Regulatory United Arab Emirates


Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP is an affiliated business of Bird & Bird LLP. Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP is a limited liability partnership, registered in England and Wales with registered number OC353760. Its registered office and principal place of business in the United Kingdom is at 12 New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1JP 1JP with branch offices: (i) in Dubai registered with the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority as a Recognised Limited Liability Partnership under commercial licence no CL2137, registered with the Dubai Financial Services Authority and further regulated by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department; and (ii) in Abu Dhabi registered in Abu Dhabi Global Market under registration no. 000000550 and with the Department of Economic Development under licence no CN-1197339. Bird & Bird is an international legal practice comprising Bird & Bird LLP and its affiliated and associated businesses in the locations listed, and includes Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP and its branch offices.

The word "partner" is used to refer to a member of Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP or an employee or consultant, or to a partner, member, director, employee or consultant in any of its affiliated or associated businesses, with equivalent standing and qualifications.  A list of members of Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP, and of any non-members who are designated as partners, and of their respective professional qualifications, is open to inspection with the above registered address.


Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP operates (a) in Abu Dhabi under licence and as a member of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and (b) in Dubai under licence and as a member of the Dubai Legal Affairs Department.

Professional titles

All the members of Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP are solicitors in England and Wales regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales (see United Kingdom).

Regulatory authority

Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP is regulated in England and Wales by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) with SRA ID 539888. Employees of Bird & Bird (MEA) LLP may be authorised to practice in one of several jurisdictions and may be subject to regulation accordingly.

Professional regulations

The SRA’s applicable professional  rules and code of conduct may be found at in the English language.