Understanding our clients
and their sectors


Our team has extensive cross-practice experience servicing and working in the education sector, including several personnel who have acted as General Counsel and in-house counsel for UAE based global education operators.

We have advised private schools and institutions, standards awarding bodies, training providers, education consultancies and contractors servicing the education sector, in a wide range of areas including:


  • Investment structures
  • Sale and purchase of education assets
  • Business licensing and corporate structuring
  • Employment law compliance and contractual arrangements
  • PPP contracts with local and federal government
  • Protecting intellectual property
  • Leasing and contracting arrangements


We have substantial experience in acting for clients in the healthcare sector. We have experience advising medical clinics, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and healthcare investment companies across a broad range of practice areas, including:

  • Investment structures
  • Sale and purchase of healthcare assets
  • Business licensing and corporate structuring
  • Employment law compliance and contractual arrangements
  • Protecting intellectual property
  • Leasing and contracting arrangements
  • Medical liability matters
  • Product registration

Energy and Resources

We have considerable experience across the energy and resources sector and have acted for clients operating in the oil & gas, power and mining sectors. Our services include:

  • Acquisition and disposition of energy and resources assets
  • Day-to-day operation agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Marketing and sales agreements for fossil fuels and minerals
  • Gas supply, procurement, processing, drilling consent
  • Sub-sea inspection services agreements
  • Energy and resources concession agreements


We advise a number of clients in the construction sector across a range of both commercial and contentious matters. We act for both developers and contractors, plus other suppliers to the construction industry. We can assist with the following:

  • Construction contract drafting, negotiation and advice
  • Contract delivery advice
  • Dispute resolution
  • Project procurement
  • Security of payment remedies and debt recovery
  • Contract risk assessment
  • Delay claims
  • Litigation and arbitration of disputes


We have a wealth of experience within the hospitality and leisure industry in the UAE and offshore. We have acted for hotel owners and operators, and owners and operators of leisure assets across the following areas:

  • Hotel development and management agreements
  • Acquisition and disposition of hospitality businesses and assets
  • Leasing arrangements
  • Licensing arrangements
  • Mixed-use scheme developments
  • Litigation and arbitration of disputes

Real Estate

Our team can assist you manage Real Estate transactions end-to-end, everything from residential services right through to structuring SPV transactions, to ensure a smooth process to completion, with minimal effort required by you.

Our services include:

  • Due diligence and purchasing property consultation.
  • Drafting reviewing property documentation to cover all types of transactions
  • Acting as an escrow agent
  • Representing buyer and seller under Power of Attorney
  • Manage or accompany valuer for property inspection
  • Liaise with financial provider for mortgage settlement
  • Follow up and organize collection for clearance documents (if applicable)
  • Obtain No Objection Certificate (NOC) from developer
  • Preparation of statement for completion
  • Coordination of all relevant parties including purchaser, seller, real estate
  • agents, financial institutions, developer and government authorities
  • Liaise and attend transfer of ownership
  • SPV transactions/ corporate structuring for ownership of real estate

We deliver our services with a focus on quality and achieving impressive results


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