DWF opened offices in Dubai in March 2015.
DWF's offering in the Middle East is centred around Financial Services and Energy sectors. The team in Dubai are able to assist clients in all aspects of legal work in these sectors.
The Dubai office serves as the focal point for the work that the business does in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, CIS States and Pakistan, and our lawyers have extensive experience of advising clients in these regions. Our lawyers are able to advise on common and civil law matters, and are fluent in Arabic, English, Russian, and Urdu.
We advise our clients on the entire value chain of the Oil & Gas industry from exploration through to refining. We have a decade of experience in advising entities operating in Iraq and the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
Our expertise of structuring and implementing corporate and finance transactions in Saudi Arabia are unmatched and our team has acted on a number of first of their kind and award winning transactions in Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.
Our commercial disputes team is highly recognised for the work it does in the region, including in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. They are acting for a number of financial institutions in the region and are acting on some of the biggest disputes to originate from the region in DIFC, UAE and international courts.