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The Governments of the region have recognised the importance of developing human capital and therefore the need to concentrate on educating the population. As a consequence, notwithstanding the general economic slowdown, moneys are still being spent for this purpose.

Key Contacts

  • Stephen Forster, Partner, Head of Abu Dhabi Office view profile

Elite foreign universities are being encouraged to establish companies and set up establishments in the region and many schools with names well known in the West are setting up.  Abu Dhabi is in the process of inviting a fourteenth world renowned college to set up a campus in the Emirate.

As a full service law firm, we are ideally positioned to help both new entities to the market and established players.  We can assist with the initial set up, structuring and licensing and the acquisition of premises as well as ongoing issues with employees, commercial arrangements and any disputes.