BANKING & FINANCE
We have an in-depth knowledge of banking and finance in the UAE having practiced in this field for a significant number of years. Our practice includes acting for major clearing banks and financial institutions both local and international.
The firm has a significant and wide ranging corporate practice in the UAE and Middle East region. Our practice covers mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, joint ventures, corporate structuring and regulatory advice.
The firm has an expansive commercial advisory practice. Our offering includes a wide range commercial advice and agreements, joint ventures, franchising, commercial agencies service or consulting agreements.
We have a highly qualified, experienced and specialized team of lawyers with expertise in all of the UAE Courts. The firm has extensive civil, criminal and commercial litigation experience in the UAE as well as private dispute resolution forums in the UAE and elsewhere.
Our employment law practice provides current, practical and well-structured advice in relation to all employment related matters. Our clients include a large number of multinationals, listed and government owned entities as well as local companies.
We provide a range of innovative business and legal services continuity products including consultancy and advocacy products through our unique tailored approach. Simply put, we ensure business and legal services continuity protection for you.
SHIPPING & MARITIME
Our team provides specialist advice on all types of shipping matters including wet and dry cargo whether the same is under English or UAE Law with proceedings brought before the UAE courts or under arbitration rules of ICC, LMAA, DIAC or EMAC.
Our expertise in real estate law includes a vast array of specialized areas including real estate litigation and disputes, landlord and tenant, due diligence on acquisitions, real estate project ongoing and closeout issues, real estate funds and REITS.
We are experienced in meeting the needs of both local and international private clients. We provide creative solutions for individuals and familIes covering wills and estate planning, family office matters and matrimonial issues.
We have significant experience in providing a variety of immigration services including legal advice and assistance relating to Citizenship by Investment, Residency by Investment or Immigration by Investment.
Abdo Rafiq & Partners is a leading UAE law firm, providing legal services throughout the UAE and the wider Middle East region.
We provide local and international clients with cost effective and efficient legal advice and representation across a range of practice areas and industry sectors.
Our clients range from major clearing banks and major corporates to SME businesses operating locally and internationally for whom we regularly provide innovative banking, corporate/commercial and litigation solutions. We also have expertise in prominent industry leading practice areas in which we operate and these include business continuity, shipping, real estate and private client services.
We are extremely proud of our reputation for providing clients with what they value: exceptional legal skills, responsiveness and practical solutions delivered with the highest level of professional integrity.
Our team consists of high-calibre and dynamic lawyers, from local and international backgrounds, to deliver expert advice and comprehensive legal and professional services.
We provide local and international legal services through separate and distinct legal entities in the form of associations and local partnerships. Through these associations and partnerships we are able to provide seamless legal and other client services in accordance with the relevant laws of the jurisdictions in which they respectively operate.