This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
Due to the current situation with the coronavirus (COVID- 19), the DIFC Wills Service Centre we will not be accepting any appointments at their offices from Wednesday 18th of March 2020 until 26th April 2020 (or until further notice and subject to change depending on any Government directives issued).
The DIFC Wills Service Centre are currently working on a virtual registration system which they hope to launch before the end of next week. Al Tamimi & Company’s Private Client Services lawyers are keeping a close eye on this and will update our clients as and when we have more information.
In the meantime, we are strongly encouraging our clients to consider their legacy planning and get in touch with us to prepare their wills and have everything ready for when the DIFC Wills Service Centre launches their virtual registration system. Times like these are a good opportunity to take stock, consider loved ones and plan for yours and their future.
Please feel free to get in touch with us to discuss your requirements and available options, both in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.