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Help in the UAE

Where to turn if you need local advice and guidance, including legal, in Abu Dhabi or Dubai and the Northern Emirates

Click here for Dubai and the Northern Emirates Click here for Abu Dhabi (including Al Ain)

This document contains: Lists of Lawyers Lists of Notarial Service Providers Lists of Translators List of Counsellors Lists of Charitable Organisations

These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

Dubai and the Northern Emirates

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Contact Numbers

Company Address

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Law Practice

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Other Emirates

Trowers & Hamlins

Mrs Jennifer Bibbings

Tel: +971 4 351 9201

Burjuman Business Tower Trade Centre Road

0800 1830 Sunday Thursday

Honorary Legal Advisers to Her Majestys Consul General Corporate Law, including company formation, restructuring and M&A Commercial Law, including distribution, franchising, employment, education, leisure, etc Construction Law Projects and Project Finance Litigation and Arbitration

No probono service

Abu Dhabi Sharjah Ajman UAQ RAK Fujairah

Feedbac k received

jbibbings@tro wers.com

Mr Nick White

Fax: +971 4 351 9205

20 Floor Dubai P O Box 23092

th

www.trowers.c om

Out of Hours

Contacts will receive mobile numbers

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Al Matrooshi & Al Tenaiji Advocates and Legal Consultants

Mr Abdul Aziz Al Matrooshi Chairman

Tel: + 971 4 393 0039

Al Harthy Building, 4th Floor, Flat No. 401 Al Mina Road, Bur Dubai Dubai UAE

0900-1800 SundayThursday

Fax: + 971 4 393 0049

www.advocate suae.com

Matrimonial Employment Law Family Law Criminal Civil Rent Committee Commercial

Yes Not more than 20 minutes phone call

Abu Dhabi Sharjah Ajman R.A.K. Yes No Feedbac k received

Out of Hours +971 50 656 4964

Beside Stalco Shipping Tower

POBox 34143 Dubai 1004/1005 Al Reem Tower, Al Maktoum Road, Deira 09:00 18:00 SundayThursday All kinds of litigation Corporate Commercial Civil Criminal Family Labour Property Succession Inheritance Via email only. One email outlining issue Limited litigation undertake n Civil/Com mercial Cases in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi

Al Midfa Associates

Ms.Tina Thapar

Tel: +971 4 227 2701

No

midfaadv@eim. ae www.almidfala wyers.com

Fax: +971 4 227 7422 Out of Hours 050-4543 646 P O Box 32367 Dubai

Feedbac k received

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Addleshaw Goddard (Middle East) LLP

Andrew Greaves Head of Dubai Office

Tel: +971 4 3506 401

Level15-Tower 2 Al Fattan Currency House Dubai International Financial Centre

0900-1830 Sunday to Thursday

Fax: +9714 3544 944

www.aglaw.co m Out of Hours +971 50 4515 461


Everys Legal Consultancy Mr Charles Cuthbert Tel: + 971 4 311 6546

Engineering Yes Projects and 2 Hours Construction Arbitration and Per week Litigation Property Disputes Energy Project Disputes

Abu Dhabi

No Feedbac k Received

P O Box 506555 Dubai UAE


PO Box 73310

Offices 508 and 513, The Fairmont Sheikh Zayed Road

0830-1700 SundayThursday

info@everys.ae

Mr Simon Isgar

Fax: + 971 4 332 8810 Dubai

www.everys.ae Mr Bill Gambrill Out of Hours Tel: +971 50 877 8184

Corporate, Commercial and Employment law Property UK matrimonial law UK Wills, Trusts & Tax International insurance and health care regulation Litigation/dispute resolution/mediat ion

Initial call

ALL Abu Dhabi R.A.K Sharjah Fujeirah Ajman U.A.Q Yes Feedback received

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Gateley UK LLP JTL Branch www.gateleyae.c om

Mr Amrik Sangha Partner Ms Caroline Millman Associate Louise Mccloskeye

Tel: + 971 4 4549 586 Fax: + 971 4 4549 587 Out of Hours +971 50 8758855 Tel: + 971 50 481 2240

Unit 2001 Gold Crest, Executive Tower Cluster C, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai PO BOX 213241

0830 1730 Sunday Thursday

Corporate Construction Property Litigation Employment Commercial

No

Abu Dhabi Y Head Office in UK No Feedback received

Hassan Al Suwaidi Advocates & Legal Consultancy.

Mr Ahmed Nofal Senior Legal Consultant

Office No.105, MM Tower (Deira Suites Building), Al Maktoom Street, Dubai

0800-2000 SundayThursday

+971 557674030

www.alsuwadiadv ocates.com

PO Box 40206, Dubai.

advocatenofal@g mail.com

Full litigation support Employment Law Family law Criminal Corporate finance & commercial law Arbitration Property & real estate law Fraud Aviation law Contracts Trade investment Law
Oil & Gas Banking law Intellectual Property Law Civil Law

1 Phone Call @ 15 minutes

No

Feedback received

Yes

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International Advocate & Legal Services

Ms Diana Hamade Founder/La wyer & Legal Consultant Mr James Berry

Tel: +971 4 2844733

Umm Ramool, Airport Road, Near Khansaheb and Habtoor,Dubai POBox 10223 Dubai #304-B, 3rd Floor API World Tower Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai

