Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Opened in 2009, Dubai is Weil's first office in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Our strategy in the MENA region is one of steady, purposeful growth, listening carefully to our clients at all times and discreetly developing our presence based on their requirements. We invest in lasting relationships and demonstrate long-term commitment. We provide world-class lawyers and exceptional legal services, focusing on those practice areas where we can stand out from the crowd.

Recognised in Asian-Counsel Magazine's "Firms of the Year" 2010 in the Corporate/M&A category

Named the Middle East Team of the Year by The Lawyer Awards 2010

Winner of The Brief Magazine's Middle Eastern Deal of the Year Award 2009

Recommended Practice in Corporate/M&A in the UAE by The Legal 500 2009: Europe, Middle East & Africa

Ranked 4th for M&A in the Middle East by Thompson Reuters' Emerging Markets M&A League Tables Third Quarter 2009

Awarded Asia Deal of the Year 2007 by Asian-Counsel Magazine 2007 for the acquisition of GE Plastics by Saudi Basic Industries

Our Practice

Our practice is based around international and regional M&A/Private Equity, Restructuring. Corporate Governance, Capital Markets and Privatisations.

Our local lawyers are supported by Weil's other offices, and most notably by a dedicated practice group working out of London and New York.

These global resources combined with our network of selected first-class local law firms enable us to source and provide the full range of legal services, tailor-made to suit the specific needs of a particular transaction.

The Dubai office works closely with cross-disciplinary teams across the firm on a wide range of industry specialisms, including telecommunications, healthcare, financial services, public utilities, infrastructure and transportation.

Achievements, Community Service and Pro Bono

Pro bono is at the heart of our practice across every office of the firm. We have recently worked in conjunction with our London office to provide pro bono legal services to "Wamda", a web platform created by Abraaj Capital to facilitate entrepreneurship across the MENASA region and we continue to support Wamda as a dedicated launch partner.

Dubai International Financial Centre, Level 7, Al-Fattan Currency House, PO Box 506781
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 384 1700
Fax: +971 4 384 1701
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