Hadef & Partners provides a full range of services which may be required to effect a successful restructuring or turnaround. This often involves advising on duties and liabilities of directors and officers, and continues through standstill and support arrangements, creditor mediation, debt rescheduling, security workouts and priorities, disposals and consolidation, and conversion of debt to equity or quasi-equity by use of available instruments and structures. We also advise on protective composition from creditors and bankruptcy and insolvency legal issues.
Our team has acted with governmental and leading institutions on transactions of national importance, and in complex and challenging situations. We exercise our commercial judgement to ensure legal and regulatory requirements are complied with, whilst controlling credit risk, preserving value in stressed assets, and managing exposure to insolvency.
We aim to meet challenges effectively and with a focus on the optimum realistic outcome. Our work involves close collaboration with accountants, investment banks, management consultants, valuation experts and other service providers to ensure assignments are executed efficiently. We also advise on protective composition from creditors, together with legal considerations in bankruptcy and insolvency.
Drawing on our experience in complex transactions, we help manage the credit risks faced by our clients, preserve value in their distressed assets and assist manage their exposure to insolvency administration.
Commercially aware, we address legal requirements whilst ensuring client considerations are dealt with effectively, efficiently and for an optimum outcome. In formulating solutions, we aim for early and proactive diagnosis of legal considerations which may impact solvency.
Our team consists of experienced corporate
lawyers in addition to litigators
who have full rights of audience in all UAE courts and tribunals. Our services include:
- administrations, receiverships and liquidations
- protective compositions
- work outs
- moratoria and debt restructuring
- debt trading
- security review and enforcement
- dispute resolution.
Hadef & Partners “is addressing the demand for greater specialisation”
Chambers Global, 2009
“The knowledge, experience and skills to manage complex corporate, commercial and financial transactions”
Legal 500, 2008