Antitrust & Competition As the region has experienced an upsurge in merger and acquisition activity and consolidations, the regulatory landscape around antitrust and competition has also precipitously evolved, and Hourani & Partners has been at the forefront of these developments. Our attorneys provide sophisticated, solution-oriented advice to clients in a wide variety of industries on…

BANKING & FINANCE With the region’s financial markets becoming increasingly sophisticated and regulated, clients require legal experts who are able to navigate the complexities of this constantly evolving sector through local presence and experienced insight.  By being at the forefront of market developments and having proven know-how in structuring complex financial transactions, Hourani & Partners…

Capital Markets Hourani & Partners is committed to meeting the diverse needs of clients dealing in capital markets. With competition escalating and regulation increasing, today’s business environment makes raising capital a significant challenge. Our Capital Markets practice covers all aspects of the capital formation process. We advise clients in all varieties of public and private…

COMMERCIAL Advising on commercial transactions and agreements is a core practice of the firm. Our team regularly advises public and private sector clients on a broad spectrum of commercial arrangements, including negotiating and drafting general contracts, cross-border agreements, supply and distribution agreements, franchise agreements, agency and licensing agreements across a multitude of industry sectors including…

CORPORATE With the region focused on attracting foreign direct investment and facilitating a greater ease of doing business, charting the corporate legal landscape requires a law firm that understands the needs of local corporates, as well as the requirements of international investors seeking to penetrate the market. Our attorneys provide clients with the legal experience…

DISPUTE RESOLUTION Dispute resolution is one of the cornerstones of our practice. Our attorneys are regularly called upon to handle high value disputes involving complex facts and novel questions of law.   Having first litigated before the Dubai courts in 1978, Hourani & Partners has represented clients across the region in a wide variety of contentious…

Employment A comprehensive understanding of the region’s business landscape, labor laws and regulations, and evolving government policies, are key underpinnings of Hourani & Partners’ employment law practice. Serving multinationals, government entities, regional companies, and senior executives, our team covers a full range of employment services including transactional work, investigations, restructuring and employment litigation. While continuously…

Entertainment & Media As the Entertainment & Media industry continues to flourish in the region, Hourani & Partners is one of the few firms in the Middle East with substantive localized expertise to address both local and international clients’ needs. Our experience and advice span the full spectrum of media and entertainment, including TV, film,…

International Trade Today’s rapidly changing global economy often presents businesses with complex cross-border challenges, many of which stem from a lack of familiarity with national and international trade regulations, as well as their practical application on a day-to-day basis. At Hourani & Partners we analyze and apply the technical concepts as embedded in the law,…

Mergers & Acquisitions Business disruption, technological advances, and changing regulation has led to consolidation and a vast increase in merger and acquisition (M&A) activity across the Middle East. Hourani & Partners has been at the forefront of this boom, handling some of the region’s most important M&A transactions. Our attorneys have the experience and insight…

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