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
Being a regional firm with highly qualified, international practitioners is one of the key pillars of our success. Our team of lawyers come from the Middle East, Europe, Australia, Africa and North America and bring a breadth and depth of legal expertise and experience that is unequalled in the region. We boast the largest and broadest full service Litigation Practice in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and have rights of audience before the local courts, including the DIFC Courts, and the ability to practice the local laws of all jurisdictions in which we operate.