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Our Accolades

  • 2016

    • The Oath Middle East Awards 2016:

      • Multiple awards

      o    Regional Law Firm of the Year

      o    Employment Team of the Year

      o    Intellectual Property Team of the Year
       

    • IFLR Middle East Awards 2016

      • Multiple awards

      o    UAE Firm of the Year - National Winner

      o    Debt and Equity Linked Deal of the Year for Boubyan Bank Sukuk
       

      Asian-MENA Counsel

      ·       Multiple wins:

      o    In-House Community Firm of the Year

      o    Alternative Investment Funds (including private equity)

      o    Anti-Trust/Competition

      o    Capital Markets

      o    Compliance/Regulatory

      o    Corporate and M&A

      o    Employment

      o    Insurance

      o    Intellectual Property

      o    Islamic Finance

      o    Litigation and Dispute Resolution

      o    Maritime & Shipping

      o    Restructuring & Insolvency

      o    Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm
       

      ·       Honourable Mentions in the UAE

      o    Banking & Finance

      o    Real Estate/ Construction
       

      Asia Best Employer Brand Awards

      ·       Promoting Health in the Workplace
       

      Corporate Counsel Middle East (CCME) Awards

      • Employment Team of the Year
         

      Legal Business Awards

      • International Law Firm of the Year
         

      Sharjah Economic Development (SEDD)

      • Strategic Partner Awards (Sharjah office)
  • 2015

    • IFLR Middle East Awards 2015

      • Lifetime Achievement Award - Essam Al Tamimi
      • UAE Firm of the Year - National Winner
      • Qatar Firm of the Year - National Winner
      • Equity Deal of the Year (Emaar Malls IPO)
      • Domestic Deal of the Year (Warba Bank Shana-Complaint Auto Finance Securitization
    • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2015 - Legal Week Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2015

    • 6th Asia Best Employer Brand Awards 2015

      • CEO with HR Orientation
      • Award for Excellence in Training
    • Oath Middle East Awards 2015:

      • Multiple wins:

        • Regional Law Firm of the Year
        • Corporate Team of the Year
    • Client Choice Awards 2015:

      • Litigation category winners
    • Asian-MENA Counsel for multiple categories:

      • In-House Community Firm of the Year
      • Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm
      • Anti-Trust/ Competition
      • Aviation
      • Banking and Finance
      • Employment
      • Intellectual Property
      • International Arbitration
      • Islamic Finance
      • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
      • Real Estate/ Construction
    • Asia Best Employer Brands Awards:

      • Excellence in Training
      • CEO with HR Orientation – Husam Hourani
    • ACQ Global Awards 2015:

      • Middle East Law Firm of the Year
    • Corporate Livewire’s M & A 2015 Winners Guide:

      • Law Firm of the Year 2015
    • Legal Week Corporate Counsel Awards:

      • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2015
  • 2014

    • IFLR Middle East Awards 2014

      • Managing Partner of the Year award
      • UAE Firm of the Year award
      • Jordan Firm of the Year award
      • M&A Deal of the Year award
      • Project Finance Deal of the Year award
    • Euromoney Global Arbitration Awards

      • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2014
    • Trade & Export Excellence ME Awards 2014

      • IPRS Law Firm of the Year
    • GCC Best Employer Brands Awards 2014

      • Award for Excellence in Training
  • 2013

    • Zawya Funds

      • Voted Law Firm of the year 2013
    • IFLR Middle East Awards 2013

      • Managing Partner of the Year award
      • UAE Law Firm of the Year award
      • Iraq Law Firm of the Year award
      • Restructuring Deal of the Year award
    • Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2013

      • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2013
    • Managing Intellectual Property

      • Middle East IP Firm of the Year 2013
    • The Training & Development Awards 2013

      • Best Leadership Training Program
    • Trade & Export ME Excellence Awards 2013

      • International Trade Law Firm of the Year
  • 2012

    • Islamic Finance News (IFN)

      • Global Sukuk Deal of the Year 2012
      • Kuwait Country Deal of the Year 2012
      • Best Real Estate & Property Law Firm 2012
    • ALB The Brief Middle East Law Awards 2012

      • Managing Partner of the Year - Husam Hourani
      • Litigation Law Firm of the Year
      • Middle East Law Firm of the Year
      • Islamic Finance Deal of the Year
      • M&A Deal of the Year
    • Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards

      • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2012
      • Commercial Team of the Year 2012
      • Corporate Team of the Year 2012
    • Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2012

      • Corporate and Commercial Law Firm of the Year, UAE
      • M&A Law Firm of the Year, Qatar
    • Islamic Finance News Awards

      • Islamic Finance Law Firm of the year 2012 (Real Estate)
    • ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL 'IN-HOUSE COMMUNITY FIRM OF THE YEAR' in the United Arab Emirates for the following categories:

      • Banking and Finance
      • Compliance/ Regulatory
      • Environmental
      • Intellectual Property
      • International Arbitration
      • Islamic Finance
      • Maritime & Shipping
      • Real Estate/ Construction
      • Telecommunications, Media & Technology
    • Acquisition International 2012 M&A Awards

      • M&A Law Firm of the Year in Qatar
      • M&A Due Diligence Firm of the Year in Qatar
    • Corporate International 2012 Global Awards

      • Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in Iraq
      • Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in the UAE
      • Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in Qatar
      • Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year in Iraq
      • Construction Law Firm of the Year in Qatar
      • Corporate Law Firm of the Year in Saudi Arabia
      • Debt Restructuring Law Firm of the Year in Kuwait
      • Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Saudi Arabia
      • Full Service Law Firm of the Year in Iraq
      • Islamic Finance Law Firm of the Year in Jordan
      • Islamic Finance Law Firm of the Year in Kuwait
      • Litigation Firm of the Year in Jordan
  • 2011

    • Islamic Finance News

      • Sukuk Deal of the Year, 2011 (Jordan & Kuwait)
      • Kuwait Deal of the Year, 2011
    • IFLR Middle East Awards 2011

      • UAE Law Firm of the Year
    • British Legal Awards 2011

      • Middle East & Africa Law Firm of the Year
    • Asian Mena Counsel magazine

      • Most Responsive Law Firm of the Year 2011
    • Banker Middle East Industry Awards

      • Best Law Firm of the Year 2011
    • Corporate International Magazine

      • UAE Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year 2011
    • World Trademark Review

      • Highly recommended for Trademark and Anti-counterfeiting 2011
  • 2010

    • World Finance Magazine

      • Corporate & Commercial Law Firm of the Year 2010
      • Maritime Law Firm of the Year 2010
    • Corporate International Magazine

      • M&A Law Firm of the Year 2010 – Qatar
      • Trademark Law Firm of the Year 2010 – Saudi Arabia
      • Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 2010
    • Corporate International Legal Awards

      • Domestic Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year 2010 – UAE
      • Intellectual Property Advisory Firm of the Year 2010
    • Global Arbitration Review’s GAR100

      • Ranked in the top 100 global arbitration law firms 2010
    • Dubai Customs

      • Most Active Firm in Anti-Counterfeiting Actions 2010
    • Ministry of Economy

      • Supporting IP Rights 2010 – UAE
    • Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

      • Ranked Tier 1 for Trademark and Copyright Contentious work 2010
      • Ranked Tier 1 for Trademark Prosecution 2010 – UAE