Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre
Gate Village 10 Level 3 Unit 12
P.O. Box 506912, Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Dubai

Opened in 2009, our office is located in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and serves our clients across the Middle East North Africa region (MENA).

We provide Dutch law advice across a broad spectrum of legal issues. This includes a special focus on holding and investment structures, merger and acquisitions, structuring investment funds and corporate (Islamic) finance.

Our legal expertise not only serves clients based in the region, but also those who are looking to do business there. As such our clients include sovereign wealth funds, private equity funds, financial institutions and private businesses from right across the MENA region, as well as the rest of the world.


Market recognition

Well-rounded and highly motivated team that is able to deliver high-quality output under very tight deadlines and independently handle all aspects of the transaction from start to finish.

Chambers Europe 2018, Capital Markets chapter

The group stands out for its quality in handling competition law cases. It has highly dedicated lawyers with in-depth knowledge of the required topics

Chambers Europe 2016, Competion and European Law Chapter

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