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Who we are
Al Suwaidi & Company is a full-service law firm, rooted in regional know-how. Since the firm’s inception in 1997, we have supported leading businesses across the UAE and beyond, assisting them navigate complex and commercial challenges. Our goal is to bring legal certainty to our clients and in doing so, helping them to innovate, grow, and thrive. We have built a reputation for our knowledge and expertise and our formidable standing in the Dubai and Abu Dhabi Courts is second to none. Our regional expertise is consolidated by wider knowledge of international legal systems and the firm boasts a number of qualified arbitrators and lawyers registered to practice in the DIFC Courts, enabling us to provide for our client’s needs in all forums.
Clients want a law firm they can trust
We consider ourselves an extension of our client’s legal team and our focus is always ‘how can we best serve you’. Our legal practice groups work closely together in a collegiate environment whilst always putting our client’s interest first. This approach aligns our interest with our clients, and it is through our focussed client service approach that we have been fortunate to have admirable client retention numbers, with many of our clients being with us from the start or joining us along our journey and staying with us.
Multinational, high calibre lawyers
We have been privileged to recruit the highest calibre and experienced lawyers, from diverse international backgrounds, including the UAE, the Middle East, the United Kingdom and Asia. Our ability to speak over 30 languages enables us to assist both regional and international clients in their choice language.
Reliable legal support
Our clients benefit from our firm’s low lawyer turnover rate. We have achieved this by creating a positive and collaborative working environment enabling our lawyers to grow with us and develop strong relationships with our clients. We give our clients the certainty that they will continue to receive unrivalled and strategic legal support from lawyers that truly know and understand their business.
Al Suwaidi & Company lawyers take a solution based and pragmatic approach to our clients’ legal matters and we continue to win praise from clients for our impressive results. We punch above our weight, particularly in litigation and arbitration, and are privileged to boast a dispute resolution track record of 97% since our establishment.
Experience and understanding
Our clients benefit from advice given by experienced lawyers who are accessible. We act for individuals, including those with a ‘high net worth’, local and international companies of different sizes from start-ups, small independent entities to SMEs and large corporate multinationals. A fundamental part of the approach we adopt is appreciating not only the legal mechanisms governing different jurisdictions but also our sensitivities to cultural and social variations. Our understanding of these differences often helps us to greater assist to our clients and we are able to progress their matters effectively and efficiently.