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In May 2019 Kelmer Middle East signed a joint venture with Abdul Rahman Al Sharhan Advocates and Legal Consultants to form Kelmer Abdul Rahman Al Sharhan Advocates & Legal Consultants. In an effort to provide our clients with an all-round service, the firm now offers clients legal services that are compliant with the UAE law.

A dedicated team is prepared to assist you with every legal concern from corporate, real estate, criminal, maritime or other law related matters. They also provide a fast and accurate service and work together with your team to resolve any legal disputes.

Clients benefit from our vast knowledge in business setup and new integrated legal practice to ensure a coordinated and cost-effective management of their business interactions, from identifying appropriate legal structures, corporate good standing regulations and commercial contract negotiation.


Corporate Law

The UAE has several regulations in place with regard to conducting businesses. Our team of lawyers are experts in corporate and commercial areas of business, including:

  1. Domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A),
  2. Joint ventures,
  3. Corporate restructuring,
  4. Corporate governance and compliance
  5. Banking & Finance and Venture Capital
  6. General Corporate Advisory.

Kelmer Abdul Rahman Al Sharhan Advocates and Legal Consultants also advise clients on entry strategies into the UAE market, structuring their investments, financing their business, and legal and regulatory issues that influence their day-to-day business.

Civil and Criminal law

UAE criminal law contains many provisions derived from Islamic Shariah law and our lawyers are equipped with the knowledge and understanding of these specific laws. Civil law is defined as a legal system that pertains to the people, assets and private relations amongst the members of a community. Our lawyers provide the utmost care in ensuring all clients are advised in a fair and lawful manner.

Real Estate

Being in an always-growing real estate market, the United Arab Emirates, our lawyers always have a complete knowledge of the local and federal laws, regulations and practices relating to real estate and construction matters. With experience in real estate and property litigation, having advised contractors, investors, developers, owners, buyers/sellers, real estate and construction companies on disputes ranging from sale and acquisition to joint venture disputes, also including:

  1. Landlord and tenant disputes
  2. Lease renewals
  3. Tenancy disputes
  4. Construction and development contract disputes
  5. Rent reviews for commercial, retail and residential property
  6. Disputes between investors, developers and contractors
Family & Personal Status

Our lawyers have many years of experience with resolving family issues. If you are seeking or evaluating your options for personal or family matters, out team can offer services and resolve any conflicts by way of negotiation, mediation, collaborative practice and litigation.


Our lawyers tackle maritime situations, which arise due to a breach of contractual obligations. With a vast knowledge of maritime law, they are able to draft sale and purchase agreements for maritime vessels and other commercial agreements relating to maritime law. They can also assist with matters of arrest and seizure of vessels, maritime pollution, and maritime insurance.

Banking and Finance

With expertise in corporate law, our lawyers are definitely able to extend our services when it comes to banking and finance. They provide experts who monitor the progress of projects and oversee contracts. To make sure laws are followed by the sub developers or contractors, proper legal documentations and required steps are taken care of throughout the development the projects, for both businesses and individuals who wish to explore opportunities to invest and seek a professional legal perspective.

Labour Law & Employment Disputes

Labour law UAE is a federal legislation in all emirates of UAE, it covers all aspects of employee-employer relationship, domestic or expatriates. Our lawyers focus on providing labour protection, it is important to us that employers are aware of what the laws regarding employment and how to comply with them wholly.

Kelmer Abdul Rahman Al Sharhan Advocates and Legal Consultants

48 Burj Gate Tower, 1st Floor, Office 101
Burj Khalifa Area, Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
P.O. Box 555567
+971 (0)4 388 9966
+ 971 (0)4 388 9977
Office 102, Building 173,
Oad Al Toba Street, Downtown Al Ain,
United Arab Emirates.
P.O. Box 23090
+971 (0)3 751 6010
+ 971 (0)3 751 6020