We believe that people and their families are at the heart of all legal matters. Our multi-lingual, multi-cultural staff are committed to always ensuring your needs and objectives are front and centre of any legal issue we advise you on.
Our lawyers are registered with the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Dubai Legal Affairs Department and are members of Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the worldwide professional association for practitioners dealing with family inheritance and succession planning. We have over ten years’ experience in providing legal advice and representation to UAE and international expatriates.
We are a modern, dynamic law firm. We invest heavily in technology so we can provide a range of legal services to our clients in a manner that suits them. As a law firm, we also devote enormous energy to recruiting the most compassionate, knowledgeable, and tenacious lawyers in the region.
Below are the areas of law we specialise in when helping individuals.
Wills, Estates and Trusts
Wills, estate planning, and administration of estates is our flagship service. We have vast knowledge and experience in this area of law. We prepare bespoke Wills for individuals, families, and business owners with local and international assets both in Dubai/Abu Dhabi/UAE and the UK. Both Muslim and non-Muslim expatriates seek our advice on the laws that apply in the UAE and how a person’s family and assets can be protected through the DIFC or Dubai /Abu Dhabi Courts and/or offshore structures. Our team also have the intelligence, skills, and experience to manage the administration of a deceased’s estate in the UAE, gifting of property, setting up family trusts,DIFC foundations and advising and representing clients in contentious Wills and estate matters
Family Law and Divorce
We are one of the foremost family law specialists in the region. Our team are highly experienced in private family law matters including divorce, custody and access, guardianship of children, and financial settlements. We are experts in both UAE/Sharia and UK family law and can advise you on which jurisdiction would be best for you to divorce in. Our divorce lawyers, who are members of Resolution, will help you achieve a fair financial settlement and arrangements for your children in a non-confrontational manner where possible. However, if court action proves inevitable, we will tenaciously represent your interests to secure the settlement you need to move towards a positive future.
Real Estate and Conveyancing
We advise and draft residential property sale and purchase agreements for local, overseas, and expatriate clients. We can guide you through buying off-plan or a resale purchase transaction. Also, we advise and represent individual and business clients in property-related disputes, either through Alternative Dispute Resolution methods, the RDSC or formal litigation.
Citizenship by Investment
Our immigration lawyers can assist you with obtaining Citizenship by Investment in the following countries:
- St. Kitts and Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Commonwealth of Dominica
We will take care of the entire application process for you and, where possible, make introductions to banks, estate agents, and wealth managers in your chosen country.
Residency by Investment
Our immigration lawyers can assist you with obtaining Residency by Investment in the following countries:
- United Kingdom Tier 1 Investor Visa
- UAE Property Visa
Our multi-lingual team will assist you with every aspect of the application, ensuring the process runs smoothly.
We regularly advise individual expatriates and business owners on employment contracts, settlement agreements, dismissals, and redundancy. We understand that for many expatriates, work is significant to them and the main reason they are in the region. You can be confident that we will be on your side and protecting your interests if you are subject to an employment dispute.
Certification / Witnessing of Documents
We offer full certification services. This involves reviewing an original document and certifying a copy of that document to be a true and accurate copy of the original.
Get in touch today to book your complimentary Wills consultation by clicking here with one of our Wills & Estate Inheritance Lawyers. We are happy to help you.