As a firm we have a strong commitment to our corporate sustainability principles, and this year we joined the United Nations Global Compact, an initiative dedicated to promoting responsible business practices and advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our goals include Education, gender equality, climate action, justice for all, and sustainable partnerships. You can learn about our actions plans and targets, here.
In this edition, we feature an entire section dedicated to COP28 where we share insights and intelligence through conversations we have had with leading experts from across the region. This includes articles and podcasts that delve into the most pertinent topics, such as COP28’s call to action for corporates, ESG reporting, and the UAE’s Net Zero vision.
Beyond the focus on Energy and Climate we feature articles covering important updates that look into a variety of areas, such as UAE consumer protection law, an overview of the Federal Civil Family Law for Non-Muslim Foreigners in the UAE, and from Kuwait we discuss the management of companies. As always, in our final section we continue to share with you real life judgements that provide context to the legal landscape in the region.Read the full edition
With regulation increasing across the Middle East and North Africa and new sources of disputes emerging from the digital economy, Al Tamimi & Company’s market leading dispute resolution practice is uniquely positioned to advise clients in litigation, mediation and arbitration.
Our team of accomplished dispute resolution practitioners is unrivaled for size and expertise in our region, and acts on the largest and most complex disputes. Our status is such that we were even involved in setting up the Dubai Court of First Instance.
Our international expertise and extensive knowledge of the legal and commercial landscape in our region is unmatched. Our diverse, multi-lingual team includes both lawyers who have trained in the region and lawyers with vast international experience.
One of the reasons we secure such great results for clients is because of our long-standing excellent relationships with governments and authorities across the region. We understand the interplay between different jurisdictions and the intricacies of the legal landscape, which means we provide coherent strategies for clients involved in cross-border disputes.
With specialist dispute lawyers working on the ground and rights of audience before the courts across ten jurisdictions, we have the expertise and size to work on the most complex disputes. We advise clients in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan and Morocco.
Clients choose us because of our technical expertise and commercial focus. We start each case by taking time to understand our clients’ business, so that we can provide a clear strategy, manage risks and look creatively for solutions. With the ability to quickly get to the heart of the issue, we seek the solution that is the best for our client and their unique circumstances.
When litigating becomes necessary, we balance commercial objectives against legal, business and reputational risk to deliver the most appropriate solution.
Our Dispute Resolution team is one of only two firms ranked in Band 1 for MENA-wide disputes capabilities in Chambers and Partners. In addition, our UAE disputes team has been ranked in Band 1 by Chambers and Partners for the last four years and in Qatar for the last two years.