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Baker Botts LLP

Corporate/Commercial & Commercial Contracts

1 ranked lawyersBand 2United Arab EmiratesGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

The Dubai office of Baker Botts is home to a highly experienced corporate and commercial practice which typically represents major international clients in high-value joint ventures and significant commercial agreements such as distribution contracts. The firm often advises high-profile global entities on regulatory matters across the region. It is known for representing international investors alongside its strong reputation with domestic and family-owned businesses. The team is also widely recognised for its specific capabilities in the defence and oil and gas sectors and has further expertise in telecoms and cybersecurity.

Strengths

A client stated: "They have a very strong UAE office. I think they are very comprehensive in their advice and their approach. They look at matters from various angles to come up with the best solution."

Another client found the firm's level of service to be "very high, we're very satisfied. They're also very responsive."

Work highlights

A Baker Botts team co-led by Dubai-based Mark Bisch and Houston partner Ted Paris advised McDermott International on a number of corporate structuring, governance and contractual matters in the Middle East relating to the company's emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Notable practitioners

Mark Bisch is a distinguished Dubai-based lawyer who has expertise in a range of matters, including joint ventures, commercial agreements and corporate governance. He is accomplished in acting for multinationals as well as leading domestic and regional companies, with an especially strong client following in the defence sector.
"Mark is extremely responsive and detail-oriented. He is a careful draftsman, knowledgeable about local laws and customs, and is at all times a pleasure to work with."

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Corporate/Commercial & Commercial Contracts

Baker Botts LLP

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Location

Emaar Square - Building No. 6, 7th Floor

PO Box 23425

Dubai

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates

Corporate/Commercial & Commercial Contracts


Mark E Bisch
Band 1