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Ahmad Sergieh

Ahmad Sergieh

Partner, Head of Corporate

Dubai

+971 4 429 2999

a.sergieh@hadefpartners.com

Ahmad is a partner and heads our Corporate practice in Dubai. He specialises in the following areas of practice: corporate structuring and reorganisations such as domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and family wealth succession planning and structuring.

Ahmad acts as counsel to local and international public and private corporations in connection with their mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, reorganisations and spinoffs. He also played a key role in structuring major family succession and reorganisations for a number of local and expat families in the UAE and GCC. Ranked as a Notable Practitioner in the Chambers & Partners 2020 High Net Worth Rankings for Private Wealth Law. 

Prior to moving to Dubai, Ahmad practised in the areas of corporate, commercial law and tax for a leading Canadian law firm and the largest institutional investor in Canada.

Fluent in English, Arabic and French, Ahmad completed his LLB at the University of Sherbrooke, and a Graduate Degree in Taxation and Commercial Law from the University of Montreal in Canada.

  • Ahmad Sergieh is particularly active in structuring joint ventures. One client commented, “Ahmad Sergieh is with no doubt one of the strongest and most knowledgeable lawyers in the UAE. He is always available picking up the phone at anytime, responding to emails within the same day or maximum the day after, providing creative solutions, good supervision over his team.”

    Legal 500, 2021

  • Ranked as a Notable Practitioner in the High Net Worth Rankings for Private Wealth Law.

    Chambers Global, 2020

  • ‘Ahmad Sergieh is efficient, proactive and understands the business needs.‘

    Legal 500, 2020

  • “Makes creative structures that work with clients’ objectives”

    Legal 500, 2018

  • “On acting for B&S International, Ahmad thoroughly understood our objectives and proposed effective corporate structuring options for us to consider, as well as continuing to effectively implement the agreed option. Ahmad is always responsive to our requests and efficient in his dealings. He is commercially minded and has provided both legal and practical solutions to issues that our company has faced. We would look forward to continuing working with Ahmad on our corporate affairs.”

    Gert van Laar (CFO), B&S International B.V. and Niels Groen (Financial Controller), B&S World Supply