Covington’s Dubai office helps business entities, government agencies, and private investors in the Middle East and those based outside of the region navigate a wide array of business opportunities and respond to complex legal challenges throughout the Gulf.

The office—with lawyers who have more than 30 years of experience in the region—provides a broad range of infrastructure development counsel and project acquisition, finance, and development advice in the oil and gas, power generation, water, mining, and other industrial and agricultural infrastructure sectors. Our team of regulatory advisors provides critical insights to clients addressing modernization and economic diversification initiatives undertaken by governments in the region, advising both government ministries and private sector clients on regulatory infrastructure matters and the development of advanced regulatory systems. And our local commercial team provides critical transaction and counseling support in local agency and distribution, licensing, M&A, and incorporation matters in the Emirates and beyond.

Our Dubai lawyers work seamlessly with Covington’s global dispute resolution, government affairs and public policy, anti-corruption, export controls, corporate, international tax, and energy regulation practices across the firm.

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