Finance & Investments

Legal investment & Finance legal Services

Corporate

Commercial

Disputes & Debt

     
     
  • Company Registration
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Joint Stock/Partnership
  • Limited Liability
  • Free Zones
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Structuring & Restructuring
  • Joint Ventures
  • Contracts
  • Sales & Purchase Agreements
  • Musataha
  • Ijara
  • Murabaha
  • Mudaraba
  • Mortgage
  • Lease
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution – ADR (Negotiations, Mediation and Settlements)
  • Debt Recovery & Restructuring
     

CLIENTS

We advised clients from the private sector and government owned corporate bodies. Our advice included large international investment firms and banks operating inside and outside the UAE, UAE Islamic banks, financial services institutions on numerous investment and finance matters, including, credit facilities, Islamic finance, securities and commodities trade finance, motor finance, lease finance, Murabaha, Ijara and Ististaa. Examples of work completed:

  • Formed, registered, restructured and advised financial investment arms of government entities and investment companies such as Emirates Financial Holding LLC, Al Nakheel Investments LLC, Enshaa PJSC, Arzaq Holding PJSC, Al Thani Group Companies LLC, Al Thani Holding LLC, Faya Investments LLC, Al Khaleejiah Real Estate Investments LL and Al Tariq Investments.
  • Drafted and structured Property Sales & Purchase and Leasing Agreements, mortgage agreements and other sharia compliance finance documents and agreements (Istisna’a, Mudaraba, Ijara and Musataha).
  • Advised on project and property acquisition finance loans from HSBC, United Arab Bank, Doha Bank and Commercial Bank of Qatar. Our advice included commercial (conventional) finance, hedging and Islamic finance.
  • Advised rules and procedures for financial services institutions on securities and commodities trading and online trading.
  • We represented clients and successfully argued and won cases of USD multi-million in this sector before UAE courts as well as arbitration.

Our clients in this sector include:

  • Sharjah Islamic Bank
  • Sharjah Airport International Free Zone Authority (SAIF Zone)
  • Al Nakheel Investments
  • Al Saqr Insurance
  • Awqaf General Trust Sharjah
  • Al Thani companies Group
  • Al Thani Holding
  • Emirates Investment Group LLC (EIG)
  • Enshaa PJSC
  • Faya Investment LLC
  • Sharjah Investment Center (SIC)
  • Sharjah Islamic Financial Services
  • Government of Sharjah – Finance Department
  • Al Mamzar Investment
  • Al Tariq Investment
  • Bin Kamil Investment Group

LAWYERS

The lawyers and legal consultants at Deaifis have an accumulated and extensive experience and high knowledge of the legal frame of Teleco, IT and Energy, their experience includes:

  • Abdulla Ibrahim Deaifis, Founding Owner, lawyer in the UAE for 10 years and licensed to appear before all UAE courts at all levels. He represented Sharjah Islamic Financial Services in large and complex disputes before the UAE courts and won USD multi-million judgments. Abdulla represented and successfully argued a USD 25 million dispute for Awqaf General Trust.
  • Tariq F. Rasheed, Managing Associate, advised Sharjah Financial Services on rules and procedures on securities and commodities trading and online trading under the UAE laws and the rules and regulations of the Securities and Commodities Authority, that included advising and giving legal opinion to Securities and Commodities Authority on the unified form for opening securities and commodities trading and online trading account and procedures. In addition, Tariq advised Arzaq PJSC on the acquisition of the majority shares in Seaspray, the UAE boat builder giant.
  • Fatme Ibrahim, Senior Legal Consultant, a member of the Beirut Bar Association with more than 5 years experience in the UAE at our firm. Fatme represented and won for our clients, Sharjah Financial Services, a dispute arisen from securities and commodities trading.
  • Dima Abuasabeh, Senior Legal Consultant, member of the American Bar Association (ABA). Her experience as a lawyer for more than ten years in the USA included advising on loan and credit card matters. Her experience in financial lending and practice led her to achieve successful results in challenging creditors unwilling to settle out of court and reduced her clients’ debts to single digit percentage.

Insurance

Services Rendered

CLIENTS

We serve real estate developers and real estate brokerage houses, contractors, consultants, building material manufacturers and vendors throughout the United Arab Emirates in every aspect of law. Examples of work completed:

  • Represented Al Saqr National Insurance Co. before courts in claims of premiums and claims filed by insured individuals and corporate, in addition to our representation.
  • We represented and advised insurance companies on negotiations, structured amicable settlements of large claims that involved sometimes USD millions, where we achieved fruitful results, successful outcomes and fair settlements.

Our clients in this sector include:

  • Al Saqr Insurance

LAWYERS

Our insurance specialist lawyers with their profound experience achieved significant tasks such as:

  • Abdulla Ibrahim Deaifis, Founding Owner, lawyer in the UAE for 10 years and licensed to appear before all UAE courts at all levels. Recently in 2011, Abdulla had 2011 successfully argued and won an order in favour of Al Saqr National Insurance Company from the Dubai courts to stop the enforcement of award of USD 2 million.
  • Tariq F. Rasheed, Managing Associate, mediated in structured and achieved an amicable advised on settlement of marine insurance premium of nearly USD one million.
  • Fatme Ibrahim, Senior Legal Consultant, a member of the Beirut Bar Association with more than 5 years experience in the UAE at our firm. Fatme represents Al Saqr National Insurance Company in recovery of insurance premiums and denial of unlawful insurance claim with an average load of 50 cases.
  • Dima Abuasabeh, Senior Legal Consultant, member of the American Bar Association (ABA). Her experience as a lawyer for more than ten years in the USA included suing insurance companies for wrongful denial of insurance claims, argued numerous oral motions in state and federal courts when she had an average of 150 open cases.
  • Mugahid Elfadil, Legal Consultant, a member of the Sudanese Bar Association and lawyer in the UAE for more than 10 years with an extensive experience. Mugahid represents Al Saqr National Insurance Company in recovery of insurance premiums and denial of unlawful insurance claim with an average load of 80 cases.
  • Hani Emam, Legal Researcher, a member of the Egyptian Bar Association with an experience of more than 5 years, succeeded in enforcing judgments and recovering a total amount of more than AED 10 Million in 2011.
 

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