Our Middle East practice operates out of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Jeddah (in association with Faisal
Adnan Baassiri Law Firm). Joss Dare is the regional managing
partner of our Middle East business and Alastair Holland is managing
partner in Abu Dhabi.
Working closely with our Dubai and Jeddah offices, Ashurst Abu
Dhabi builds on our long association with the Middle East, which
spans nearly 100 years of the firm's history. The Middle East is a
key market for many businesses, and our presence in Abu Dhabi,
Dubai and Jeddah is a reflection of our commitment to the region.
From our three offices, we resource and co-ordinate deals across
the MENA region, including all the GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait,
Qatar, Oman and Bahrain), Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon, and advise
MENA clients on deals in Asia and Europe.
Across the firm we have a team of experienced lawyers who have
worked extensively on deals involving the Middle East and who can
offer a wealth of practical advice to clients in a wide range of
The focus of Ashurst Abu Dhabi is on energy, transport & infrastructure, corporate,
markets, Islamic finance, project
finance, finance, restructuring and special
situations, and real estate. As a leading
full service international law firm, we are able to offer a full
range of legal services to our clients with the support of our
global network of offices, including (in addition to those
funds, regulatory and tax.