|Emirates International Law Firm|
To meet the needs of its clients
Gibca Tower, Khalifa Street, P.O.Box: 469, Abu Dhabi, UAE
About Emirates International Law Firm
Emirates International Law Firm вЂ“ EILF was formed in 1996 (via merger of the AlQasimi and AlShaikh law firms) to service the legal needs of local and international business clients within the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Its flagship office in Abu Dhabi is staffed by a team of experienced advocates, legal consultants, and internationally trained lawyers, offering high caliber legal advice regarding the law of the UAE and other member states of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC). The two founders of the firm are H.E. Shaikh Fahim Bin Sultan AlQasimi, the former Minister of Supreme Council and AGCC Affairs, the former UAE Minister of Economy & Commerce and the former Secretary General of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) and Dr. AbdulRahman AlShaikh, a long standing practitioner and professor of law at UAE University School of Law.
EILFвЂ™s association with leading overseas firms in Europe and the USA ensures that clients can tap into an unrivalled network of expertise and experience for international transactions.
EILFвЂ™s capabilities extend across the commercial law spectrum, with particular expertise in trade regulation law, joint venture projects, securities, local and international partnerships and agency agreements. The firm also advises on activities related to oil and gas, privatization, financial markets, investment laws and regulations, and the registration and protection of intellectual property rights in the UAE. It provides full representation to clients before the Courts in each of the Emirates, and is capable of handling legal matters in Arabic, English and French. EILFвЂ™s clientele includes prominent local and foreign corporations, industries, sovereigns and private individuals.
The Firm has an advisory board which includes, among others, former Judges, Law School Deans and Professors, Professional Financial Advisors and Accountants, and former General Counsels from renowned international conglomerates.
Client Confidentiality & Commitment
Confidentiality of information on services provided by the Firm is one of the FirmвЂ™s key organizational policies. The Firm ensures confidentiality by applying a number of strict rules in connection with the FirmвЂ™s personnel and also in streamlining the method of handling such information.
Also by design, the firm is committed to provide clients with full range of specialized legal services by combining its unique knowledge of the inner workings.
The Firm employs qualified and experienced law clerks and researchers, executive administrators, and secretaries.
All support staff are skilled in following up on all the FirmвЂ™s and clientsвЂ™ administrative matters, use of personal computers and internet, and are fluent in English. The Executive Secretary is fluent in Arabic, English and French.
- Business and Corporate Law
- Banking & Financial Institutions Law
- Intellectual Property (IP) Law
- Administrative Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Insurance & Reinsurance Law
- Labor Law
- Constitutional Law
- Maritime Law
- Oil & Gas Law