• Corporate and capital market

    Our strong reputation stems from a combination of technical expertise, commercial acumen and in-depth knowledge of the local market. Three teams of multi-lingual corporate advisors can serve major international and regional clients as well as leading financial institutions, investors and blue chip companies in UAE across the broad spectrum of corporate and capital markets work. We specialize in assisting businesses entering and operating or seeking to expand and re-structure in the UAE market to achieve their strategic objectives.

    Corporate and capital market

    We advise foreign investors on strategic alliances and joint ventures, the establishment of branch and representative offices, agency and sponsorship arrangements, and company formation including set-up of 100% foreign-owned companies free trade zones. We understand our clients' needs for assistance in negotiating and documenting often complex shareholding arrangements and management structures, key contracts of employments, service and supply and lease agreements as well as advising on local laws governing business-critical issues such as IP and trademark protection, employment and immigration, and insurance.

    We offer to act for corporate clients in landmark capital market transactions, initial public offerings, rights issues as well as substantial private equity transactions, privatization projects, complex restructurings, corporate mergers and acquisitions and legal due diligence.
    We have particular expertise in advising on setting up and investing in closed and open ended funds. AL FAROUK LEGAL GROUP is a long history in Dubai and Egypt has placed it at the forefront of many capital market developments.
    As companies and financial institutions come under ever-increasing pressure from regulators, our legal specialists are able to assist clients in understanding and managing regulatory, governance and compliance requirements of doing business in UAE , particularly in the areas of corporate governance, insider trading, directors' liabilities, money laundering, health and safety, environment and trade sanctions.
    Our corporate advisors work closely with their colleagues in commercial and employment teams to deliver a seamless service to clients across the full spectrum of corporate company and commercial services.
    Our Group substantial commercial dispute resolution practice informs our advice to clients and helps identify risks and potential problems areas in transactions in advance. Clients tell us that our ability to provide integrated advice is one of our most valuable attributes.