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Our clients range from individual investors, to local, international as well as fortune 500 companies. We never discriminate between our clients . The work is given the attention and dedication required of our lawyers to complete the job.
Al Safar & Partners has built a strong reputation for being an effective law firm. We have professional attorneys in different fields which enable us to offer full legal services for individuals and businesses across diverse fields. Our core values guide our actions which leads to satisfied clients and accomplished attorneys.
Al Safar and Partners advocates and legal consultants completed 39 years among the best of Dubai Lawyers, while entrusted to provide a selection of legal services in Dubai and all other Emirates of the U.A.E. The firm is among the top four UAE law firms, representing some of the highest number of cases and legal matters in the Dubai courts as well as DIAC (Dubai International Arbitration Center)
Al Safar and Partners advocates and legal consultants is also one of the very few ISO 9001:2008 quality management certified law firms in the GCC and middle east, that coupled with the law firm’s deep understanding and local experience of the UAE laws and legal system we provide our international clients excellence of service maintaining a tradition of highest legal and business standards, quality of service and a continued pursuit of justice.
Our legal consultants and lawyers in Dubai come from diverse nationalities with strong international experience of practicing as local Arabic lawyers, British barristers and solicitors, Russian, Iranian, Indian, Pakistani, Spanish, Italian, Swiss, Norwegian, Iraqi, Egyptian, Sudanese, Jordanian, Syrian, African advocates and lawyers to name a few.
Our law firm is diverse and offers a multitude of legal services such as corporate commercial law inclusive of business services such as incorporation, franchising & contracts, real estate and property law including litigation and arbitration, family law including divorce or annulments and wills preparation, immigration law for visas and citizenship, labor law end of service and entitlements pursuit, intellectual property law and anti-counterfeiting and enforcement in the UAE, criminal law for fraud, check cases, and theft, or cases of defamation and online defamation.
Key Contact: Kavitha S. Panicker
Head of Real Estate Disputes
Our services for real estate law matters
• Real estate litigation
• Representation in property sale and purchase services
• Property leasing matters
• Development agreements
• Cases related to joint property ventures
• Litigation, arbitration, mediation or conciliation
• Scrutinizing existing property contracts
• Drafting real estate contracts
Key Contact: Mays Kabbani
Head of Criminal
Our services for Criminal matters:
• Child abuse
• Drugs cases
• Medical negligence
• Juvenile crimes
• Money laundering
• Dishonoured cheques
• Counterfeiting currency
• White collar crimes including financial crimes
Jason H.J. Kim
Partner – Corporate Commercial Department
Our services for Corporate matters:
• Setting up companies and corporate entities in different jurisdictions
• Representation in DIFC courts
• Representation in regional courts
• Legal advice related to corporate compliance
• Shareholdings and distribution
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Modification of company structure
• Local and international business
• Bankruptcy related legal services
Key Contact: Mohd. Ezz Al Arab
Head of Litigation & Execution
Our services for employment-related legal matters:
• Handling breaches of employment contracts
• Dealing with wrongful termination cases
• Cases related to breach of trust and confidentiality matters
• Advising clients about their labour rights
• Clarifying employment contracts
• Explaining and analyzing the Ministry of Labour laws and regulations
Mahdi Al Safar
Key Contact: Kavitha S. Panicker
Our services for litigation:
We work hard for the least expensive and the most effective way to litigate for our clients.
Key Contact: Ghazi Abdalla Bahajaj
Head of Shipping and Maritime
Our services encompass the shipping and maritime industry end-to-end, including:
• Finance & mortgage contracts
• Cargo claims
• Asset leasing
• Collisions and insurance litigation
• Purchase deals
• Disputes and ship arrests
• Policies related to hull and cargo
Key Contact: Eduard Nedelcu
Head of Arbitration
Our arbitration services include:
• Representing our clients in UAE and internationally.
• Hosting ad hoc arbitration
• Handling cases in all jurisdictions, including DIFC-LCIA.
• Professional arbitration advice
• Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards.
Find below a snapshot of our work by industry sectors.
Our team has provided comprehensive legal advice to various clients in this space. We understand the velocity with which the advertising industry operates. We also know the complexities involved in the regulatory frameworks of this space. So, whether it’s the initial contractual requirements of a campaign, drafting agreements, or creating talent contracts, we will guide you at every stage of the process and ensure all your campaign initiatives get their well-deserved success.
Our lawyers in Abu Dhabi and Dubai understand that a one-size-fits-all approach will not work when it comes to the construction industry. Every country is unique when it comes to legal matters and governing law and regulations in this industry. Our legal consultants are well-versed with the local laws in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and will be able to expertly guide you.
Our lawyers are efficient with the procedures for registering of trademarks with the relevant authorities within the United Arab Emirates and enforcement of one’s trademark in the court of law. We also provide professional services to individual and corporate bodies in identifying counterfeit products, amicable dispute resolution, enforcement of rights, resolving electronic trade mark matters, arranging franchise, investigation to uncover unlawful practices e.g. unfair competition, breach etc.
With several decades of healthcare sector experience, our legal consultants have helped several healthcare practitioners and organizations with their expert advice. We have a dedicated legal team that combines global experience with local knowledge to bring you expert legal counselling.
We advise & represent a wide range of educational institutions
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DUBAI — Global Law Experts, an international recommendation service for leading law firms in the legal community, has awarded Al Safar and Partners two distinguished
DUBAI — Al Safar and Partners has been awarded the title of 2015 Full Service Law Firm of the Year by ACQ, an Acquisition Finance
© Al Safar & Partners Advocates and Legal Consultants, registered number 103046.The term Partner means a member of Al Safar & Partners Advocates and Legal Consultants or a senior employee of equivalent standing. Al Safar & Partners Advocates and Legal Consultants is authorised and regulated by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department and the Ministry of Justice to provide legal services in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras El Khayma, Ajman, Al Ain3, and Umm El Quien