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Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 5United Arab EmiratesGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Growing commercial contracts practice with expertise in FDI, corporate governance, joint ventures and restructurings. Also widely recognised for its experience in providing regulatory advice to clients who operate regionally. Sectors of expertise include defence, real estate, healthcare and technology.

Strengths

Clients note that the firm has seen "impressive recent growth" and its team now possesses "real strength and depth in this area."

Work highlights

Advised Force 10 Limited on the negotiation of a joint venture with the Edge Group for development of a factory in Abu Dhabi's Tawazun Industrial Park.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Reid is well versed in the drafting and termination of cross-border agreements, as well as advising on joint ventures. He frequently represents clients in the aviation and maritime sectors, and sources portray him as "highly impressive. He's driven and focused but also a pleasure to deal with."

Tania De Swart has developed an increasingly significant reputation for her skills in commercial contracts. She regularly acts for major clients in the defence, healthcare and hospitality sectors on a variety of matters ranging from joint ventures to corporate governance.

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United Arab Emirates

Corporate/Commercial & Commercial Contracts


Alexander Reid
Up and Coming
Tania De Swart
Band 3