Global United Arab Emirates Corporate Investigations
- Mark Beswetherick Clyde & Co LLP
- Ramsey Jurdi DLA Piper Middle East LLP
- Rebecca Copley Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP - Dubai
- Payam BeheshtiSimmons & Simmons
- Stuart J H PatersonHerbert Smith Freehills
Associates to watch
- Zara Merali Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
- Katy FisherSquire Patton Boggs
1DLA Piper Middle East LLPCorporate Investigations2023 | Band 1 |DLA Piper is well known for its market-leading investigations team in the Middle East, which offers a high level of cross-border expertise and is especially noted for its know-how in sanctions work. The firm assists clients active across a wide range of industries, with several recent major instructions from big names in the pharmaceutical, banking and energy sectors. The team is praised by clients for its deep bench of lawyers, who have experience across the full gamut of internal investigations and often work in close collaboration with the firm's Dubai-based employment team on sensitive and sophisticated compliance matters. 1Norton Rose FulbrightCorporate Investigations2023 | Band 1 |Norton Rose is applauded for its strong specialism in US-related cross-border investigations, including in regard to sanctions compliance matters and allegations of corruption. The team maintains considerable expertise in anti-bribery and white-collar fraud cases, including whistle-blower complaints. The firm also advises on a range of employment-related internal investigations concerning issues such as sexual harassment. The group is notably active on behalf of clients in the healthcare and pharma sectors, providing regulatory compliance advice as well as advising on supply chain risk.
2AkinCorporate Investigations2023 | Band 2 |Akin Gump maintains a strong reputation in the corporate investigations field within the UAE. The team is especially highlighted for its extensive experience assisting clients with the full gamut of export control and cross-border sanctions-related issues. The team is equally capable of advising on anti-money laundering investigations as well as proceedings stemming from instances of alleged fraud. Its client list features companies active in sectors as diverse as logistics and professional services. 2Clyde & Co LLPCorporate Investigations2023 | Band 2 |Clyde & Co maintains a strong corporate investigations team which is especially noted for its expertise in financial services regulatory matters. The team typically assists banks and accountancy firms, as well as construction and insurance companies, with internal investigations concerning issues of staff misconduct, including in regard to unauthorised trading activities. The firm also regularly advises on investigations conducted by the UAE's regulatory bodies, including the Dubai Financial Services Authority, and offers complementary strengths in regard to the regulatory aspects of cybercrime investigations. 2Freshfields Bruckhaus DeringerCorporate Investigations2023 | Band 2 |Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer maintains a prominent corporate investigations team within its Dubai office. This group is noted for its ability to handle a wide range of work within the field, advising on issues arising from alleged white-collar fraud and anti-bribery investigations as well as asset-tracing proceedings. The team also has in-depth experience advising on cross-border matters.
- Al Tamimi & Company FZ-LLCCorporate Investigations2023 | Band 2