Transport & Logistics

Services Rendered

Corporate Commercial Banking & Finance Disputes & Debt
  • Company Registration
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Joint Stock/Partnership
  • Limited Liability
  • Free Zones
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Structuring & Restructuring
  • Joint Ventures
  • corporate governance and liquidation
  • Domestic and International Sale of Goods
  • Shipping Contracts
  • Transportation Contracts
  • Distribution Contracts
  • Operation Agreements
  • Aircrafts and Ships Leasing Agreement
  • Finance
  • Letter of Credits (LC)
  • Leasing
  • Mortgage
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution – ADR (Negotiations, Mediation and Settlements)
  • Debt Recovery & Restructuring


We provide legal advice to transport and logistics clients such as companies in aircraft services, aircraft engineering, airfreight and airport services, shipping, aviation, airport handling services in every aspect of law. Examples of work completed:

  • Formed, registered and liquidated companies
  • Part of committees advised and gave opinion on aviation matters to the Sharjah Civil Aviation Authority and the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority
  • Advised on large and complex joint ventures and shareholders’ agreement between high profile international and UAE companies.
  • Structured and advised on aircraft leasing agreements, domestic and international sale of goods contracts, distribution contracts and agreements, agency agreements, aircraft and transportation equipments mortgage agreements and charter and operation agreements.
  • Advised on and represented clients in settlements of large and complex disputes arising from leasing of aircrafts
  • Represented logistic companies in civil, commercial and criminal disputes before Dubai and other UAE

Clients served in this sector include:

  • Air Arabia PJSC
  • Alpha Flight Services LLC
  • Sharjah International Airport (SIA)
  • Sharjah Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA)
  • Heavylift International FZC
  • Brothersgas Bottling and Distribution Co. LLC
  • Alpha Aviation Academy UAE LLC
  • HAECO Sharjah Aircraft Engineering Co. LLC
  • Tehnoer FZC
  • Tahmid Air


Our transportation and logistics specialized lawyers are commercial oriented and trained to remain strongly focused on our clients interests at all times.

  • Abdulla Ibrahim Deaifis, Founding Owner, lawyer in the UAE for 10 years and licensed to appear before all UAE courts at all levels, represented and successfully argued and won numerous commercial and aviation cases for the Sharjah International Airport. Abdulla advised on the setting up of government owned corporate entities in the business of logistics and airport handling services such as Sharjah Aviation Services (SAS).
  • Salah Kakoum, a member of the Sudanese Bar Association and member of the legal committee of the African Airline Association (AFRA). Salah is an aviation specialist lawyer, IATA certified with more than 20 years experience, including 10 years in the UAE. He advises Sharjah International Airport and Sharjah Civil Aviation Authority on every aviation matter. Salah had been a member of the UAE Task Force Committee constituted and delegated the UAE Civil Aviation Authority to review and make recommendations on the UAE aviation laws and its compliance with the international standards and rules and regulations on aviation safety and security. Salah has advised on complex logistic concession agreements and BOT as well as aircraft leasing and operation agreements.
  • Tariq F. Rasheed, Managing Associate, advised on setting up and registration of Alpha Flight Services LLC, Alpha Aviation Academy UAE LLC and HAECO Sharjah Aircraft Engineering Co. LLC which included the advice on the compliance with the requirements and regulations under IATA and the UAE aviation law. Tariq also advised and represented Tahmid Air in cross-borders, multiparty dispute of USD multimillion, arose from the operation by Tahmid Air of an aircraft owned by Aviation Capital Group, when Tariq successfully reached an amicable fair settlement in which BNP Paribas was appointed as an escrow agent.
  • Abdulhameed Beltagi, Senior Legal Researcher, Courts Affairs, member of the Egyptian Bar Association, closely followed up and enforced judgments for the Sharjah Airport Authority including interim measures and attachment of aircrafts.

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