0900 -1700 Sunday Thursday

diana@ials.ae www.ials.ae James Berry & Associates

Fax: +971 4 2844663

Labour Law Criminal Law Family Law Corporate Law Civil Law Commercial

No probono service

All UAE Emirates

Yes

Feedback received

Tel: +9714 3317552

0800-1700 SundayThursday

Managing www.jamesberr Partner ylaw.com

Fax: +971 4 3317553

berry@jamesb erylaw.ae

PO Box 52294 Dubai

Corporate and Commercial Company Incorporation Intellectual Property Construction Energy,Oil Gas E-Commerce & IT Banking Dispute Resolution Private Client Property/Real Estate Wills, Trust & Tax Family & Matrimonial Employment

Yes No Dubai Abu Dhabi Sharjah UAQ RAK Fujairah Al Ain

No Feedback received

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Naji Beidoun Advocates & Legal Consultants

Mr Michel Chaloub

Tel: + 971 4 222 5151

Sheikh Rashid Bldg Flat 213

0800 1700 Sunday Thursday

Mr Hussam Barjas nbalawoi@emir ates.net.ae

Fax: + 971 4 221 1101

Al Maktoum Street Deira Dubai P O Box 4609 Dubai

Matrimonial Employment Law Family Law Criminal Commercial General Maritime Corporate Banking Fraud

Yes 1 Phone call @ 15 minutes

NO

No Feedback received

NO

Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants

Mr Nasser Malalla Ghanem, Senior Partner

Tel: + 9714 2999 771

803, ACICO Business Park, Port Saeed, Sheikh Rashid Road

0800-1830 SaturdayThursday Corporate & Commercial Litigation Arbitration Real Estate Employment Law Family Law Criminal Civil

Yes 1 Phone Call @ 15 minutes Abu Dhabi Sharjah UAQ RAK Fujairah Ajman YES Feedback received

Fax: + 9714 2999 771

www.nmlaw.co m Out of Hours: + 971 50 6450805

P O Box 410241 Dubai

nasser@nmlaw yers.ae

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Norton Rose Fulbright (Middle East) LLP

Patrick Bourke, Partner and Head of Dubai Office

Tel: + 971 4 369 6300

Block B Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai P O Box 9989

0900-1800 Sunday Thursday

Fax: + 971 4 369 6350

Banking Corporate finance Dispute resolution Real State Islamic Finance

Yes 1 Phone call @ 15 minutes Abu Dhabi Sharjah UAQ RAK

YES

No feedback received

www.nortonros efulbright.com

Fujairah Ajman

Trench & Associates ct@trenchlaw.c om www.trenchlaw. com

Ms Cynthia Trench, Principal

Tel : + 971 4 355 3146

2/F Union National Bank Bldg., Khalid Bin Waleed Street, Dubai,

0800-1900 Sunday Thursday

Fax : + 971 4 355 3106 POBox 21832 Dubai

Corporate Commercial (Agencies / Management / JVs / Hotels) Property Transactions and disputes Litigation Employment Construction Dispute Estate Planning & Wills

30 minutes for Employm ent advice to employe es and Wills/Est ate Planning

Abu Dhabi Sharjah UAQ RAK Fujairah Al Ain

Yes

Feedback received

These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

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TWS Legal Consultants www.willsuae.co m www.twslegal.a e

Ms. Nita Maru Solicitor/Dir ector

Tel: +971 4 448 4284

HDS Tower Cluster F, 30th floor Office Suite 3001, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai

0900-1800 Sunday Thursday

Fax: +971 4 448 4285

Offshore Trusts Wills/Probate Company Formation Asset Protection Family Law/Divorce Real Estate Commercial Contacts Second Citizenship

Yes 1X Phone Call @ 15 minutes

No

If you have any concerns about the lawyers that you are dealing with, you can write to the Legal Affairs Department at the Rulers Court (not Dubai Courts). Tel: 04- 5075 388. Email: legaldepartment@legal.dubai.gov.ae

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Notarial and Documentary Service Providers in Dubai & Northern Emirates Lawyer Firm Name Oaths Witness Signature Certified copies of documents Have you provided these services for use in the UK or other country that is part of the Hague Yes Additional Information Registered with a professional or regulatory body Signature on file with any authority

Charles Cuthbert, Everys Legal Consultancy. Tel: 04 311 6546 Email: charles.cuthbert@everys.ae Cynthia Trench, Trench and Associates. Tel: 04 355 3146 Email: ct@trenchlaw.com

Yes

Yes

Yes

Signature held by FCO legalisation Office in the UK. Is a commissioner of oaths but NOT a notary public Will discount for existing customers or if there are more than 5 documents

Yes- the law society England and Wales Yes- the law society England and Wales (SRC) for all solicitors at the firm Ministry of Justices UAE, Dubai Courts and DIFC Courts

FCO

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

NO

Diana Hamade, International Advocate Legal Services. Tel: 04 284 4733 Email: diana@ials.ae

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

The services provided are normally for use in the UK and Commonwealth countries

Michel Chalhoub, Naji Beidoun Advocates & Legal Consultants. Tel: 04 222 5151 Email: nbalawoi@eim.ae

