Spanning the advanced manufacturing, engineering, aerospace, chemicals and rapidly developing additive manufacturing sectors our multidisciplinary team of legal experts works with everyone from start-ups and multi-nationals through to developers, funders and investors.
We have a proven track record for providing decisive, clear solutions and for innovation and sustainability. Whether managing the design and manufacturing cycle, leading on a merger or acquisition, importing or exporting goods, raw materials and components, exploiting intellectual property assets, resolving disputes, tackling fraud, navigating EU, competition law and state aids, managing your workforce, providing real estate advice or advising on funding for expansion, we work hard to reduce risk and help you make smarter decisions.
Our understanding of commercial needs, objectives and working environments is recognised internationally. Operating both within the UK and cross jurisdictionally our clients include Aga Rangemaster plc, Volkswagen, Jaguar Land Rover, BASF, Bentley Motors, Bombardier Transportation GmbH and Doosan Power Systems.
After much speculation, late 2018 saw the adoption of laws opening a relaxation of foreign investment thresholds in UAE companies. While the international free zones in the UAE have long played a meaningful part in attracting foreign investment, where foreign investment thresholds do not apply, it is the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree No. (19) of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (the “FDI Law”) which is the game changer for further FDI into certain sectors of the UAE’s economy
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By James Fox, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution Middle East, DWF (Middle East) LLP, Dubai, UAE.
DWF's Shiraz Sethi speaks with Tom Urquhart, the host of Dubai Eye's The Agenda show.
DWF’s Umera Ali and Leanie van de Merwe talks about the key elements of restructuring under UAE laws: protecting creditors' and investors' rights.
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Blockchain has been hailed as the most disruptive technology in the transport sector since the introduction of the standard shipping container in the 1960s. Today, we cannot imagine shipping without containers. We believe that in the years ahead, the world will look back to the advent of blockchain technology in the same way.
Our Industrials team's understanding of commercial needs, objectives and working environments is recognised internationally.