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DWF Middle East LLP

OFFICE 901 & 904, TOWER 2, AL FATTAN CURRENCY HOUSE, DIFC, PO BOX 507104, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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Work +44 333 320 2220
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www.dwf.law

United Arab Emirates

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 5

DWF Middle East LLP

DWF Middle East LLP entered the region's banking and finance market with the recruitment of Umera Ali from Michelman & Robinson, LLP in Chicago. She advised Itqan Investment on the financing of its acquisition of Byrne Equipment Retail, with restructuring another area of expertise.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 4

DWF Middle East LLP

DWF Middle East LLP handles a range of disputes, including a number of cases concerning hotels. Steven Hunt, who transferred from the London office in May 2018, acts for contractors and developers concerning towers in Dubai. Other names include Dean O’Leary, who is qualified as an English barrister, and director Faisal Attia.

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Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation
Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation - ranked: tier 5

DWF Middle East LLP

At DWF Middle East LLP, James Fox and Rabih Tabbara are representing National Bank of Fujairah, a creditor of Drydocks Work, in opposing the debtor's CVA. Shareholder and hotel management agreement disputes are another area of expertise. Gordon Blanke, whose practice also includes construction, is another key contact for international arbitration. Tabbara also advises on Arabic language litigation.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

DWF Middle East LLP

DWF Middle East LLP’s employment team has hit the ground running since its establishment in 2017 through the hire of group head Shiraz Sethi from Stephenson Harwood. The group, which handles an array of contentious and non-contentious DIFC and UAE law matters, recently advised Burgan Wealth on the removal of a senior executive officer.

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