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Legal Affairs Department of Dubai

Ministry of Justices UAE, Dubai Courts and DIFC Courts NO

These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

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Notarial and Documentary Service Providers in Dubai & Northern Emirates Lawyer Firm Name Oaths Witness Signature Certified copies of documents Have you provided these services for use in the UK or other country that is part of the Hague Yes Additional Information Registered with a professional or regulatory body Signature on file with any authority

Alexandra Tribe or David Yes Hallam Peel, Al Rowaad Expatriate Law Division. Tel: 04 358 9494 Email: alexandra@expatriatelaw.com david@expatriatelaw.com Catherine James, Trowers & Hamlins LLP. Tel: 044 3519201 Email: CJames@trowers.com / dubai@trowers.com Yes

Yes

Yes

Reductions in the fees may be offered for multiple pages

Yes

Yes

Can also mark Exhibits

Registered by the Law Society but not regulated by it. Hold current valid practicing certificates Solicitors Regulation Authority

These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

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Dubai and the Northern Emirates


List of translators updated February 2013
EMAN TRANSLATION SERVICES P O BOX 27750 DUBAI Shaikha Maryam Building (above Golden Fork Restaurant) 1st Floor Flat 104 Al Nasr Square Deira, Dubai Tel: +971 4 2247066 Fax: +971 4 2247944 Mobile: 050-6987006 (Mr Abdel Halim) E-mail: ets@emirates.net.ae SECRETARIAL & BUSINESS SERVICES CO. ( Net-Com) P O BOX 3841 DUBAI Bani Yas street (Opposite Deira Tower) Deira, Dubai Tel: + 971 4 2227434 Fax: + 971 4 2226868 E-mail: nayef@netcom-me.com / abeer@netcom-me.com HOUSE OF TRANSLATION P O BOX 77921 DUBAI Basement Floor - Office No. 08 Bin Sougat Centre, Airport Road Rashidiya, Dubai Tel: +971 4 2363880 Fax: +971 4 2853444 E-mail: sales@houseoftranslation.ae AL KHABIR LEGAL TRANSLATION P O Box 23538 SHARJAH Ghuwair Centre, Behind Arab Bank, Rolla, Sharjah Tel: + 971 65618092 FLASH LEGAL TRANSLATION CENTRE P O Box 704 SHARJAH Al Ghuwair building, Behind Al Arouba St, Sharjah Tel: +971 65617435

These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

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List of translators updated February 2013
INTERNATIONAL RELIANCE CENTRE P O Box 1221 FUJAIRAH M-2, Mattar Tower, Ahmed Bin Abdullah St, Fujairah Tel: +971 92227054 TALAL ABU GHAZALEH AND COMPANY INTERNATIONAL P O BOX 1785 AJMAN Gulf General Investment building, Union St, Ajman Tel: +971 6-5563484 RAK BUSINESS CENTRE P O Box 17111 RAS AL KHAIMAH RAK Free Trade Zone Business Park Nakheel area, Ras Al Khaimah Tel: + 971 (0) 7 204 1188 Fax: + 971 (0) 7 204 1010 Email: info@rakbc.com

These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

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Dubai and the Northern Emirates


List of Counsellors updated February 2013
Mental Health British Medical Consulting Centre Villa 32 Jumeirah Beach Road Dr Abdul Akeel Wahab Tel: + 971 4 3442633 Human Relations Institute Knowledge Village Block 13 Area G Dr Raymond Hamden - Clinical and Forensic Psychologist Tel: + 971 4 3658498 Dubai Community Health Centre Jumeirah Beach Rd. Jumeirah Dr Amer Saadeddin Specialist Psychiatrist Tel: + 971 4 3953939 Counselling & Development Clinic Villa No. 415A Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 3 Near HSBC Bank/ CitiBank, Opp. Jumeira Park Dr McCarthy Tel: + 971 43946122 Belhoul European Hospital Dune Centre, Al Dhiyafah Street Satwa, Dubai Dr Bahar Celen Tel: + 971 4 3454000 Singhania Childrens Clinic Al Razi Bldg Dubai Healthcare City Dr Rajeshree Singhania Tel: + 971 4 4298498 LightHouse Arabia Villa 2, Jumeirah Road Umm Suqeim 2, Dubai Dr. Saliha Afridi Dr. Tara Wyne Tel: + 971 4 380 9298 Email: info@lighthousearabia.com Website: www.lighthousearabia.com

These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

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Dubai and the Northern Emirates


List of Counsellors updated February 2013

Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society Dubai SANDS offers support to those who have lost a baby whether through stillbirth, neonatal loss or termination for medical reasons. The group is run by bereaved parents, for bereaved parents. It is a branch of the UK-based Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society. Angela: Tel: + 971 4 348 2801 Anita: Tel: + 971 50 644 7903 Website: www.dubai-sands.org (affiliated to UK support group) Grief Counselling Raymee Grief Centre Villa 2, Jumeirah Road, Umm Suqeim 2, Dubai P O Box 334273 Tel: 04 380 9298 Contact: Carey Kirk Mobile: 055 5085538 Email: ckirk@lighthousearabia.com Website: www.lighthousearabia.com/raymeegrief.html Family & Relationship Counselling Counselling & Development Clinic Villa 415A Jumeirah Beach road Tel: + 971 4 3946122 Counselling Dubai Keith Nicholl Medical Centre Villa 610 Beach Road Jumeirah Tel: + 971 55 8936524 British Medical Consulting Centre Villa 32 Beach Road Jumeirah Tel: + 971 4 3442633 Dubai Community Health Centre Jumeirah Beach Road Jumeirah Tel: + 971 4 3953939

