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Advised major high-end designer brands on their distribution agreements under UAE law.

Advised a major electronics company on their distribution agreements for phones with UAE telecommunications service providers.

Advised an international distributor. The matter involved targets in both the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Part of the transaction involved key licensing and distribution agreements that had to be agreed upon between the sellers and the target.

Advised a world-renowned retailer in the restructuring of their UAE operations.

Advised a leading French jewelry designer on its corporate joint venture; a wholly-owned subsidiary of a major property developer.

Advised a high-end designer on newly entering the e-commerce world in the Middle East.

Advised a global leading beauty brand on restructuring the UAE nominee interest as part of the sale to a private equity group.

Advised a celebrity hairstylist on UAE restructuring as part of the sale of a minority interest of one of its brands.

Acted as UAE counsel to a luxury fashion e-tailer, on its USD300 million joint venture with a large investment group.

Advised a world-famous online retailer, following its acquisition of, on regulatory restrictions and compliance with cultural nuances in the Middle East.

Advised a well-known shoe company on their retail license and branch agreements and assisted them in obtaining promotion permits as well as assisting them with their licensing matters.

Advised prominent retailers on their lease agreements in several of the UAE’s major malls.

Advised retailers in several sectors on their online terms of sale, process, privacy policies, and advice on one-off issues as and when they arise, on a regular and ongoing basis.

Advised a Pakistani fashion and lifestyle brand, on partnership agreements and on structuring their presence in a number of jurisdictions including the UAE, UK, Bahrain, and Qatar.

Represented the seller in a USD 100+ million divestment of a majority stake in a wholesale and retail pharmaceutical distribution business in West Africa.

Advised a prominent local retail group on its data privacy and security obligations in its transition of data and systems to a cloud-based solution with a provider outside of the UAE.