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Middle East

Our Middle East practice is based in Dubai, from where it provides a full legal service in Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law to many high-profile investment managers, banks and fund managers right across the region.  As well as working in a convenient time zone, our Middle East practice brings in-depth local market and cultural knowledge to your business.

Complex Islamic finance transactions are an important part of our capability. We work with major corporations and law firms with interests throughout the Middle East, providing integrated services tailored to their individual needs. 

Our award-winning Dubai office can provide an objective view on how best to optimise your business transactions.  We can also offer you specialised fiduciary, fund administration, entity formation and management and trust and private client services through our affiliate, MaplesFS.

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Awards

Industry recognition includes the following awards:

2016

  • Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards - Bond/Sukuk Deal of the Year by a Debut Issuer
  • Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards - Financial Institution Financing Deal of the Year
  • Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards - Sub-Investment Grade Bond/Sukuk Deal of the Year
  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • Islamic Finance News - Best Law Firm in Offshore Finance

2015

  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • Islamic Finance News - Best Law Firm in Offshore Finance
  • Islamic Finance News - Mudarabah Deal of the Year
  • Islamic Finance News - Regulatory Capital Deal of the Year
  • Islamic Finance News - Kuwait Deal of the Year
  • The Legal Week British Legal Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • Who's Who Legal Awards - Cayman Islands Law Firm of the Year 

Contacts

Dubai

Maples and Calder Dubai
Tahir Jawed
work +971 4 360 4071