These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

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List of Counsellors updated February 2013

Debt Counselling Holborn Assets Pyramid Centre Umm Hurair Road Suite 102 Ross Mills Tel: + 971 4 33609880 Marriage Counselling Dubai Community Health Centre Beach Road Jumeirah Dr Kennon Rider or Sailaja Menon Tel: + 971 4 395 3939 Al Lulu Medical Centre P O Box 21619 SHARJAH 11 & 12, Omer Khayam Rest building, Arooba Street, Rolla, Sharjah Tel: + 971 6-5646252 Website: http://lulumedicalcenter.com Psychiatric Clinic P O Box 24978 SHARJAH Opposite Al Shabia Cafe, Corniche Al Buhaira, Sharjah Tel: + 971 6-5737789

These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

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List of Charitable Organisations updated February 2013
The British Community Assistance Fund (BCAF) P O Box: 51299, Dubai United Arab Emirates. Website: http://www.bcaf.ae/ContactUs.aspx The British Community Assistance Fund (BCAF) is purely voluntary organisation which exists to provide help to British Nationals who find themselves in distress in Dubai and Northern Emirates. BCAF provides help in form of legal, financial and medical assistance, repatriation, as well as counselling, both for those with marital difficulties and for the bereaved. Should you, or any other British citizen you know, be in urgent need of help please do not hesitate to contact them. Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) Helpline: +971 800-111 Tel: +971 4- 6060 300 Fax: +971 4- 2871 221 Website: www.dfwac.ae The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) is the first licensed non-profit shelter in the UAE for women and children victims of domestic violence, child abuse, and trafficking. It was established in 2007 to offer victims immediate protection and support services in accordance with international human rights obligations. The foundation provides a helpline, emergency shelter, and support services to women and children victims. DFWAC aims to protect physically, sexually, and emotionally abused and the escalation of violence, and promote social awareness through education and outreach. The Salvation Army (Middle East Region): Tel: +971 56 102 2523 The Salvation Army is in early days of development here in the UAE. A Christian Church with a strong desire to help those in need regardless of race or religion, the organisation is exploring ways in which it can work out this calling here. There are four Salvation Army officers in the region, two in Kuwait and two based in Sharjah/Dubai with responsibility for the UAE. Although the operation is currently very small The Salvation Army may be able to help with practical help. Referrals are preferred through the Embassy who might be able to better channel the requests but in the UAE the officers (Majors Mark and Tracy Bearcroft).

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Dubai and the Northern Emirates


List of Charitable Organisations updated February 2013
Helping Hands in UAE Telephone: +971 50 567 1434 (Elle and Roger) E-mail: info@HelpingHandsUae.com Website: www.HelpingHandsUae.com Helping Hands UAE is a secular charitable project which has evolved to help those in real need. It does not matter to us where the person is from, what his religion or beliefs are. If he/she is needy and they have it, theyll give it. Beit Al Khair Society UAE This is an organisation that aims to provide financial help to the poor and the homeless. Website: http://www.beitalkhair.org/ar/ Handicapped Guardian Association (HGA), UAE This is an organisation that provides services for children with special needs in UAE. Website: http://www.hga-uae.org.ae/ Dubai Autism Center, UAE The Dubai Autism Center is a non profit organization that aims to serve children with autism spectrum disorders in Dubai, UAE. Website: http://www.dubaiautismcenter.ae/ Hemaya, UAE Hemaya aims to promote and raise awareness against drugs in UAE and other Arab countries. Website: http://hemaya.ae/ Manzil Centre for Challenged Individuals, UAE This organisation provides educational and adaptive living skills programmes for students with special needs between the ages of 3 to 30 years since its inception in 2005. Website: http://www.manzil.ae/html/index.php Red Crescent for United Arab Emirates Tel: +971 2-641-9000 The UAERC is a national, humanitarian and voluntary authority that provides aid and assistance to the vulnerable without discrimination as in nationality, race, gender, and colour, religious, political or ideological beliefs. Website: http://www.rcuae.ae/Pages/Default.aspx Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre The Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre has provided therapies and special educational services to hundreds of children from many nationalities. Website: http://www.rashidc.ae
These lists are provided by the British Embassies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the convenience of the enquirers, but neither HMG nor any official of either Embassy take any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm/advocate on the list or for the consequence of any legal action initiated or advice given Page

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Dubai and the Northern Emirates


