Al Tamimi & Company
Al Tamimi & Company is the largest law firm in the Middle East with 16 offices across nine countries.
The firm has unrivalled experience, having operated in the region for over 25 years. Our lawyers combine international experience and qualifications with expert regional knowledge and understanding. We are a full-service firm, specialising in advising and supporting major international corporations, banks and financial institutions, government organisations and local, regional and international companies. Our main areas of expertise include arbitration & litigation, banking & finance, corporate & commercial, intellectual property, real estate, construction & infrastructure, and technology, media & telecommunications. Our lawyers provide quality legal advice and support to clients across all of our practice areas.
Our business and regional footprint continues to grow, and we seek to expand further in line with our commitment to meet the needs of clients doing business across the Middle East. Our award-winning property practice provides a comprehensive range of legal services across the Middle East, covering all areas relevant to the real estate and hospitality industries. Established in 2003, the practice was the first of its kind in the GCC and the Firm has maintained a prominent lead since then. In addition to our property practice, our hospitality practice, established in 2009, consists of over 20 specialist lawyers, all having experience in their respective areas of specialism, on advising clients operating in the hotel and leisure industries across the MENA region.
We regularly act for hotel owners, developers, investors, operators and stakeholders to provide a turnkey service covering all aspects of the real estate, hotel, resort and leisure industry throughout the Middle East. Our expertise and experience ranges from site/property acquisition, project and corporate structuring and long-term strategy planning, joint venture arrangements, project and operational licensing, project finance, equity and debt financing, hotel development and construction, title/strata structuring for mixed-use developments, hotel operator appointment and franchise agreements, serviced apartments, branded residences, rental pool arrangements, fractional ownership, day to day hotel operational matters, including leasing and service/supply agreements, employment related advice, refurbishment/renovation, dispute resolution, intellectual property protection and disposal options.