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Funds Lawyers

Whether you are launching, operating, lending to or investing in a fund or an alternative indirect investment vehicle, or seeking to tap into Middle Eastern capital from abroad, you need to overcome legal hurdles which may be from a domestic and/or cross-border perspective, Federal or freezone level. Similarly, on deployment of capital, there are local nuances and legal issues with investing into the Middle East, which must be accounted for at an early stage. Our funds group advises across the entire funds life cycle, and covers all key asset classes including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, hedge, venture capital and debt. Our experience and varied client base enables us to advise on the commercial as well as the legal and tax aspects.

We are highly skilled at, and have a reputation for, efficiency and providing commercial and pragmatic advice to reach successful deal conclusions quickly and on sensible budgets. We recognise the fast-moving regulatory climate and aim to simplify the legal minefield with our expert funds guides. These cover developments such as those affecting private placement regimes and allow you to keep pace with key market changes. We also actively engage with key regulators to engage them positively on new matters for the benefit of our client base.  

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Geoff Smith
Geoff Smith
Part­ner
Head of Real Estate
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
Mohammed Majid
Mohammed Majid
Part­ner
Co-Head of Corporate UAE
United Arab Emirates, Dubai