List of Charitable Organisations updated February 2013
The Emirates Airline Foundation The Emirates Airline Foundation aim is to improve the quality of life for children, regardless of geographical, political or religious boundaries and to help them maintain or improve their human dignity. Website: http://www.emiratesairlinefoundation.org Dubai Center for Special Needs The Dubai Center for Special Needs is an established, non-profitable institution that aims to provide the highest standards of service in specialized education and therapy, for children with various disabilities. Website: http://www.dcsneeds.ae Al Noor Training Centre This Centre serves children with special needs from different nationalities and can accommodate up to 300 children in the new facility. Website: http://www.alnooruae.org Dubai Community Health Centre Dubai Community Health Centre (DCHC) is a private, non-profit organization which aims to provide help in a positive, supportive and non-clinical setting. The centre provides multidisciplinary mental health and developmental care services for people of all ages with special needs. Website: http://www.dubaicommunityhealthcentre.org Make Poverty History This is a Non-Governmental Organisation in UAE that aims to raise awareness about poverty, aids and other problems in the Middle East. Website: http://www.makepovertyhistory.ae/ Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoom Foundation, UAE Dubai-based foundation launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoom, with the aim of empowering future generations to devise sustainable home-grown solutions to challenges faced by the Arab World. Website: http://www.mbrfoundation.ae/ Safe Kids Organization, UAE Social organisation that aims to prevent accidental childhood injury in UAE. Website: http://www.safekidsme.com/ Al-Maktoom Foundation, UAE A multicultural foundation that aims to promote and present an understanding of Islam and Muslims in all over the world. Website: http://www.almaktoumfoundation.com
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Dubai and the Northern Emirates


List of Charitable Organisations updated February 2013
Alcoholics Anonymous Tel: + 971 56 149 6292 (Dubai/Sharjah Hotline) Tel: + 971 50 151 8132 (Dubai Ladies Only Hotline) E-mail aainuae@hotmail.com Website: http://www.aauae.net/ Al-Anon Provide support to family, friends and anyone else who is affected by an alcoholic in their lives. alanondubai@gmail.com Brest Friends wwc@emirates.net.ae Breast Cancer Support Group American Hospital in Dubai Tel: + 971 4 3096553 Breast Awareness Hotline Belhoul European Hospital Tel: + 971 4-3454000, Mob: + 971 50-6324275 (Dr. Walid Achi)

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Abu Dhabi (including Al Ain)

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Abu Dhabi (including Al Ain)


List of lawyers updated August 2013 FIRM NAME & ADDRESS
Reed Smith LLP www.reedsmith.com 1902, Golden Falcon Tower, Hamdan Street Abu Dhabi, UAE

CONTACT DETAILS
Peter Michelmore Tel: 00 971 2 622 2636 Fax: 00 971 2 622 2625 Email: pmichelmore@reedsmith.com P.O. Box 46904, Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 09:00 18:00 Sun. to Thur. Mr Andrew Ward Tel: 00 971 2 6266180 Fax: 00 971 2 6266175 e-mail: abudhabi@snrdenton.com P. O. Box 47656, Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 08:30 - 18:00 Sun. to Thur. Mr Guy Danalis Tel: 00971 (0)2 4107600 Fax: 00971 (0)2 4107601 e-mail: gdanalis@trowers.com P.O.Box 45628,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 08:30 17.30 Sun. to Thur. Mr Niall OToole Tel: 00 971 2 6446633 Fax: 00 971 2 6442422 e-mail: niallotoole@clydeco.ae P.O.Box 54204, Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 08:00 - 18:00 Sun. to Thur.

DETAILS
* Honorary Legal Advisers to Her Majestys Ambassador Specialises in British, Local and International Corporate and Commercial Law

PRO BONO*

SNR Denton www.snrdenton.com Suite 1204, Al Gaith Tower, Hamdan Street. Abu Dhabi, UAE

Specialises in British, Local & International Commercial Law

Trowers & Hamlins LLP Abu Dhabi www.trowers.com Floor P1, Tower C1 Al Bateen Towers Bainuna Street Abu Dhabi, UAE Clyde & Co LLP www.clydeco.com 7th Floor, West Tower, Abu Dhabi Mall Abu Dhabi, UAE

Specialises in British, Local and Private International Business Law.

Only for commercial cases.

Clyde & Co is a full service international law firm, with local knowledge, operating across the UAE and GCC.

N/A

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Abu Dhabi (including Al Ain)


List of lawyers updated August 2013 FIRM NAME & ADDRESS
Al Otaiba Advocates & Legal Consultants www.alotaibalawfirm.com Al Otaiba Tower, 10th Floor, Hamdan Street. Abu Dhabi, UAE

CONTACT DETAILS
Adel Al Jammal Legal Consultant Tel: 00 971 2 6219882 Fax: 00 971 2 6219883 E-mail: ceo@alotaibalawfirm@gmail.com P.O.Box 31150,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 09:00 - 18:00 Sun. to Thur. Abdul Rahman Mukhair Advocate Fahmy O. Mukhayer Legal Consultant Tel: 00 971 2 6675766 Fax: 00 971 2 6675764 Mobile: 00971 50 4420192 E-mail: abdul.mukhayer@hlplawfirm.com P.O.Box 7533,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 09:00 - 18:30 Sun. to Thur.

DETAILS
Advocates & litigation Specialises in Civil, Commercial, Labour, Criminal, Personal Status (Family Law) Laws. Legal Counselling Arbitration, Corporate Commercial, Contracts, Debt recovery, Companies Registration, Insurance & Risk management, Dispute resolution, Real estate, Construction Employment. Advocates & litigation Specialises in Civil, Commercial, Labour, Criminal and Penal, Administrative, Maritime and Transport, Banking and Finance, Tax, Insurance.

