15 Sep 2014


Authored by: Hadef & Partners Press Office


Leading UAE law firm Hadef & Partners has received 9 awards, more than any other UAE law firm, having won UAE Firm of the Year 2014 in 8 practice areas as well as Most Responsive Domestic Firm in the UAE 2014 in The Asian-MENA In-house Community’s 8th Annual Survey of In-House Counsel.
Sadiq Jafar, Managing Partner in Dubai commented:
“We are delighted to receive this generous recognition from the Asian-MENA In-house Counsel. Independent feedback from clients and peers is hugely valued by Hadef & Partners and for every department to have won the 2014 award for some aspect of their practice is a resounding affirmation of our delivery to clients.
We extend thanks to our clients for their continued support, and credit must of course go to our lawyers for their hard work in ensuring our clients consistently receive high levels of service and successful outcomes in their matters.”
Hadef & Partners was voted UAE Firm of the Year 2014 for:

  • Alternative Investment Funds (including Private Equity);
  • Compliance & Regulatory;
  • Corporate and M&A;
  • Employment;
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution;
  • Maritime & Shipping;
  • Real Estate and Construction; and
  • Restructuring and Insolvency.

Hadef & Partners was the only firm in the UAE to receive an award for Real Estate & Construction and was the only domestic firm to achieve awards in five categories.
The Asian-MENA In-house Community is the largest of its kind, with over 21,000 senior company directors and in-house lawyers across the Asia-Pacific and Middle Eastern regions. Their survey is conducted annually and In-house Counsel are invited to nominate law firms and to comment on the quality and value of the services they have received from firms in different jurisdictions, across a wide range of industry sectors.
Please see the following link for more details and the official survey report: http://www.inhousecommunity.com/article.php?id=5II99RQ-LK0SE77-UBBCI11-QCM8CQQ