Expertise

“Professional, well informed, presentable and knowledgeable of local industry regulations and best practices.” - Chambers Global

Private Client

Contact Person(s)

James Bowden
Special Counsel

Representative Matters

Advised and drafted the will of a high net-worth individual involving his Dubai and Singapore estate. The service involved multi-jurisdictional advice in relation to the execution of the will involving the USA, Singapore and Ireland. The will was also used to create multiple trusts for the beneficiaries in order to safeguard the estate from misuse.

Advised and drafted multiple wills of a leading business family in the region with assistance on restructuring of the business holding structure upon death of the testators. The wills involved multi-jurisdictional assets based in India, USA and the UAE including charities and trusts.

Advising an Abu Dhabi based US couple on matters relating to guardianship laws; distribution of assets; executorship and registration of individual and Mirror Wills in the DIFC.

Coordination and consultation with the Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi Judicial Department and Ras Al Khaimah Courts and other relevant governmental and municipal authorities to identify and assess issues relating to making wills for non-Muslims.