MIDDLE EAST ALLIANCE LEGAL CONSULTANCY LLC
Middle East Alliance Legal Consultancy LLC (MEALF) is a progressive, multicultural regional law firm based in Abu Dhabi, the capital and center of United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) political, industrial and commercial activities and home to important financial institutions and corporate headquarters.
MEALF is a One Stop Shop for all the legal needs of a dynamic commercial entity and offers a single window for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Litigation and Commercial Transactions.
Our expertise, knowledge and experience of the U.A.E. laws, our team of leading Emirati and international lawyers and our collaboration arrangements with international law firms in UAE and outside puts us at the forefront of legal excellence in the region.
Lawyers at MEALF are members of the International Bar Association (IBA), and it strictly adopts and applies IBA International Principles on Conduct for the Legal Profession, adopted in 2011”
MEALF is proud of its lawyers wealth of experience in advising on all issues related to establishing industrial projects in Abu Dhabi including negotiating lease or Musataha contracts with industrial zones and free zones developers, industrial licensing and HSE requirements, industrial building permits, financial lease for production lines, customs duties exemptions, local contents requirements, registration and protection of intellectual property rights related to manufactured products inside and outside UAE, and claims for anti-dumping outside etc.
The MEALF team serves as a trusted counsel to promoters and boards, helping to identify and resolve critical legal challenges. Our corporate legal services cover all legal aspects of a company’s existence, from its formation, governance, changes to its constitution, share structure, initial public offering, reorganization and agreements amongst its stakeholders, and eventual dissolution.
Partners at MEALF have extensive experience of working with UAE government, semi government authorities and corporations. Their unraveled expertise, extensive local knowledge of particular needs of Abu Dhabi government entities ideally places them to advise governmental entities, particularly, operating in industrial, educational, sport, and municipal sectors, on following areas:
MEALF team regularly contributes to the development and drafting of legislation in the UAE and is regularly consulted by government entities for drafting of new laws or ancillary legislation. We conduct gap analyses, perform benchmarking exercises and work closely with stakeholders to ensure all that their intent is captured entirely, comprehensively and effectively.
Our team of dedicated lawyers specialized in building strong corporate governance, succession planning, constitution, structuring ownership and trust management, strategic operation management, philanthropy, wealth management and ensuring an end to end implementation of the abovementioned to secure the interests of family owned businesses.
MEALF’s integrated practice continues to be at the forefront in the oil and gas sector. Our team has advised governments, independent oil companies, national oil companies and oilfield services companies on major transactions. MEALF is listed in penal of law firms for ADNOC for Distribution
Membres de l'entreprise
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Rafael LEMAITRE Partner
Philippe THIRION Managing Director
Ghazi AWAD Managing Partner
Sébastien CHAUVIN CEO - Middle East
Mohammed Haitham SALMAN Managing Partner
Amaar AL-DHUBA'EI Commercial Manager
Christine RIZZATO-CORCODYLOS Business Development Manager
Mohammed AL HURAIMEL AL SHAMSI Senior Vice President - Industry Unit of MUBADALA
Nathalie Amiel-Ferrault Vice President Marketing and Customer Experience