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INTRODUCTION COMPANY PROFILE & CAPABILITY STATEMENT Established in 2000, Nasser Malalla Advo- cates & Legal

INTRODUCTION

COMPANY PROFILE & CAPABILITY STATEMENT

Established in 2000, Nasser Malalla Advo- cates & Legal Consultants is a full service UAE law firm with over 30 lawyers and support staff operating out of its head- quarters in Dubai.

We understand that the primary task of

a lawyer is to provide excellent legal

services based on his qualifications, comprehension and experience. Each lawyer undertakes every task carefully and enthusiastically which service is based on the maxim that it is of para- mount importance to protect the rights and safeguard the interests of our client.

the rights and safeguard the interests of our client. We are confident and equipped with a

We are confident and equipped with a complete knowledge of national and international common laws, regulations and usages applicable to our home jurisdiction and beyond. Within the UAE we regularly confer and keep ourselves updated with government ministries and departments of any new changes, additions, amendments that are made

to

any area of the UAE laws.

In

addition, we have an excellent team of paralegals who are assigned to file and follow up cases in courts regularly

and keep clients updated with the current status of their matters and to provide them with the regular weekly and monthly details of their cases. Our team is at all times primed and ready for action enabling it to respond immedi- ately whenever a client needs our advice and legal representation.

and ready for action enabling it to respond immedi- ately whenever a client needs our advice

PRACTICE

AREAS

PRACTICE AREAS REAL ESTATE Our real estate practice includes advising and drafting of: * Legislative and

REAL ESTATE

Our real estate practice includes advising and drafting of:

* Legislative and regulatory issues

* Financing and securities

* Real estate funds and REITS

* Strata and Mixed Use Schemes

* Land acquisition and development, including Joint Ventures

* Property dispute resolution, including Court Litigation

* Long- and short-term lease - residential, commercial and retail

* General landlord and tenant advice, including litigation and dispute.

COMMERCIAL

* Consultation & Litigation

* Legal Notices

* Drafting Various Kind of Commercial Agreements & Contracts

* Commercial advice and agreements

* Employment law and employee benefits

of Commercial Agreements & Contracts * Commercial advice and agreements * Employment law and employee benefits

CRIMINAL

* Crimes of fraud

* Breach of trust

* Cyber crimes

* Murder intention

* Money laundering

* Crimes of medical negligence

* The crime of drugs

* Commercial fraud cases

DABT RECOVERY

* Amicable Resolution & Settlements

* Judicial Proceedings

BANKING & FINANCE

* Murabha Contracts

* Credit Cards

* Islamic Loans

* Salam Contracts

* Istisna'a Contracts

* Mortgage Cases

* Loan Contracts

* Credit Cards * Islamic Loans * Salam Contracts * Istisna'a Contracts * Mortgage Cases *

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT MAT TERS

* Employer Services

* Employee Services

* Termination of the Contract

* Employee Compensation Disputes

RENTAL CLAIMS

* Evacuation claims

* Renewal claims

* Cases for maintenance claims either on behalf of the owner or the lessee.

* Rental claims and compensation

* Sublease

* Non-payment and return of rental cheques

FAMILY MAT TERS

* Divorce

* Alimony

* Child Custody

* Settlement & Reconciliation

* Inheritance and all related to Muslims and non-Muslim affairs

INSURANCE MAT TERS

* Review insurance policies

* Insurance Litigations

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Our Partners have an in-depth knowledge of banking and finance in the Middle East, more specifically in the United Arab Emirates and the Dubai International Financial Centre, having practiced in this field and region for a significant number of years. The firm has sound government and regulator connections, which combined with years of experience in financial markets, enables us to provide our clients with practical and cost effective solutions in all their matters.

LITIGATION

Resolving disputes is a vital component of corporate risk management and strategy. The speed and force of commercial globalization and the unprecedented expansion and growth of the Middle East market is resulting in increasing numbers of crossborder disputes in addition to complex domestic disputes, which require high quality, strate- gic and coordinated advice and expertise.

Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants has the breadth and depth of resources and partnerships with law firms throughout the world to be able to handle quickly and effectively the most straightforward of cases to the most complex both domestically and internationally. Many of the senior individuals within our team are recognised as leading practitioners in their field. Whatever challenges our clients face and wherever they occur, we can assist.

Our clients rely on our local and global perspective, and in-depth knowledge and understanding of local and regional laws. We regularly confer with UAE government ministries and departments during the introduction of new legislation and amend- ment of internal regulations, relying on well-established contacts in all government departments. We also regularly advise and act for the government bodies of the various emirates. Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants’ litigation group has the resources and expertise necessary to represent clients in most types of litigation, including those involving agencies, construction, companies, finance, infrastructure, intellectual property, international trade, transport and general services. Our lawyers are experi- enced civil and common law advocates who able to conduct proceedings in both English and Arabic.