PRO BONO*

Al Huqooq Law Firm Advocates & Legal Consultants Opposite Dana Plaza, Dubai Commercial bank Bldg. Al Khalidiya 12th Floor Office 1201 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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List of lawyers updated August 2013 FIRM NAME & ADDRESS
Habib Al Mulla & Co. www.habibalmulla.com Level 8, Al Sila Tower, Sowwah Square , Al Maryah Island

CONTACT DETAILS
Ms Carine Souaiby Tel: 00 971 2 6961200 Fax 026766477 ,P.O.Box 44980 Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 09:00 - 18:00 Sun. to Thur.

DETAILS
Legal Counselling Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution, Restructuring Corporate Commercial, Contracts, Debt recovery, Companies Registration, Insurance & Risk mngt, Dispute resolution, Real estate, Construction Employment, Competition, Regulation & Trade, Financial services & Funds, Maritime & Transport, IT, Ecommerce, Insurance, Intellectual property, Copyrights & Multimedia, Intl Offshore Incorporation, Intl Sales of Goods, Islamic Banking & Islamic Project Financing. Legal Consultants Local and International Law Advocates Civil, Commercial, Finance, Personal Status (Family) , Labour, Sharia & Criminal Laws Specialises in Local, Commercial and Criminal Law

PRO BONO*

Afridi & Angell www.afridi-angell.com Level 8, Suite 806, Al Gaith Tower, Hamdan Street Abu Dhabi, UAE

Samir Salloum Hamdan Street, Al Saman Tower (same building of Ministry of Economics), Fifth floor block D. Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mr Charles Laubach Tel: 00 971 2 6275134 Fax: 00 971 2 6272905 Email: abudhabi@afridiangell.com P. O. Box 3961,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 08:00 - 20:00 Sun. to Thur. Mr Samir Salloum Mr Ziad Salloum Tel: 00 971 2 6450729 Mob: 00 971 50 641 3804 Fax: 00 971 2 6450485 Email: saleco@emirates.net.ae P.O. Box 3470,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 08:30 - 17:30 Sun. to Thur.

Specialises in Local, Sharia, Commercial, Labour, personal status (family) & riminal Laws.

1800 AED per hour

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Abu Dhabi (including Al Ain)


List of lawyers updated August 2013 FIRM NAME & ADDRESS
Al Bawardi Advocates 12th Floor, Rashid Bin Aweidha Building (Al Jamal Showroom building) between Hamdan & Khalifa Street. Abu Dhabi, UAE

CONTACT DETAILS
Mr Ali Hassan Tel: 00 971 2 6263325 Fax: 00 971 2 6264840 Email: bawardi@emirates.net.ae bawardiabudhabi@yahoo.com P. O. Box 46891,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 08:30 - 13:30 18:00 22:00 Sat to Thur Mr Mohammed Akbik Tel: 00 971 2 6744535 Fax: 00 971 2 8130445 Email: m.bik@tamimi.com P.O. Box 44046,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 08:00 - 20:00 Sun. to Thur. Mr Ali Gosheh Tel: 00 971 2 6272323 Fax: 00 971 2 6272979 e-mail: ghosheh@eim.ae P.O. Box 767,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 09:00 17.00 Sun. to Thur. Mr Khalid Al Mehairi Tel: 00 971 2 6394446 Fax: 00 971 2 6394447 email: auh@emiratesadvocates.com P.O.Box 27128,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 08.30 13.30 and 17.00 to 21.00 Sun. to Thur

DETAILS
Specialise in Local, Civil, Criminal, Commercial, Maritime, Labour, International and Sharia Law.

PRO BONO*

Al Tamimi & Company www.tamimi.com Al Mariah Island Sowwah square, th Al Sila tower, 26 floor. Abu Dhabi, UAE

Advocates & Legal Consultation Local Civil, Criminal, Commercial, Maritime, Labour, International and Sharia Law.

Ali H Gosheh & Partners Suite 1002, Blue Tower, Khalifa Street. Abu Dhabi, UAE

Specialise in Commercial Law

Emirates Advocates & Legal Consultants www.emiratesadvocates.com Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Building, Suite 1503 Najda Street Abu Dhabi, UAE

Specialise in Local commercial Law, Litigation. Arbitration, Liquidation and Foreign Investment.

