Alsuwaidi & Company

Islamic Finance

Confidence from our complete Islamic Banking and Finance service

Alsuwaidi & Company has extensive understanding and rooted history in dealing with Islamic finance products and Islamic Banking related matters. We are fortunate to maintain an established Islamic finance network across the GCC. We are not new-commers, and we are proud of our entrenched relationships with some of the region’s leading Islamic finance banks. We deal with a spectrum of matters that range from non-contentious advisory, transactional and consultation, to extensive litigation. Our expertise includes all Islamic financing such as Musharakah, Mudarabah, Murabaha, Ijarah, Investment Instruments, Islamic Insurance and reinsurance, and letter of credit. Our experienced team also advises on general banking facilities, including the handling of defaulted loans, debts and unstable financial conditions. Our lawyers are Certified Shari’ah Advisors and have attained Auditor fellowships (CSAA) of Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), guaranteeing our clients the best international standards.


Alsuwaidi & Company’s local Litigation practice is recognised by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.

“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.”
Chambers & Partners, 2021

“Mohammed Alsuwaidi 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 & Partners, 2021

“A client found the team to be ‘a respectable name in the courts and in front of the judges’”.
Chambers & Partners, 2021

“Mohammed Alsuwaidi heads the litigation team at his eponymous firm Alsuwaidi & Company, which has a bright spot in banking litigation work for financial institutions, as well as handling some construction litigation as well as matters for insurers.”
Legal 500, 2021

“A client said ‘They have always replied promptly and in detail regarding any queries, provided immediate automatic updates for ongoing legal work and have achieved
perfect outcomes.’”
Legal 500, 2021

“Enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, executive-level employment litigation and debt recovery are areas of activity for Alsuwaidi & Company”.
Legal 500, 2020

Runner up in the Asian Legal Business, 2021 Litigation Law Firm of the Year, and UAE Law Firm of the Year.

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