CIVIL LAW Civil law is considered as the most important major, since it is considered

CIVIL LAW

Civil law is considered as the most important major, since it is considered as complementary to other laws. Therefore, a law rm and its advocates who represent the clients shall have a great experience in this important eld, and this is the most prominent criteria that we have in Nasser Malalla Advocates and Legal Consultants law rm, led by advocate/ Nasser Malalla who has worked for more than 18 years in di erent types of civil claims. Our rm has acquired distinctive judgments in di erent types of laws, which has become settled legal bases that are referred to as bases and grounds in the law.

DRAFTING CONTRACTS

Nasser Malalla Advocates and Legal Consultants, we have paid great attention to this field, starting from listening carefully to the client to understand his point of view and to know about his fears and the smallest details in order to draft contracts accurately and lawfully in order to prevent the occurrence of any problems, guarantee the rights of the contracting parties and to arrange and clarify their duties and obligations without confusion or ambiguity. Our firm pays great attention to using the legal terms and phrases correctly and accurately either legally or grammati- cally in order to avoid manipulation or misuse of the contract by anyone contrary to what is intended.

In addition, we pay great attention to the extent to which the terms and conditions of the agreement and contract are in conformity with applicable laws and that they are not being breached, and the extent to which these terms and conditions can be implemented on the ground. Therefore, we have appointed a team of legal advisors who are well versed in all types of laws and fluent in Arabic and English.

ARBITRATION

Arbitration is known as the most ancient, effective and fastest tool in resolving various complex issues between different parties. The concept of Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution outside the court process.

Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants has an extensive amount of experience advising and representing clients in the Dubai International Arbitration Centre, Dubai financial center and Islamic arbitration center arbitration matters such as real estate, contract, commercial disputes etc

We are also familiar with the rules of other arbitration bodies such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA),

LAW OF BANKRUPTCY

The Bankruptcy law as per decree no.9/2016 aims Avoiding bankruptcy and liquidation of the debtor’s properties, seizing them, or selling them in the public auction to enable the debtor to arrange his financial matters, restructur- ing his company, organizing his affairs and commerce that in turn shall help him in paying his debts within deter- mined period and continue his commerce so that this process shall not cause prejudice to any of the equation parties whether the debtor or the creditor, and the trader shall not have to escape or hide from the debtors.

This purpose is what we sought to at Nasser Malalla Advocates and Legal Consultants, as we try our best to keep rights of all parties especially our clients through conducting direct negotiations with the creditors, holding serious and purposeful meetings to join parties points of view, provide serious and effective solutions that keep rights of each party, then document such conditions and sign them, or resort to competent courts to apply the suitable law according to status of the client whether creditor, or debtor, whether plaintiff or defendant. Our office previously represents several clients in bankruptcy cases and scheme of composition.

TRADE MARK REGISTRATION

Nasser Malalla Advocates and Legal Consultants is a licensed law firm which is registered at the Ministry of Economy in the United Arab Emirates. It registers trademarks as it reserves the rights of its clients through registering their trademarks and trade names in order to protect them from abuse or misuse unlawfully or inappropriately in a way that may harm the trademark or its owners.

In addition, we attest and reserve copy rights, intellectual property and the author’s rights pursuant to federal law no. 37 for the year 2002. We take all the legal procedures to prevent infringement of the trade name or the trademark owned by our clients in order to protect their rights and efforts which they have transmitted through the years to make their trade names and trademarks popular, reliable and trustworthy.

which they have transmitted through the years to make their trade names and trademarks popular, reliable
EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE WITH INTERNATIONALLY QUALIFIED & UAE EXPERIENCED LAWYERS We aim to provide excellent services

EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE WITH INTERNATIONALLY QUALIFIED & UAE EXPERIENCED LAWYERS

We aim to provide excellent services in practice areas that are speci c to the needs of our clients. Our internationally quali ed and UAE experienced professional and administrative sta are fully committed to providing our clients with accurate, cost- e ective and result-orientated advice. Our aim is “to protect the rights and safeguard the interests of our clients at all times”. Our law rm is a progressive, multicultural rm, committed to recruiting talented lawyers from the Middle East region as well as internationally. Providing services to international best practice while remaining a local law rm cemented in local custom and practice is our foremost intention.

