Middle East and Africa

Middle East Regional Practice

Business across the Middle East continues to diversify and become more sophisticated. With declining oil prices and increasing international competition, CEOs are seeking a new way of doing business. Streamlining operations. Responding to evolving regulations. Focusing on economies of scale. Thinking smarter. We steer our...

Business across the Middle East continues to diversify and become more sophisticated. With declining oil prices and increasing international competition, CEOs are seeking a new way of doing business. Streamlining operations. Responding to evolving regulations. Focusing on economies of scale. Thinking smarter. We steer our clients through their most complicated challenges, combining practical advice with local insight. We anticipate pitfalls before they materialize. We work together to ensure success.

Creative project financing. Highly structured transactions and commercial agreements. Developing the global Islamic finance market. Hogan Lovells is leading the way advising clients on a range of market firsts.

Our commercially focused team advises on transactions, projects, and disputes throughout the Gulf and North Africa. We've consulted for several regional governments on Islamic financings, successfully steered domestic and international M&A deals, and won precedent-setting cases in the UAE courts. We draft and negotiate all types of commercial agreements, and advise on IP matters. Our client base spans the energy, finance, construction, real estate, infrastructure, transport, education, and healthcare sectors.

We have a hub in Dubai. And we’ve developed a strong track record in Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar. Our team includes civil law qualified Arabic-speaking lawyers. We work closely with our global network to help you with cross-border transactions and disputes.

“The team is extremely qualified, they are very precise, they work around the clock to meet deadlines and they have a deep knowledge of local regulation and custom practices" says one client in ILFR 1000 2015. Let our team guide you in developing your business in the Middle East.

Offices

Hogan Lovells Publications

UAE issues new arbitration law

The United Arab Emirates (the UAE) issued a new arbitration law, Federal Arbitration Law No. 6 of 2018 (the “Arbitration Law”), thus repealing the provisions of the Arbitration...

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Insurance horizons 2018

As a global insurance industry team, we aim to follow industry trends and developments as closely as possible in order to deliver well informed perspectives and thought leadership to our...

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Events

Infrastructure Development in Africa

We are pleased to invite you to a seminar focusing on infrastructure development in Africa, hosted with Invest Africa - Business Council for Africa.

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Investment outlook 2018: Transaction and deal trends in the GCC

Gulf economies and markets have transformed in many ways in response to three years of low oil prices, new regional leadership and a global world order in flux. The tougher fiscal...

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Events

In-House Congress Middle East 2018

Hogan Lovells is delighted to co-host the In-House Congress Middle East 2018 in Dubai, which is part of the highly successful In-House Community Congress series.

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