Since opening in 2011, we have built a specialised presence in the Middle East, with a clear sector focused strategy and a team of industry experts.
Our team has an in-depth understanding of the laws, business practices and customs of the region, and its core industries. Through our offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, our UAE practice provides innovative corporate and commercial advice to local, regional and international clients in all areas of business law, with a focus on sectors and industries that are important to the development of the region.
Cutting edge legal advice within a global context
We are an international law firm that provides a unique service to its clients in the Middle East in industries where intellectual property, technology and regulation are driving change. Seizing opportunities to use technology and innovation that drives positive economic and social transformation is, at the very core of what we do.
Our key practice areas in the UAE are Banking & Finance, Corporate, Commercial, Franchising, Intellectual Property, Privacy & Data Protection, and Real Estate, and we offer extensive business advice in the following sectors: Aerospace, Defence & Security; Aviation; Energy & Utilities; Life Sciences & Healthcare; Media, Entertainment & Sport; Retail & Consumer; Technology & Communications.
We also closely work in other key industries in the region, such as Education; Food & Beverage; Hospitality & Tourism; Infrastructure; Trade Marks and Luxury, Fashion & Retail.
We’re business thinkers
We understand the wider strategic picture, and how legal issues tie into every area of your business. That understanding, combined with a fresh, creative way of thinking, and deep sector specialisation, allows us to spot opportunities that could transform the performance of your business.
We are well placed to offer our clients local expertise within a global context. Our considerable international reach enables us to deal with multinational projects and issues, as well as to provide advice which allows for local and international laws, policies and business practices. We also work with reputable local companies in the region to complement our services.