Chinese companies are important partners for the MENA region and engaged in many economic sectors. Al Tamimi & Company has witnessed the significant growth of Chinese business in the region, which led to the development of a dedicated group to support Chinese companies with their legal requirements.

We are the only regional MENA law firm to have a dedicated China Group, comprised of experienced Chinese speaking lawyers, committed to addressing the specific needs of Chinese companies.

The China Group has the knowledge, expertise, and commercial awareness to ensure our clients’ business is a priority and we communicate closely with our clients to provide efficient and timely advice.

The China Group works side by side with other lawyers within the firm leading matters, ensuring seamless communication and support, and directly working with our local lawyers in the jurisdictions involved to effectively respond to client needs. Our team has very extensive experience and also works closely with specialist practices where necessary including dedicated corporate commercial, arbitration & litigation, IP, real estate, tax, corporate structuring, oil & gas, transport, construction, and other specialist departments. For contentious matters, the China Group assists to manage a wide range of litigation, arbitration and mediation matters teaming up with our Arabic speaking litigators who have right of audience in all of the ten countries where we have a presence being the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Morocco.

We are dedicated to long-term business interests and success of our clients. This is reflected in our client relationships and fee arrangements, where we also focus on the long-term client needs and flexibility. It is important to have trusted legal advisors by your side who have deep knowledge of the regional commercial and regulatory environment. We are a unique firm across the Middle East and North Africa.

Our Chinese Clients 

With extensive experience working with Chinese companies, the China Group has witnessed a growing number of Chinese clients engaged with us.

We support many Chinese clients from establishing their presence to conducting day-to-day commercial activities in the region. Our clients include corporations across a wide range of business sectors such as oil & gas, power & energy, construction & infrastructure, electronics, banking & finance, shipping, import and export services, healthcare, defence, automotive, manufacturing, food and consumer goods. In addition, as we maintain a good relationship with Chinese government entities.

Please find below our China Group Brochure (in English and Chinese) and our China News Digest:












Key Contacts

Thomas Calvert

Partner, Head of Corporate Commercial - Iraq, Head of China Group
Jingzhuo Wu

China Group Coordinator