AREAS OF PRACTICES
Emirates Advocates has a notable track record of advising clients in leading corporate transactions in the region. Our Commercial practice encompasses commercial contracts, compliance with business laws, joint ventures, commercial agencies, franchises, distribution agreements, sports law, corporate, commercial and retail sectors including contracting, corporate finance, technology, intellectual property, employment, financial services, consumer protection regulations, litigation and dispute resolution. We have practiced in the region for more than 35 years and we fully understand the nature and extent of business and legal risks in the Middle East. We pride ourselves on our innovation and ability to bring business reasonings combined with sound legal advice to a broad variety of matters in respect of our client’s activities. What makes us one of the most respected international practices is our client base, our legal precedence and expertise as well as our reputation for creating value for clients and maintaining their long term relationships.
If you have the desire to establish a Company in the UAE, and reap the benefits of investing in the world’s most rapidly growing economic market; then call us and we will help you to set-up and register your company. We’ll help you decide on an LLC or a Free Zone company by catering to your business requirements. Our law firm and diverse team of expert lawyers will speak your language, they will help you to navigate the legal procedures of a company business formation and provide you with turnkey solutions for your business needs, starting from the initial documentation to the final handover of your Trade License.
Our Corporate practice covers formation, setups and registration of the following:
• Free Zone Companies
• LLC Companies
• Sole Proprietorships
• Offshore Companies
• Branch Offices
• Representative Offices
• Private and Public Shareholding Companies
• Civil Companies
Due to our unparalleled history in customer satisfaction, we excel in our delivery of advice across the UAE supported by our network expanding the Middle East and GCC region. Our strengths lay in our conviction, knowledge and understanding of the Middle Eastern legal and regulatory environment, assuring our clients of constant and effective results.
Our Litigation Dept. is considered to be one of the most comprehensive departments in our Firm. Our team of highly qualified and experienced attorneys bring a depth of legal expertise, exclusive in the area.
We represent our clients in all fields: Commercial, Real Estate, Construction, Labor, Banking, Insurance, Construction, IP, Civil and Criminal.
Throughout our international network, our specialists represent global businesses in arbitration and mediation matters. We provide a full service and deal with various perplexities.
We have a team of licensed Arbitrators, who have a unique understanding of arbitration proceedings.
Our specialized knowledge of the sector and its issues enables our lawyers to provide result-driven commercial advice to banks on some of the most complex transactions, assisting them in addressing challenging issues. We advise on project finance transactions, structured finance, capital markets, investment products, acquisition finance, Islamic financing, asset finance and structuring, trade and consumer products.
We are trusted advisors to leading insurers and reinsurers in the UAE, consulting on complex transactions, disputes, financing, regulatory and commercial matters, in addition to brokers, third party administrators and reinsurers.
Our Real Estate team’s in-depth understanding of the legal and business environments in the UAE and the region, combined with its strong relationships with government authorities, enables it to provide sound and trusted advice.
Our lawyers recognize objectives that require to be considered in the drafting of contracts as well as advice and assistance provided. Clients benefit from our expertise and receive practical and cost-effective strategies and legal solutions.
Our approach is based on genuine partner accessibility and responsiveness, clear and prompt communication without the element of surprise. Our advice is tailored to meet our client’s commercial needs, which remains our priority.
If a medical specialist has in any way harmed your health, abused or impaired you while under their medical treatment, as a result of possible negligence; then you may be entitled to claim compensation for the harm suffered, which could include: lost earnings, emotional distress, physical impairment and other damages. Emirates Advocates has decades of experience representing injury and medical malpractice in the UAE. We possess the know-how, tools, and resources to effectively handle all claims.
Our in-house Legal Translation Dept. ensures that our attorneys and consultants are equipped and ready to respond to all Memorandums and legal documents. We ensure that every word is as accurate and legally binding in its translated language as it is in the original, to provide the best possible defense.
Our Debt Recovery Dept. is composed of highly qualified lawyers, collectors and agents who handle negotiations to best serve our Client’s interests and claims. Our dedicated service is our guarantee that our client’s rights are handled to the best of our ability. Even though our preference is to always look for an amicable settlement to recover our clients dues, yet we are always ready to seek justice in the UEA courts.
With the introduction of VAT (Value Added Tax) to the UAE in 2018, we have successfully provided consultation and advice on its implementation, and advised multinational organizations, banks, financial institutions, private equity groups, investment agencies, real estate and construction companies.
VAT Registration in UAE Process
VAT Consultants in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah UAE can assist you to go through a simple process to start with VAT registration in UAE.
• Provision of relevant documents for VAT registration
• Receive your trade license, proof of business setup, banking details & signatory papers
• Prepare documents to apply for business authorization like POA, MOA, etc.
• Relevant description of Business activities in the form of declaration
• File your income from the previous 12 months and provide an expected figure or number
• Financial experts will calculate the value of imports and exports
• Manage your planning in order to deal with GCC officials & customers
With over 35 free zones in the UAE, and our vast experience in offshore company set-up and registration, we have succeeded in becoming leaders in this field.
Emirates Advocates are licensed Registered Agents in the Jebel Ali Free Zone area in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) in Abu Dhabi. Throughout this field, we assisted numerous corporations in registering their businesses securely, safely and efficiently, while providing them with the legal advice on the demands and requirements of their chosen activities, and enabling them to register their companies with the quality and speed which our Firm notably guarantees.
We provide reliable solutions to all our clients, and on their behalf, we deal with the government authorities to ensure the legalities of their company registration.
Technology today is universal, and partners with every aspect of business, whether domestic or international. At Emirates Advocates we recognize that rapid advances in technology and cyber security significantly impact growth strategies of business everywhere.
We discuss the opportunities, and advise on the risks which may arise. Our team effectively delivers strategies, and continuously provides a rich source of information and updates in the world of technology.
Private and public sectors across the UAE seek to enhance and modernize their way of conducting business, by seeking to adopt state-of-the-art solutions.
With offices throughout the UAE, and associate offices in the Middle East and Europe, our Firm serves Clients on an international, regional and local level. Our Corporate and Commercial Dept. has positioned its lawyers to advice, consult and assist in matters related to Labor, Employment, Finance and Construction contracts, to name a few. We maximize our Client’s resources while minimizing their exposure to liability.
Emirates Advocates are a leading Intellectual Propoety (IP) practice that consists of experienced attorneys and professionals with a specialty on trademark, copyright, patent and design. Our team routinely handles many of the most significant IP matters across the Middle East, representing major global and regional brands.
The practice covers the following:
• Trademark Registration
• Enforcement & Litigation
• Patents & Designs (R&D and Innovations)
• IP Audit and IP Transactions
• Domain Names
• Consumer Protection
Aviation sector of UAE is contributing sizeable growth to the economy and it has become the hub of re-export for the various countries through the air freight operations.
United Arab Emirates Civil Aviation Law applies to all aircraft registered in the UAE. The UAE airports have become a regional hub linking the various parts of the world and Dubai Airport is among one of the world’s busiest Airports.
The aviation contracts (investment) and related services require proper legal guidelines and documentation to protect rights of the concerned person. Hence, it is essential to seek legal advice from experts and professionals; The Legal Experts of Aviation sector at Emirates Advocates & Legal Consultants can perform all legal assistance including (But not limited to):
• Regulation and registration of aircraft ownership contracts.
• Charters, mortgage and insurance agreements.
• Air transport agreements.
• Legal proceedings.
• Legal consultancy.