RIAA Barker Gillette (Middle East) LLP is a business law firm based in the Dubai International Financial Centre. Our senior lawyers have proven regional experience advising multinational corporations, investment firms, family business groups, high net worth individuals and financial institutions.
We advise on complex high-value corporate transactions, projects and infrastructure development, investment funds, private placements and capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, corporate finance and restructurings.
Our lawyers have extensive experience of working across the region’s legal regimes including the DIFC. We are proud to have been active in our clients’ success stories, including many regional firsts and internationally acclaimed deals, such as the first private equity fund structure in the DIFC.
We have has the experience, expertise, specialisation and depth to deliver high quality legal services on the ground in the Middle East. Our lawyers are qualified to provide advice on issues of UK and US law, as well as the laws of the UAE and DIFC jurisdictions.
We complement our international experience with knowledge and understanding of Middle Eastern business practices and cultures to provide effective and practical advice. Our traditional strengths are in the key sectors of the region’s economies: energy, infrastructure and construction projects, financial services, health care, education, real estate and international trade.
We combine deep industry knowledge with world-class technical skills in a broad range of legal disciplines including corporate, private equity, finance and dispute resolution.