Industries

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International Arbitration

We have 17 plus years of experience in representing clients in complex international arbitration in many different jurisdictions, including proceedings that involved an ICC jurisdiction precedent concerning the question of the applicable law on the capacity of an agreement signatory under article 6 of the ICC Rules, 2010 and a USD 250 Million dispute concerning a cement production plant which resulted in an award in favor of our clients. We represent and provide expert legal opinions to our clients in arbitrations under the UNCITRAL rules, ad-hoc arbitrations and arbitrations administered by regional and international arbitration centers including:

  • New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC)

  • International Center for Dispute Resolution, American Arbitration Association (ICDR-AAA)

  • International Court of Commercial Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

  • Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC)

  • Sharjah International Commercial Arbitration Center (TAHKEEM) 

  • Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC)

  • JAMS

  • Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR)

  • Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA)

  • London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

  • China International Economic and Trade Commission (CIETAC)

 

Mediation

We have a track records of clients’ representations in negotiations, mediations and amicable and out of court settlement of complex disputes. We Succeeded in reaching fair and amicable out-of-court settlements of insurance and aircraft ownership and possession disputes that involved amounts ranging from six-digit to seven-digit sums in US dollars. We offer our clients our aggressive negotiation skills, our personalized attention to details and our understanding of when and how to make a lenient approach to get their disputes resolved the shortest and the cheapest way.

 

Litigation

Our 18 plus years of experience with the courts of the United Arab Emirates that reflects a significant and notable success ratio combined with our international network of highly reputed lawyers and law firms that gives our clients the access to most of the world's major jurisdictions is what we believe achieves the best and most favorable results for our clients. Our representation of our clients in courts disputes includes, disputes arising from commercial contracts and agreement, debt recovery and professional liability; however, our litigation practice has a special focus on enforcement of foreign arbitral awards.

 

 

International Commercial Contract and Agreements

We distinguish ourselves with an accumulated experience of almost two decades of advising and representing government agencies, companies and high net worth family businesses and individuals in negotiating and drafting international contracts and agreements for the supply of goods and services, franchise agreements, license agreements and agency agreements.

 

 

Venture Capital Investments

Our VC practice covers advising on all legal aspects of investments in funds, venture capital and private equity. We represented investment companies and individuals in a significant number of their investments in digital solutions and artificial intelligence companies ranging from some of the large well-known venture capital to much smaller ones in several industries; such as MedTech, healthcare and cloud storage.

 

Joint Ventures

Joint venture is a business arrangement in which two or more parties agree to pool their resources for the purpose of accomplishing a specific task. We are highly equipped with the legal knowledge and negotiations skills required to craft successful joint venture agreements with a structure appropriate for the project at hand. We have a profound experience in analyzing and structuring joint ventures and we understand and give a special attention to matters that matter the most and are of essence to our clients with regard to management, revenue sharing, control, intellectual property ownership, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deadlock and break up and exit.

 

 

Business set up and registration

We advise our client in setting up their business in the United Arab Emirates, a jurisdiction that is considered a gate to the Middle East, Europe and the far east markets as well advising on setting up in all jurisdictions where our Country Partners exist. We are specialized and have a special focus on helping our clients navigate and choose the right type of company that best fits their business from a variety of options that the United Arab Emirates offers, from onshore to offshore and free zone tax exempted companies and ensure that the setup is done right.

 

Corporate Structuring and Corporate Governance

We advise we our clients on governance matters ranging from board and management governance policies to supervisory committees to succession .