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Ibrahim Ali Karam Khouri Chairman Languages: Arabic, EnglishRead more
It has been almost two decades when I started my legal practice, cultivating my way to the apogee of loyalty, integrity and deliverance. Today, am rejoiced to witness KHOURI LAWYERS established as a name to trust, when it comes to legal matters. My set of values is based on commitment to serve with devotion, consistency & reliability, which has translated in shape of retained business relationship and clients' satisfaction. That's how we have gained trust of clients over the years, so that at the end of each case or project it doesn't just restrict to achieving success but also in developing an impeccable reputation.
We are impeccably equipped to assist clients through all forms of conventional and alternative dispute resolution. Our expertise include:
Banking and finance
We are working alongside U.A. E’s and rest of the World’s leading financial institutions to meet challenges of a dramatically changing banking landscape. Our global network of regulatory and capital market experts and lawyers brings together commercially-focused skills from all parts of the world. We also play a significant role in working with financial regulatory bodies to shape current and proposed frameworks in UAE. A substantial component of our expertise lies in our knowledge of the UAE market, its practices, procedures and the workings of UAE regulatory bodies such as the Central Bank, Federal Ministries, DFSA, DIFC, ESCA, local governmental authorities and other agencies.
We provide advice and representation in all forms of family disputes like Separation and judicial separation; divorce petition grounds; financial matters arising out of separation or divorce; review of tax and pensions matters; international and jurisdictional issues; injunction and restraining orders; cohabitation and premarital contracted. Moreover, where children are involved, our areas of advice and assistance include: Custody issues and maintenance payments towards the children; residency issues; and contact order matters.
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAW
As one of the fastest growing and most ambitious corporate teams of any law firm in UAE, we regularly work with large corporates, blue chip global brands, fast growing entrepreneurial businesses, private equity and venture capital houses, private individuals, and business owners.
Our corporate services include:
Corporate advisory including regulatory compliance
The support we provide extends beyond transactions as we seek to help manage your everyday commercial needs. Our lawyers provide clear, concise and practical advice. We look to understand the economics behind each transaction, so that we can focus on what’s important to you from a commercial point of view. We have experience acting on many different sides of corporate transactions, so we understand where there is potential for negotiation, and where there isn’t.
REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION LAW
We manage every matter for our residential and commercial real estate clients with the utmost care and attention.
We have a team of experienced and knowledgeable Real Estate and construction lawyers. Clients rely on us to represent them in the purchase and sale of property, to communicate with their banks when obtaining mortgage financing, and to interact with municipal authorities involved in the transfer of real estate. We help clients navigate this increasingly complex and wide-ranging area of law. Developers, manufacturers, lenders, builders, and owners and tenants of commercial and industrial properties, apartment buildings and condominium projects are among those we represent. We are most often engaged to assist with activities such as:
Our firm is one of the an extremely well-reputed name in U.A.E when it comes to criminal cases. Representation includes, but is not restricted to charges pertaining to fraud, drugs and narcotics possession, drug trafficking, human trafficking , terrorism, sex crimes, violent crimes and all forms of white collar crimes including money laundering and types of financial crimes.
We have a team of highly qualified and experienced criminal lawyers and accredited Police Station representatives on standby 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide expert advice and assistance to our clients at the Police Station, since, everybody has the right to free and independent legal advice at the Police Station and The initial stages following an arrest can be the most critical part in the criminal process because What you say or agree to at this point may dictate future events. Our professional team is equipped to assist you right through this initial step following assistance in all the future proceeding.
We are committed and strong advocates for employees in all fields of work and strive to resolve all matters in the most effective and efficient way possible. We have extensive experience engaging in negotiations and mediations in order to resolve a variety of workplace disputes, and we are also well-equipped to pursue litigation before administrative tribunals and the courts in order to achieve the best possible results for our clients. We have expertise representing employees in all matters related to the workplace.
We regularly advise employees who have been terminated from their employment, either due to restructuring or alleged misconduct.
We are experienced in the review and improvement of termination packages for our clients based on our skill in negotiations with employers. We are also prepared to passionately litigate wrongful dismissal claims before the courts in order to pursue fair compensation for employees upon termination.
International Law and Conflict of Laws
Law tends to be organised on a national basis. However, some crime, such as money laundering, is perpetrated across national borders. Indeed, the international element of the crime contributes to its success. Moreover, human trafficking, marriage related issues, human right abuses, sharia backed laws etc, creates intricate problems for businesses and individuals to deal with in UAE. Introduction of DIFC which allows businesses or persons to practice their operations under Common Law has opened up the need to have a law firm at one’s disposal which could deal with matters both under Sharia law and Common law. Usually conflicts arise in UAE by virtue of 2 different jurisdictions functioning in this part of the world. UAE has just recently signed the charter of Human Rights and major compliance issues with sharia law has arisen, in the wake of such discrepancies a firm that specialises in both the international laws- such as international water treaties- and conflict of law is a bonus to have at one’s disposal.
In times when the international bodies are having to co-operate with one another in order to control financial crimes, Human right abuses, Child custody matters, Divorce and its financial/legal ramifications, tarrifs and trading laws of respective countries, deportation, assylms, criminal exchange treaties between countries etc, which involves cross national and multiple jurisdictions. Hence we at Ibrahim khouri specialise at dealing with such dichotomies in different jurisdictions. Our team of lawyers gives us an edge over others as we enjoy qualified and experienced lawyers from different jurisdictions working in tandem to provide a complete solution to our clients.
One of the very few Law firms in the middle east to operate a staunch sports Law practice. We provide a comprehensive range of legal services in the industry of sports law, throughout the Middle East region.
Our strength lies in the fact that we understand the sports industry from both a legal and a commercial perspective. This allows us to give the best possible advice to our clients who include governing bodies, sports rights owners, sponsors, athletes, event management companies, teams individual sports personalities and player associations.
Energy & heavy industry
Work expertise in this area pertains to report on state specific energy and natural gas sector, negotiated and tendered conventional and non-conventional power project agreements, including thermal naphtha, hydro, solar, wind. Project related land acquisitions, regulatory and environmental approvals, guarantees, tariff issues, negotiation, review and drafting of project and financing contracts
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Ibrahim Ali Karam Khouri ChairmanLanguages: Arabic, English Information:
He is an exceptional individual, an idealist with passion and energy for always discovering something new. He has strong insight into the legal world with bachelor’s, masters , and multiple courses in different disciples of law on both national and international levels. He is not afraid of taking risks which makes him one of the finest lawyers in the region. Being a lawyer, advocate and Chairman of the firm he is always stirring up new ideas. He has already proven his metal, by showing his great advocacy skills in some of the most high profile cases.
Tarek Mohamy Fahmy Al Rashidy DirectorLanguages: Arabic, English Information:
Graduated from university of Alexandria, has more than two decades of experience in all sorts of civil and criminal cases.
Abdel Monem Elyamany Senior Legal ConsultantLanguages: Arabic, English Information:
Graduated from university of Cairo in 2004. Heads the term of legal consultants.
Farina Jawad DirectorLanguages: English Information:
She graduated with a bachelors in law from the prestigious University of London, with honours and later completed her LLM in Transnational Law, and continued to obtain a PGD in legal practice (LPC) from London. She has worked with two of the top Law firms in the United Kingdom. Her main area of expertise includes contract, corporate and commercial laws with special interests in public and private international laws and immigration matters. She has served as a volunteer different NGOs and INGOs as a human rights activist.
Raya Al-Ameri AdvocateLanguages: Arabic, English Information:
She has done her bachelors of law from UAE and posseses great advocacy skills.
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