We established the first dedicated real estate practice within the region that is currently the largest and most diverse real estate and construction sector team in the Middle East and North Africa. Our team gives you access to comprehensive expertise across a variety of real estate matters, including property finance, property acquisition and sale, development agreements, property litigation and arbitration. In addition, you can tap into advice on construction law, from the beginning of a project through to completion, including advising on the procurement process, contractual review, and dispute resolution.

 

Our strong reputation in this sector has developed through a combination of comprehensive local legal knowledge and practical experience acting for both national and international clients. Our clients include international corporations, financial institutions, property developers, construction and engineering companies, and government/state-owned entities. A key factor to our success is understanding of the commercial realities of your business and working closely with you to develop appropriate strategies for each transaction. We have strong relationships and working ties with local governmental authorities and our Real Estate and Construction sectors are made up of lawyers with a common and civil law background.

 

As a leading, full service, law firm we are committed to your success, and we ensure you have access to our complete spectrum of legal services. You will gain a strategic partner that provides access to experienced professionals with intrinsic local knowledge and sector-specific experience. We are best known for being commercially astute and delivering hard-to-get results, the team has been involved in some of the largest and most complex real estate deals in recent years for both the public and private sectors. This means we will be by your side and will integrate with your requirements to provide solutions regardless of how complex and challenging your objective might be.

 

With a dedicated team advising on all asset classes, our sector offering includes:

 

  • Asset management
  • Commercial occupiers
  • Development
  • Construction contracts
  • Housing
  • Investment and funds
  • Planning
  • Real estate finance
  • Data Centres
  • Real estate litigation
  • Real estate tax and corporate

Key Contacts

Andrew Symms

Partner, Head of Construction & Infrastructure

a.symms@tamimi.com
Andrew Thomson

Partner, Head of Real Estate

a.thomson@tamimi.com
Meet the team

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