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Abu Dhabi (including Al Ain)


List of lawyers updated August 2013 FIRM NAME & ADDRESS
Hadef & Partners www.hadefpartners.com 12th Floor, Blue Tower Khalifa Street. Abu Dhabi, UAE

CONTACT DETAILS

DETAILS

PRO BONO*

Avocato, advocates and legal consultants www.ezz4law.com Airport road , Daman health insurance building , between HSBC bank, and Dubai Islamic bank , office number 1501. Abu Dhabi, UAE Kudsi Law Firm www.kudsilawfirm.ae Apartment 707, 7th Floor, Falcon Tower, Al Naser Street, Opposite Cultural Foundation. Abu Dhabi, UAE United International Advocates & Legal Consultants Flat 2 - M1 floor, Shoes Centre building Aud Al Touba Street, Al Ain UAE

Mr Roger Morris Tel: 00 971 2 Advocates and Legal Counsellors. 6276622 Fax: 00 971 2 6276556 Email: contact@hadefpartners.com r.morris@hadefpartners.com P.O.Box 3727,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 09:00 - 18:00 Sun. to Thur. Mr. Ezz Eldin Othman & Mr.Saeed Al Specialise in Family Law, Insurance reinsurance, Menhaly banking and finance, Commercial/Business Law, Tel: 00 971 2 6337677 - Fax: 00 971 2 Foreign Investments, Civil Law, Criminal Law, 6337688 e-mail: lnfo@ezz4law.com Collections Damages, Narcotics, Commercial P. O. Box 110600, Abu Dhabi Law, Aeronautical/Maritime, Foreign Claims, Opening hours: Estates Government relations, Labour Relations, 09:30 - 13:00 17:30 - 21:30 Auto/Accidents Sat. - Thursday ( Thursdays9.30 to 13.00) Mr Jalal Kudsi Tel: 00 971 2 6336500 Fax: Advocates & Legal Consultation Civil Law, Commercial, Maritime, Labour, 00 971 2 6336511 Email International, Corporate Law, Arbitration, info@kudsilawfirm.ae Litigation. P.O.Box 46010,Abu Dhabi Opening hours: 09:00 - 13:00 17:30 - 20:00 Sun. to Thur. Mr Abdullah Al Harmodi Advocates & Legal Consultation Specialise in Local, Civil, Criminal, Advocate & Legal Advisor Commercial, Labour, Personal Status and Tel: 00 971 3 7662211 / +971 2 2222515 Sharia Law. Mob: + 971 50 6184888 Fax: 00 971 3 7661177 / +971 2 2222516 E-mail: aharmodi@gmail.com P.O.Box 1859, Al Ain Opening hours: 08:30 - 13:30 17:00 21:00 Sat. to Thur.

1600 AED per hour For clients referred from the British embassy we offer the first 10 minutes free.

Initial legal consultation free of charge

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Abu Dhabi (including Al Ain)


List of lawyers updated August 2013 FIRM NAME & ADDRESS CONTACT DETAILS DETAILS PRO BONO*

Al- Asima legal Bureau Advocates & Legal Consultant Flats 13, 4th Floor, Daiso Shop Building, Khalifa Street Al Ain UAE

Salem Bin Bahyan Advocates & Legal Consultants www.binbahyan.ae Salam Road , building Mohamed Ahmad Faraj Al Muhaibi near Al Reem Bridge.P O Box 66551 Abu dhabi Al Ain opp Al Ain Mall, Emirates bank building, Office no:301, Al Ain

Dr Sulaiman Yousef Advocate & Legal Advisor Tel: 00 971 3 7662522 Fax: 00971 3 7641750 E-mail: dr.sulaimanlawyer.bureau1@gmail.com P.O. Box 1966, Al Ain Opening hours: 08:00 - 12:30 18:00 21:00 Sat. to Thur. ( Saturday 18.00 to 21.00) and Thursday 08.00 to 12.30) Tel: +971 2 4438696 Fax: 02-4438697 Mob - 0501364316 E-mail: info@binbahyan.ae g.binbahyan@gmail.com Opening Hours: Sun to Thurs: 9am - 1pm & 5pm - 9pm Sat: 5pm - 9pm Tel: +971 3-7664884 Fax: +971 3-7664885

Advocates & Legal Consultation Specialise in Local, Civil, Criminal, Labour, Commercial, Personal Status (Family) and Sharia Law.

Bin Bahyan is a full service national law firm, operating out of Al Ain, practicing in matters pertaining to both Civil & Criminal proceedings Criminal, Civil, Commercial & Corporate, Sharia, Labour, Foreign Investment and Family Law.

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Notarial and Documentary Service Providers in Abu Dhabi Lawyer Firm Name Oaths Witness Signature Certified Have you provided copies of these services for use documents in the UK or other country that is part of the Hague Yes Yes Additional Information Registered with a professional or regulatory body Signature on file with any authority

Samir Salloum Salloum & Partners. Tel: 02 645 0729 Email: saleco@emirates.net.ae Peter Michelmore Reed Smith LLP. Tel: 02 622 2636 Email: pmichelmore@reedsmith.com

Yes

Yes

Has a branch in Department of Dubai Economy

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Has a branch in Law Society of Dubai England & Wales / Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA)

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List of translators updated February 2013 Firm Abu Dhabi Legal Translator Centre Location M 1, Bldg. no. 482, Al Blouki Tower, Between Hamdan str. & Khalifa str. (Behind Al Noor Hospital) P.O.BOX - 6286 Hamad Suhail Building Ground floor Opposite Hamdan Centre Al Ain insurance building Ground floor Opposite Hamdan Centre P.O. Box 44037 Contact Details Tel: +971 2 6277939 Fax: +971 2 6277938 Email: adltc@emirates.net.ae www.adltc.com

Barakat Legal Translation

Tel: +971 2 6268126 Fax: +971 2 6268126

Gulf Office Services Bureau (GOSB)

