Our legal team is led by Mr Yousuf Mohammed Hassan Al Bahar, Senior Partner & Advocate, and Mr Mazen Y. Ajjour, CEO & Legal Advisor, with exceptionally talented Legal Consultants and Lawyers with the Rights of Audience in all the Courts and Tribunals across the UAE.
The firm’s legal talent combines legal expertise in both civil and common law systems. It has allowed us to expand the scope of our services to other Courts and Tribunals in the UAE, such as the DIFC and DIAC, in addition to Local Courts.
The Al Bahar legal team is adept at strategizing and implementing well-planned and thought-out approaches for litigation cases in the UAE and several other jurisdictions. They represent clients of different nationalities in all courts throughout the UAE.
Al Bahar Arbitration team provides expertise in an extensive breadth of matters, including but not limited to commercial, maritime, and construction industries.
The firm handles various issues involving employment/labour and related matters. We provide practical, well-detailed advice with cost-effectiveness in mind. Our work ranges from all aspects of the employment process to the end of service/contract consequences.
Al Bahar offers expert and discreet advice across the whole spectrum, from homicide to road traffic offences. We focus on making the constantly challenging process smooth and efficient with the local lawyers’ direct involvement to address the client’s requirements.
CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL
Our expert lawyers advise boards, in-house counsel, and businesses on A-Z of their legal and business requirements. We aim to provide clarity and simplicity for businesses in a complex and evolving setting.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
Our M & A lawyers offer their expertise in complex reorganizations, including mergers, spin-offs, and corporate & financial restructurings for businesses across all industries, locally and internationally.
SECURITIES OFFERINGS & LAWS
Our knowledgeable and experienced lawyers advise clients on a vast breadth of matters related to securities. They are a one-stop shop for all matters related to Public Offerings, REITs, and Real Estate Securities and Transactions.
COMPLIANCE & REGULATORY
Al Bahar offers all the services businesses require when it comes to regulatory & compliance issues. With our in-depth & constantly updating knowledge of local and international regulations, we approach complex regulatory and compliance matters creatively and effectively.
Our expert IP team of lawyers offers their services to businesses and individuals in all aspects of protecting their intellectual property assets. Our IP services are cross-border and integrated.
OIL, GAS & ENERGY
We offer services to oil and gas and oil field support service companies and other entities locally and internationally.
MARITIME & TRANSPORT
Al Bahar provides legal assistance in relation to transactions and disputes related to maritime and transport matters.
REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY
Our Real Estate & Property Practice covers all parts of property law, including but not limited to commercial real estate, construction, and residential property law matters. Our client base varies from individuals who need assistance with rental disputes to overseas developers and companies who need legal and strategic assistance with their property-related matters in the UAE.
CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE
We offer our services throughout a project’s life cycle, from the early stages of finance, development, and design through implementation, construction, and project close-out. Our focus is to provide effective and creative solutions to all our client’s needs in order to minimize legal obstacles in achieving project goals.
BANKING & FINANCE
Our services in the banking & Finance sector range from day-to-day banking and finance issues to complex transactions with international stakeholders. We also advise and assist our clients in debt and equity transactions in capital markets.
HEALTHCARE & MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE
Al Bahar offers services in the healthcare industry on both contentious and non-contentious matters. We handle medico-legal matters for hospitals, clinics, and insurers. We represent parties aggrieved by healthcare professionals or entities as well.
The family law team of Al Bahar is a group of professional lawyers from diverse backgrounds who are focused on offering their expertise while prioritizing the client’s best interests. O
We are committed to providing clients with sound advice which is tailor-made for you and in your best interests depending on the facts of your specific case. While our family lawyers are undoubtedly on the top of their field, they are mindful of the distress family disputes can cause the clients. That is why they are approachable and easily contactable. All the family lawyers at Al Bahar are well-versed not only in family law but also in the practical and commercial aspects of their client’s disputes.
PRIVATE CLIENT PRACTICE
Our private client service offers services in trust and estate planning, administration, and tax planning of high-net-worth individuals and other similar entities locally and internationally.
SUCCESSION, WILLS & INHERITANCE
At Al Bahar, we provide tailor-made, high-quality advice for clients on wills, trusts, and probate. We prepare wills and trusts for local and international clients who want to register their wills in Dubai’s Local Courts as well as in the DIFC Courts.