News 25 Sep. 2020
Partners Borzu Sabahi and Timi Balogun to Teach Investment Arbitration Masterclass in Fall 2020
News 18 Aug. 2020
Curtis Welcomes New Corporate Partner Paul Bugingo in Dubai
News 26 Feb. 2020
Curtis Secures Comprehensive Victory for the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Committee of Roads
News 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
Client Alert 19 Oct. 2020
International Insight: The 2020 Updates to the LCIA Arbitration Rules
News 08 Oct. 2020
Curtis gains recognition in the Legal 500 UK 2021 for Private Funds and Public International Law
News 02 Oct. 2020
Partner Antonio Prida participates in committee proposing changes to General Law of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Mexico
Event 02 Sep. 2020
Partner Gabriela Alvarez Avila to speak in webinar on Specialized Topics of International Arbitration
Event 24 Sep. 2020
Marco Blanco, Co-Head of the Tax Group, teaches international taxation virtual course for the Paris Sorbonne University in Dubai LLM program
Event 08 Oct. 2020
Partner Charles Howland speaks at Center for Strategic Policy Innovation’s Clean Growth Incubator Rollout
Event 30 Sep. 2020
Partner Simon Batifort Speaks at the 10th Prague Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference
Client Alert 04 Oct. 2020
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (New York Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: October 4, 2020)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: October 4, 2020)
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After several years of active involvement in the Dubai market, Curtis opened its Dubai law office in 2008. The office is licensed in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), where it is now located.
The Dubai office, along with our other Middle East office in Muscat, is active in advising the firm's clients on a wide variety of matters in the United Arab Emirates and the region, including real estate development, tourism and hospitality projects, energy and infrastructure projects, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and private equity transactions, general corporate and commercial matters, and matters involving sovereign wealth and private equity funds. Curtis also advises on dispute resolution matters, and won the first judgment handed down by the DIFC courts in 2007.
The Dubai office has developed particular capabilities in matters involving the DIFC and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). We have assisted the firm's clients in numerous activities involving the DIFC and its laws and institutions, including capital markets and securities offerings, company law issues, real estate and property development projects, and dispute resolution matters in both the DIFC's arbitration centre and court system.
The Dubai office also is involved in a wide variety of projects and matters for the firm's public and private sector clients in other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, as well as in the wider Middle East and Central Asia regions. The lawyers in Dubai typically work in cooperation with lawyers from the firm's offices in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Central Asia to ensure complete legal coverage in multi jurisdictional transactions. Such matters recently have involved private equity funds and projects in the energy sector.
The Dubai office is a branch of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, a New York limited liability partnership.
Commercial Disputes - Litigation
Mergers and Acquisitions
"combination of legal and commercial understanding in various industries."
Chambers Global 2020 UAE Corporate Commercial
Curtis is highlighted for its 'pro-business, no-nonsense, result-oriented approach'.
Legal 500 EMEA 2020
‘Professional, straightforward and engaging'
"Clients are impressed by the firm's 'pragmatism and results-driven approach.'"
Chambers Global 2019, UAE Corporate Commercial