Tel: +971 2 6271062 Fax: +971 2 6272385 gosblegaltranslation@gmail.com

Saeed Administration & Legal Translation

Delhma Centre Golden Tulip Building 9th floor Flat 94 Hamdan street P.O. Box 3944 Opposite Al Ain Insurance Building Next to United Bank Ground floor Opposite Hamdan Centre

Tel:

+971 2 6310616 +971 2 6225939 Fax: +971 2 6310618

WOSTB Legal Translation Ali Kasem Al Ameri

Tel: +971 2 6272065 Mob: +971 50 642 8915 Fax: +971 2 6267257 legal345@gmail.com alikasem@gmail.com

Elaph Translation

Office 1, 7th Floor, Bin Aweidha Bldg. Hamdan Street, Behind Al Noor Hospital P.O. Box: 91933

Tel: +971 2 6266828 Fax: +971 2 6266727 adh@elaphtranslation.com www.elaphtranslation.com

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Abu Dhabi (including Al Ain)


List of counsellors updated February 2013

Marriage, couple and family counselling American Center for Psychiatry & Neurology, Abu Dhabi Al Rawda Area, the Intersection of 11th & 26th st., after French embassy Tel: +(971-2)-697-9999 Fax: +(971-2)-666-8816 E-mail: info@americancenteruae.com Mental Health Behavioral Science Pavilion (BSP), Skeikh Khalifa Medical Centre P.O. Box 51900 Abu Dhabi Tel: +971 2 819 4050 (Adults) Tel: +971 2 819 4175 (Up to 17 years) Web: www.skmc.ae/en-us/medicalservices/Psychiatry/Pages/default.aspx American Center for Psychiatry & Neurology, Abu Dhabi Al Rawda Area, the Intersection of 11th & 26th St., after French embassy Tel: +(971-2)-697-9999 Fax: +(971-2)-666-8816 E-mail: info@americancenteruae.com Pastoral Support Rev Andrew Thompson St Andrews Church Telephone: 02 446 1631 E-mail: secretary@standrewauh.org Web: www.standrewauh.org Alcoholics Anonymous 24 hour contact numbers: Abu Dhabi: 050 414 3042. Al Ain: 050 178 1003 Web: www.aauae.net

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Abu Dhabi (including Al Ain)


List of Charitable Organisations updated February 2013

Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) Helpline: +971 800-111 Tel: +971 4- 6060 300 Fax: +971 4- 2871 221 Website: www.dfwac.ae The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) is the first licensed non-profit shelter in the UAE for women and children victims of domestic violence, child abuse, and trafficking. It was established in 2007 to offer victims immediate protection and support services in accordance with international human rights obligations. The foundation provides a helpline, emergency shelter, and support services to women and children victims. DFWAC aims to protect physically, sexually, and emotionally abused and the escalation of violence, and promote social awareness through education and outreach. The Salvation Army (Middle East Region): Tel: +971 56 102 2523 The Salvation Army is in early days of development here in the UAE. A Christian Church with a strong desire to help those in need regardless of race or religion, the organisation is exploring ways in which it can work out this calling here. There are four Salvation Army officers in the region, two in Kuwait and two based in Sharjah/Dubai with responsibility for the UAE. Although the operation is currently very small The Salvation Army may be able to help with practical help. Referrals are preferred through the Embassy who might be able to better channel the requests but in the UAE the officers (Majors Mark and Tracy Bearcroft). Helping Hands in UAE Telephone: +971 50 567 1434 (Elle and Roger) E-mail: info@HelpingHandsUae.com Website: www.HelpingHandsUae.com Helping Hands UAE is a secular charitable project which has evolved to help those in real need. It does not matter to us where the person is from, what his religion or beliefs are. If he/she is needy and they have it, theyll give it. Beit Al Khair Society UAE This is an organisation that aims to provide financial help to the poor and the homeless. Website: http://www.beitalkhair.org/ar/

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List of Charitable Organisations updated February 2013 Handicapped Guardian Association (HGA), UAE This is an organisation that provides services for children with special needs in UAE. Website: http://www.hga-uae.org.ae/ Hemaya, UAE Hemaya aims to promote and raise awareness against drugs in UAE and other Arab countries. Website: http://hemaya.ae/ Manzil Centre for Challenged Individuals, UAE This organisation provides educational and adaptive living skills programmes for students with special needs between the ages of 3 to 30 years since its inception in 2005. Website: http://www.manzil.ae/html/index.php Red Crescent UAE Tel: +971 2-641-9000 The UAERC is a national, humanitarian and voluntary authority that provides aid and assistance to the vulnerable without discrimination as in nationality, race, gender, and colour, religious, political or ideological beliefs. Website: http://www.rcuae.ae/Pages/Default.aspx Make Poverty History This is a Non-Governmental Organisation in UAE that aims to raise awareness about poverty, aids and other problems in the Middle East. Website: http://www.makepovertyhistory.ae/ Safe Kids Organization, UAE Social organisation that aims to prevent accidental childhood injury in UAE. Website: http://www.safekidsme.com/ Al Noor Training Centre This Centre serves children with special needs from different nationalities and can accommodate up to 300 children in the new facility. Website: http://www.alnooruae.org

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