OUR PROFESSIONAL FEES

 

MR. NASSER

MR. SAMER ABDO (AED)

MR. JAVID RAFIQ (AED)

LEGAL

OUR PARTNERS

MALALLA (AED)

CONSULTANTS

Legal consultation fees /per hour All kind of matters

2000

1800

1800

1600

OUR TOP CLIENTS

CONSULTANTS Legal consultation fees /per hour All kind of matters 2000 1800 1800 1600 OUR TOP
NASSER MALALLA Owner / Founder Advocate/ Nasser Malalla is an Local advocate holding a bachelor

NASSER MALALLA Owner / Founder

Advocate/ Nasser Malalla is an Local advocate holding a bachelor degree of law and police sciences from Dubai Police Academy 1999, since then he is practicing the legal profession in the UAE at all types of courts with all degrees. During these years, he has acquired a great experience in all types of laws and lawsuits (commercial, civil, labor, penal, shari’aa, bank cases, compensation cases, insurance cases, tra c accidents and injuries, real estate and rental claims, cases related to maritime and aviation laws, cases of international disputes and arbitration cases). Advocate/ Nasser Malalla has worked for eight years in Dubai Police, which has enabled him to make a great base of clients and relations in the UAE. He is enjoying a good fame in his career which has enabled him to gain the trust and respect of his clients as well as people working in the legal eld. He puts all these accumulated experience and trust over the years at the disposal of its clients and serves their cases, interests and business. Through this work, he has established many legal principles through numerous appeals that he has led at the Court of Cassation in Dubai.

that he has led at the Court of Cassation in Dubai. HAYAM AL ZAROUNI Senior Partner

HAYAM AL ZAROUNI Senior Partner

Advocate/ Hayam Al Zar’ouni is an Local lawyer who has acquired a certi cate of law from Sharjah University with a “Very Good” grade in 2007. She has worked as a judicial trainee at the Ministry of Justice for one year, and since then she has practiced the legal profession from 2009 till date. Advocate/ Hayam Al Zar’ouni is entitled to appear before UAE courts, investigation centers, Public Prosecutions and police stations. She has acquired numerous experiences in all elds of law through her daily presence at the said authorities, exposure to cases and lawsuits, writing memos and pleading before all types of courts.

presence at the said authorities, exposure to cases and lawsuits, writing memos and pleading before all
SAMER Partner Samer is a Jordanian National and has solid experience in the area of

SAMER

Partner

Samer is a Jordanian National and has solid experience in the area of Litigation, Banking & Finance. Immediately prior to his role at Nasser Malalla, Samer was a Partner at a leading UAE law rm and has held the position of a senior legal counsel at Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC (the world's rst fully- edged Islamic bank) where he managed, led and monitored the implementation of all the legal projects in the bank. Prior to joining Dubai Islamic Bank, Samer held the position of a Manager of the Legal Department at Dubai Bank PJSC, where he played a vital role in managing and protecting the bank's interest and legal risks pertaining to third party legal transactions

and relationships. Samer's dynamic practical experience with Dubai Islamic Bank and Dubai Bank encompasses the structuring of many Islamic products including Sukuk where he worked alongside many di erent and eminent Shariah scholars. Samer brings a breadth of diverse legal experience including working in private practice in a local law rm in the UAE, in a prominent government organisation and leading telecommunication company in Jordan where he provided advice and legal opinions on civil, commercial, labour, corporate, property and litigation matters and handled several large legal transactions. Recent work includes:

• advising a well-known GCC company on a major cross border litigation matter; and

• advising a well-known GCC company on various merger and acquisition matters & bank facilities restructuring.

and acquisition matters & bank facilities restructuring. JAVID Partner Javid is a British national and was

JAVID

Partner

Javid is a British national and was admitted as a member of the Law Society of England & Wales in 1996*. On quali cation, Javid worked in the Banking & Finance departments of CMS Cameron McKenna, a leading international rm which was then followed by Morgan Cole, a leading UK rm. Javid has extensive experience in the area of Banking & Finance having acted for banks, local government public bodies, nance companies, corporate borrowers and a range of other commercial and corporate clients. Javid has also acted for insolvency o ce holders in recovery matters. His experience includes advising lenders and borrowers on bi-lateral transactions, security documents and structures, acquisitions, management buy-outs and general secured lending. Javid has advised on sales of business assets by receivers and liquidators together with advising administrators on placing of companies into administration. Javid has been living and working in the UAE for nearly 7 years. Immediately prior to his role at Nasser Malalla, Javid worked in leading UAE law rms, during which time he concentrated on nancial services and nancial regulation where he advised both local and international institutions on all aspects of regulated nancial activity and nancial business. Javid's practice also includes advising UAE and DIFC based fund operators in relation to both public and private funds. Recent work includes:

Successfully advising various DFSA regulated entities in connection with various supervision and enforcement notices dealing with, inter alia, lifting of suspen- sion of financial services activities and representing an entity with requests for compulsory interviews during enforcement investigations before the DFSA; Successfully advising a DFSA regulated entity throughout its insolvency and withdrawal from the DIFC; Successfully advising and assisting the property division of a well known UAE Bank on arbitration proceedings in defending a signi cant claim at the Dubai International Arbitration Centre; and Advising and assisting a well-known GCC company in an ICC Arbirtration. * Non-practicing status in England & Wales since 2008.