• Clients say "They are pragmatic, can-do lawyers."

    Chambers Global 2015

  • Clients say "they are definitely major players - one of the first names to spring to mind in the UAE."

    Chambers Global 2015

  • A full-service IP registration and enforcement practice, particularly busy with trade mark registration and anti-counterfeiting campaigns. Assists clients in the hotel, media and consumer goods industries with the protection of their local franchising and distribution interests.

    Chambers Global 2015

  • A well-rounded offering with an emphasis on the hospitality sector, encompassing acquisition, development, licensing and operational matters. A noteworthy real estate dispute resolution practice staffed by English and Arabic-speaking lawyers.

    Chambers Global 2015

  • Michael Lunjevich heads the property team from the Dubai office and is applauded by sources for his approachable and solution-oriented manner. He draws on his significant experience of commercial and franchising matters to effectively serve clients in the hospitality industry.

    Chambers Global 2015

  • Recommended for “his local knowledge, commercial and strategic thinking.” (Michael Lunjevich)

    LEGAL 500 2014

  • Hadef & Partners’ ‘very skilled team’ provides ‘professional service at reasonable fees, and has a good understanding of commercial issues’.

    Legal 500 2013

  • Hadef & Partners' IP offering forms part of the firm's respected corporate practice. It advises on IP issues arising from outsourcing, franchising and transactional matters, and is often a first port of call for international brands seeking local commercial advice on establishing in the Middle East.

    Chambers Global 2013

  • Shortlisted as Regional Law Firm of the Year 2016

    Shortlisted as Regional Law Firm of the Year 2016

    By : The Oath Middle East Legal Awards

  • Most Responsive Domestic Firm in the UAE 2016

    Most Responsive Domestic Firm in the UAE 2016

    By : Asian-MENA Counsel – In-House Community Survey 2016

  • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2016

    Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2016

    By : Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards

  • GAR100 Selected Firm 2016

    GAR100 Selected Firm 2016

    By : Global Arbitration Review - GAR

  • Shortlisted as Regional Law Firm of the Year 2015

    Shortlisted as Regional Law Firm of the Year 2015

    By : The Oath Middle East Legal Awards

  • Most Responsive Domestic Firm in the UAE 2015

    By : Asian MENA Counsel In-house Survey

  • Highly Commended for Middle East Law firm of the Year 2015

    By : Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards

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