A&O Shearman is one of the leading international firms in the United Arab Emirates, with lawyers in the key hubs of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

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We act as trusted advisors to leading domestic and international corporates, investors, and financial institutions, and have long-standing relationships with government agencies and regulatory bodies across the UAE and the wider Middle East.

We leverage our international strength and sophisticated knowledge of the region’s legal systems to deliver top-tier advice in M&A, project development, finance and capital markets (including Islamic finance), funds, real estate, litigation, and arbitration.

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Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates


+971 (0)2 418 0400


5th Floor, Al Mamoura Building B Muroor Road P.O. Box 7907

Modern Architecture at Dubai International Airport


United Arab Emirates


+971 04 4267100


11th Floor, Burj Daman Building Al Mustaqbal Street, Dubai International Financial Centre PO Box 506678

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