The UAE is one of the world’s fastest growing and diversifying economies. Prospects for the region remain upbeat with businesses adjusting to the ‘new normal’ oil price and growth in sectors outside of energy, in particular Fintech, e-commerce and disruptive technologies, while other traditional key sectors of real estate, transport, healthcare, hospitality and education remain strong.

Abu Dhabi has risen quickly as a regional hub for finance, innovation, infrastructure and energy projects and tourism, among others. It has established itself as a key location for foreign direct investment, and we are delighted to have opened an office in the UAE’s capital in July 2020. It is a natural step for the firm in the region and it allows us to better service our numerous clients in Abu Dhabi, and really involve ourselves in its thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Expanding the firm’s presence into Abu Dhabi adds to our existing platform in the region, where we also have a direct presence in Iraq (North and South), Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

If you’re looking for new markets, investment opportunities, implementation of new strategies or have a dispute to resolve, we have specialist teams of over 125 lawyers on the ground to help across some of the region’s most exciting economies. Our local knowledge and business savvy approach means we give you both commercial and legal insight to make the most of the opportunities in the region. Our sector focus gives us a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ businesses and markets and allows us to constantly deliver sound and commercially relevant advice from any of our offices We focus on relationships, not deals, and we are considered more approachable and accessible than many of our competitors. Our clients tell us that they like working with us and that we’re often seen as the human face of the law.

Please get in touch with our Abu Dhabi office if you are currently operating in the Emirate, or have imminent plans to invest there. Our team on the ground will be delighted to assist.

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Abu Dhabi International Airport is located 34km away from the office. The journey time from Abu Dhabi International Airport is approximately 30 minutes and costs around AED 120. Taxis are metered and usually accept both cash and credit card.

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Location

CMS (UAE) LLP
1616 Tamouh Tower
12 Marina Square
Reem Island
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
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