We advise regulators, the regulated, investors and other industry participants vis-à-vis the implications of the regulatory framework during the planning, development and operational stages of energy projects and activities.
Our energy clients receive coordinated, across-the-board coverage for their needs, including construction and projects, corporate, competition, regulatory, contractual, trading, litigation/arbitration and dispute resolution.
We provide assistance to various trading clients operating in the energy, “agro”, transport and infrastructural sectors around the world. We also represent project investors, banks specializing in trade finance for commodities venture as well as advising trade commodities authorities and exchanges on a global scale.
Our legal support to the industry encompasses a vast array of legal support activities covering from day-to-day operational matters to large scale international transactions and arbitrations.
The healthcare industry is one of the highly regulated industries regionally and globally, clients active in this domain should comply with the medical privacy protections and healthcare benefits. Healthcare industries are subject to the licensing and oversight rules of every jurisdiction in which they do business.
We advise regulators, multi-national establishments & third parties wishing to enter the market. The Firm offers litigation support in medical malpractice cases as well as corporate support in day-to-day operations; from drafting licensing agreements to obtaining certifications from Ministries.
Our Firm advises the healthcare industry in the following areas: project finance, healthcare transactional (funding), healthcare fraud and compliance, health insurance and managed care, healthcare regulatory, healthcare technology, employment, personal injury and product liability litigation, professional liability and litigation as well a restructuring
We understand the legal issues pertaining to hospitality and the legal complexities arising from the leisure industry.
The Firm advises its clients on:
Our clients include owners, managers, franchisors, developers and lenders; regional and national hotels; serviced apartments; and leisure and sports operators.
We advise on all aspects of the sector, including regulations, M&A, financing, projects, intellectual property, commercial agreements, political environment, construction, disputes, restructurings, and investigations.
We offer a full range of insurance and re-insurance legal support services including transactional, regulatory, commercial dispute resolution, claims, competition, restructuring and emergency response.
We represent both start-ups and established multinational life and non-life (re)insurers, Lloyd’s entities, intermediaries, banks, capital providers (including hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds), regulators and other insurance industry participants.
Our team has advised a range of regional and international clients, including P&I Clubs, underwriters, vessel and airline owners, transportation operators, charterers, commodity traders, ship repair yards, financial institutions, governmental authorities, port operators and regulators.
We handle contract negotiations and transactions, and to the extent disputes arise, act in arbitrations and engage our advocates, who are qualified to appear before all courts and tribunals of the UAE.
Furthermore, our team advises on all aspects of maritime, trade and transport law, such as charter parties, bills of lading, international sale and commodity contracts, trade finance and documentary credits, marine insurance and collisions, admiralty and cargo claims.
Consumer Goods and the Retail Sector team is recognized for advising many of the leading organizations in the consumer goods, food and beverage and retail sectors, with a special focus and attention to Fashion, Luxury and Automotive. We ensure that the products are protected through appropriate intellectual property registration and strategic licensing enhancement such as: Trademark, Copyright, Design and Patent and that commercial agreements (manufacturing, import/export, distribution and licensing) are structured and enforced appropriately to safeguard businesses.
We provide assistance for businesses looking to expand into new product lines or territories, protect their brand and IP, understand the consequences of changing consumer spending habits, or comply with the regulatory regimes in the Region.
We advise companies operating in the F&B sector on industrial, commercial, retail, regulatory and administrative legal aspects of the industry, including: labelling, halal certifications, food packaging, supply chain, logistic strategic assessments and auditing support, health, nutritional and bio-life protocol compliance.
The Region primarily means the GCC countries and it also includes the countries that are part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA ) region, which includes the following countries and areas: Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen.
The Firm is also actively involved in supporting its clients with reference to important issues affecting the industry, such as risk management in globalized supply chains, environmental impact, waste management and recycling, global legislative and regulatory trends, for instance testing, international trade and antitrust and competition developments (including pricing and merchandising).
Our clients include education companies, academic institutions, investors and technology and other service providers. They benefit from seamless, Firmwide access to skilled lawyers across disciplines and regions. In this way, we deliver timely, cost-effective sector knowledge and insight along with a full range of commercial legal services, many of which are critical to the success of institutions and companies in the education sector.