Experience and Expertise
Throughout the years of vast experience, international and local, the firm was able to achieve expertise in the following field of the legal profession, to wit:
- Dispute Resolution
- Banking and Financial services
- Corporate and Commercial Transactions
- Real Estate and Construction
- Labor and Employment
- Debt Collection
As a new tax system emerge in the United Arab Emirates, our tax team takes a practical and most beneficial approach in identifying, analyzing, and implementing the most effective tax strategies available to address all forms of tax issues.
Our team houses the best tax consultants, lawyers, accountants and staffs to provide competent, creative, and business oriented tax support that is an integral part of every commercial transaction.
Thus, we are working closely with our clients to ensure and safeguard that the rights are all being well protected and respected. With the complexity of the multifaceted and interconnected tax issues, we are offering the best and practicable tax services in the country.
With our vast experience in handling Dispute Resolution cases, our firm was able to create a distinguished litigation practice with an excellent success rate in dispute resolution practice. The Firm provides strategic and practical solutions that achieve clients’ business objectives. Our lawyers have triumph of substantive and procedural laws and rules perfected and improved through extensive years of actual disputes and trial practice.
Thus, we believe in exploring and exhausting cost –effective approach and avenue to settle disputes in order to avoid costly litigation. In this regard, we ensure that our client will be receiving the most efficient and effective strategies capitalizing on alternative methods of dispute resolution, including negotiation, conciliation, mediation and arbitration in achieving the result.
Banking and Financial Services
Our Banking and Financial Team are composed of well and highly experienced advisors in the field of Banking and Finance. With their vast experience in handle financial transaction within and outside the United Arab Emirates, the Firm is confident that each client will be well safeguarded in their finances.
The Firm advises clients on the legal and regulatory aspects of all types of banking transactions. The group’s services include:
- Advising on the legal and regulatory aspects of all types of banking transactions;
- Advising on the regulatory framework applicable to, documenting and negotiating all aspects of bank/corporate loan transactions, guarantees and other banking security arrangements;
- Advising on the legal aspects of various financial products, including derivatives transactions
- Advising on and assisting in the establishment of all types of domestic banks; advising on the legal and regulatory aspects of operations of foreign banks, including the foreign currency deposit system and offshore banking units; and
- Advising on the application of regulations and circulars issued by the Central Bank, and liaising with the relevant government department.
Corporate and Commercial Transactions
We are one of the leading firms in the country with respect to the area of corporate and commercial practice. Our total-solutions approach in this field creates value for both our long-term clients that put an exceptional nature and character to their business.
Our team is composed of experts in foreign investments laws, doing business issues, establishing all form of business presence, corporate governance and regulatory compliance, structuring investments to comply with ownership and regulatory restrictions and address tax issues, special registrations, formation of joint ventures, including the preparation and negotiation of joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements, management and technical consultancy and other agreements.
Real Estate and Construction
Nation building through infrastructure development has been one of the key factor why the United Arab Emirates has been considered one of the best place to start Real Estate and Construction business in the world. The firm ensures that our client will be well protected in all aspect of the infrastructure project- either as developer, seller or buyer.
Through our experience in handling real estate and construction cases, we are pleased to impart to our clients the expertise and knowledge that our team of lawyers have gained through the years of practice. From contract drafting, negotiation and finalization of any construction contract our team can handle it.
Labor and Employment
Our team has extensive experience in the field of Employment and Labor Law. We assist both employers and employees in labor and employment disputes. Much of the work in this practice area revolves around breaches in contracts of employment, failure to provide minimum terms and conditions of employment provided under the Labor Code, claims for backwages, overtime pay, retirement and other benefits, illegal dismissal and discrimination claims.
Aside from handling labor cases, our firm is providing legal advice concerning employment policies, review of employment contracts and retirement programs, cases involving employee discipline, matters affecting labor standards in cases of change of ownership or structure of the corporate employer, pre-termination and termination disputes.
Our firm has a particular and designated team who specifically handles and specializes in debt collection, management, recovery services through dispute resolution and litigation. The Firm tailors our services to ensure that the client needs will be met, and give the latter the most cost effective approach and resolution to the issue.
Over the years of practice, our Litigation Group has gained considerable experience in representing clients in disputes in the fields of contract law, torts and damages, criminal law, real property law, commercial law, intellectual property law, civil law, administrative law and family law. The Firm has likewise been acted for clients in matters submitted for alternative dispute resolution. The Litigation Group also has a diverse appellate practice involving complex questions of law before the appellate courts, including the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.
Some members of the Group are likewise trained arbitrators in the Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC) and Sharjah Arbitration Center for the purpose of promoting and encouraging the use of arbitration as an alternative mode of settling commercial transaction disputes and providing dispute resolution services to the business community.