitrators.

A Fellow is the most senior-level membership of CIArb.  Currently there are a total of seven individuals in Pakistan who have attained CIArb’s fellowship of which only two, including Mr. Rana Sajjad, are practicing lawyers.

Mr Rana Sajjad has also set up Pakistan’s first international arbitration centre, called the Center for International Investment and Commercial Arbitration (CIICA). Besides offering dispute resolution services, its objectives include capacity building, training and legislative reform.  You can learn more about CIICA by following this link:

Congratulations to Mr. Rana Sajjad and the whole team!

Future Gate Wins Prestigious Award

We are pleased to announce that our partner for Qatar, Future Gate Business Services has been recognised as one of the top 50 Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) companies in the State of Qatar during the SME Excellence List 2016 awards held on November 30, 2016, presented by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani. 

Future Gate has been ranked 34th overall SME company in Qatar, and is ranked an impressive 1st in its field.

Congratulations to Anas and his team!