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Gowling WLG

UNIT 2, LEVEL 6, CURRENCY HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING 1, THE GATE DISTRICT, DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE, PO BOX 506503, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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Work +971 4 437 5100
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www.gowlingwlg.com

United Arab Emirates

Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 4

Gowling WLG

In addition to its transactional expertise, Gowling WLGcan stand toe to toe with larger firms’ in construction disputes. James Foster advises buyers on construction projects, while Jonathan Brufal – for some ‘one of the best construction lawyers in the market’ – is advising Abu Dhabi Capital Group on an EPC contract for the construction of a hospital in Abu Dhabi.

Leading individuals

Jonathan Brufal - Gowling WLG

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Energy and infrastructure
Energy and infrastructure - ranked: tier 4

Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG’s ‘professional and commercially wiseJonathan Brufal advises procurers and financiers of projects, often in challenging jurisdictions. He is advising the World Bank on several PPP-related matters in Somalia and Somaliland. Developer-side work includes advising a consortium including Sumitomo on the construction of a water facility in Kuwait.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG’s intellectual property practice is headed by Jon Parker and handles a range of work, from patent filing and counterfeiting to transactional matters. Highlights included advising CrossFit Inc on a dispute with a party seeking to register "X FIT" as a trade mark in several countries across the region. Newly-promoted senior associate Vanessa Delnaud is also a key contact.

Leading individuals

Jon Parker - Gowling WLG

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG’s Andrew Thomson is ‘commercial, responsive and experienced in the UAE market’; he and principal associate Melissa Younan advise Regus on its serviced office portfolio across the UAE, and acted for Premier Composite Technologies on a shari’ah-compliant sale and leaseback of four warehouses.

Leading individuals

Andrew Thomson - Gowling WLG

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