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Representative Matters

Acting as lead UAE counsel for SIACI Saint Honoré in its acquisition of Driesassur Insurance Brokers. In addition to the acquisition, our advise included discussions and clearance from the UAE Insurance Authority.

Advising a global insurance company (a world leader in healthcare solutions for internationally mobile individuals) on the statutory merger of two of its insurance brokerages in the Emirate of Dubai.

Advising an international credit insurance company (one of the largest credit insurance company worldwide) in connection with claims of approximately USD 300 million against Dubai World.  Our advice related to the Special Tribunal established in the DIFC to handle claims against Dubai World and its subsidiaries.

Acting as outside counsel to a number of insurance companies and insurance brokerages.

Advising an Indian insurance company on its operations in the UAE, including a number of contentious matters involving claims for medical treatment costs.

Advising UAE based manufacturer/trader in respect of its ECA credit insurance.

Advising a foreign lender in respect of its facilities subject to ECA arrangements.

Advising in relation to ECA supported credit facilities to an Egyptian company with UAE exposure.

Advising a UAE contractor in relation to ECGD requirements and UK facilities for Emaar projects.

Providing UAE law opinions and assisting with regard to security arrangements in respect of SACE facilities.

Navigated a insurance claim regarding a crane accident towards a large insurance company in the region.

Advised on a personal injury claim against some of the largest insurance companies in the region.

Advised on insurance terms contained in a charter party.

Successfully advised on a cargo related claim dispute with a Dutch insurance company.

Advised on a insurance claim against a stranded show.

Advised on a insurance claim for a capsized vessel.

Advise relating to the UAE law regarding potential fraud incidents in respect of several insurance policies.