Alsuwaidi & Company

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Assisting Foreign Investments in the UAE

Good business decisions are furthered by good legal support. Let us guide and support you in your business endeavours.

Alsuwaidi & Company provides legal certainty and support to all businesses operating in the UAE, ranging from start-ups, to SMEs and global corporations. Our team of dedicated corporate and commercial lawyers are experienced in both advisory and transactional matters ranging from straightforward company set up, to more complex cross border mergers and acquisitions, and the structuring and restructuring of companies. The firm also provides legal advice related to BOT business model (Build Operate & Transfer).  

Our commercial expertise includes the drafting of commercial agreements, advising on agency, distribution, franchise, joint venture, BOT, and licensing agreements.

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Chambers & Partners, 2021 “What the team is known for Strong litigation practice group licensed to operate in all the UAE courts, including the federal and DIFC Courts, as well as the Dubai judicial system up to and including the Court of Cassation. The firm is particularly noted for its ability in cases involving the governments of the UAE and is equally well versed in financial, insurance and maritime disputes. Also possesses a noteworthy white-collar crime practice, with expertise in commercial fraud claims, and retains experts in employment and oil and gas matters”.

“Mohammed Al Suwaidi is most noted for his work as local counsel, and has many years of experience concerning matters in the oil and gas sector. He also leads matters in the local courts for major companies in the banking and real estate industries, including assistance with the enforcement of arbitral awards. A well-recognised figure in commercial litigation, he is also active as an arbitrator.” Chambers Global 2020

Robert Sliwinski awarded award for Dispute Resolution lawyer of the year for the Middle East.

Robert primarily deals with claims for
professional negligence, property, landlord & tenant, delay
analysis, costs, variations, defects, interpretation of contracts,
repudiation, and many other aspects of contract in the areas of
building, civil engineering, mechanical & electrical, waste water
treatment and process engineering as well as property related issues.

Robert has substantial knowledge and
experience of the contracting and dispute processes within the United
Arab Emirates, Africa and the Far East (Singapore, Hong Kong and
Malaysia).  His role as a neutral dispute resolver has taken him across
the world including the Middle East, USA, Caribbean, Europe and Cyprus.

Robert joined Al Suwaidi in May 2020 as
Counsel in order to allow him to enhance the practice as dispute
resolver and client representative in the Middle East and Asia

Robert has over 35 years’ experience of
the construction industry with particular emphasis on all forms of
alternative dispute resolution. Robert specialises in all aspects of the
property and construction representing parties as well as undertaking
appointments as arbitrator, adjudicator, expert determiner, mediator and
dispute board member.