M&A Law Firm of the Year
- Global Law Experts; 2020
Leading Middle East Legal Consultancy
- Acquisition International; 2021
Corporate Law Firm of the Year
- Corporate INTL; 2022
Business Law Firm of the Year
- Global Law Expert; 2022
Middle East Alliance represents one of UAE’s fastest growing premier multicultural legal consultancy service firms. With our legal prowess and global operations, we help multilateral, public and private sector Clients in their endeavor to build flawless contracts for tomorrow. As a fully integrated infrastructure firm, we connect unparalleled expertise across services, markets, competitor and geographies.
Middle East Alliance offers services in all major sectors of infrastructure, sports, Arbitration, banking, commercial, transactions and much more. At Middle East Alliance we take on every stage of legal jurisprudence from conceptual or pre-planning stage through drafting the contract including commercial transactions and legal trainings through regulatory compliance to Law. The unique feature of Middle East Alliance’s comprehensive and innovative service is the value addition imparted to each of its services.
We continuously engage with our Clients and understand their immediate and long-term business needs. We always rise above the expectations of our valued Clients and that is why Middle East Alliance has become a trusted consulting legal firm. We have nurtured many successful partnerships to evolve through, through joint ventures to setting up business we are the trend setters.
What make Middle East Alliance unique is our people. Our team members represent some of the best minds within the industry by helping transform great ideas into reality, hence, satisfying our clients' needs, and wishes. We have a unique culture which is based on meritocracy and fairness. We believe in the matrix (the cultural, social, or political environment in which something develops) organization that is professionally well managed. Ours is a young company, in years and in attitude. We dream big and we are not afraid to try out even seemingly impossible ideas. We see ourselves as belonging to the third millennium and are driven to make a mark in every field that we enter.
Dr. Habib Muhammad Abdullah Wazir
Founding Partner's Message
Mr. Omar Al Baloushi
Middle East Alliance is a well-balanced consultancy and litigation/ arbitration legal services provider. Our strengths are derived from our proven ability to leverage our most valuable assets — our clients our companies, our legal capabilities and our unrelenting focus on creating value for our customers.
As an LLC company, we are responsible for driving our Company forward to the benefit of all our clients and providing our clients with a return on their trust which they have vested in us. This will only be accomplished by our continued focus on the quality and reliability of the juristic approach, by our qualified and experienced attorneys with an added effort of our matchless customer services.
While our constant desire to improve will change some of the things we do as a company, we will always continue to exercise ethical business practices, maintain a respect for the client as an individual and run our business in ways that earn us the trust of those whom we encounter.
Throughout our history, we have been a wellspring of authenticity, creativity and legal services. And I am proud to say, Middle East Alliance plans to continue its heritage of leadership in the markets we serve and, in the communities, where we live and work.
The efforts of our qualified and well-educated lawyers, litigators, associates, and senior associates continue to focus on expanding our market trust outside of UAE and we are pleased with the acceptance we are receiving. To that end, our market trust continues to grow, and our global footprint continues to expand.
We continue to believe that our highly qualified associates, are known for their numerous successes in all legal advice, litigation/arbitration cases, and accurately formatted contracts, adding therefore, high value to our respectful customers' businesses which remain the fundamental element of our continued success.
Managing Partner's Message
Dr. Mohammed Haitham Salman
Middle East Alliance started as a dream that turned into reality when it was established in 2010. We started as a humble team composed of only three members. evolving into a firm that deals with more than 48 clients, solving approximately 80 cases and providing around 30 legal advice, on a daily basis. As they say “a diver thinking of sharks will never get pearls” It was our firm's mission to provide high-quality legal services, and anticipate all the needs and requirements of both the existing and potential clients that we serve in the United Arab Emirates in the manner that adheres to the highest standards of excellence and integrity, in a timely manner, and for a reasonable and fair fee to both our respectful clients and firm." The main reason for the trust and respect that we have earned from our customers is that we have great people; experts in their fields, known for bringing their strong service ethos in all that they do. We take pride and ownership in all that we provide.
The firm's partners went on a retreat where this mission was adopted. After much discussion, the partners' objectives, incorporated into this statement included:
Delivering high-quality legal professional services to businesses and individual clients;
Adopting the highest professional ethical standards (IBA Standards);
Increasing the firm's market share by satisfying the needs of existing clients and anticipating their needs in the future;
Adhering to the highest standards of excellence and integrity;
Performing legal work in a timely manner; and
Charging fees that were appropriate for the clients being served, and that were fair to the firm.
Providing the prime legal advice to our Worthy clients.
We have only one objective: to ensure our clients' mission objectives are achieved with the highest level of capability and assurance, and at the lowest possible cost with a human touch. Our methodology ensures that vital government programs are stood up on time and on schedule. MEALC’s clients come to us with confidence that we have the expertise to take service delivery to the next level of performance. We apply the very best international insights to keep our clients at the leading edge.
We are grateful to our clients, who continue to place their trust and confidence in us by calling on our team to handle some of their most important and sensitive legal matters. We never lose sight of the fact that we must earn that trust and confidence every day.
Middle East Alliance Legal Consultancy (MEALC) is a progressive and multicultural regional law firm recommended by Global Law Experts that provides a wide spectrum of corporate, commercial, financial, and administrative legal services to an impressive roster of local and international clients. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, our firm has a proven track record in handling unique and complex legal matters with successful results.
Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of the UAE laws, our top-notch Emirati and international lawyers, and our affiliation with international law firms have put us at the forefront of legal service excellence in the region. But beyond clauses, contracts, and cases, what truly sets us apart is our commitment to go the extra mile for our clients by ensuring that their trust and faith in us are well placed.
We have the finest minds in the industry, as they have extensive experience in providing best-in-class legal guidance. As seasoned problem solvers, our focus is to provide counsel and advocate for our clients with a perspective that is right for their individual needs and geared toward the best possible outcome every single time.
OUR STRATEGY AND RESOURCES
We continue expanding our network of services and work towards becoming the ideal one-stop shop for all the legal needs of major government entities, corporations, and private clients. MEALC offers a single window for ADR, litigation, and commercial transactions. As a vital part of our growth strategy, we have partnered with Law Offices of Musallah Al Mahharami Advocates to act as our litigation division.
MEALC lawyers are multilingual, with a special focus on English, Arabic, and French. Each one is committed to providing the highest personal service to our clients, delivering valuable insights, and exercising responsiveness, professionalism, precision, and accountability.
The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)/Litigation team is composed of Arabic-speaking lawyers who are exceptional in contractual interpretation, drafting, and negotiation, and knowledgeable in local legislation, codes, and procedures.
To become the leading law firm in the UAE and the Middle East, and raise the bar in exemplary legal services by constantly delivering cutting-edge, professional, responsive, and personalized service.
We treat our clients as partners. By practicing our fundamental values and fully replicating them in the day-to-day conduct of our business, we are able to fulfill our ambitions.
MEALC remains committed to taking on board the most talented lawyers from the region, the UAE, and all over the world. We strive to retain multinational talents while predominantly remaining a local law firm.
We always strive to provide timely, complete and accurate legal services to our clients while maintaining the highest standard of integrity, efficiency, and responsiveness in all our work.
We exercise independent, unbiased professional judgment in advising a client.
We maintain the highest standard of honesty, integrity, and fairness.
We ensure that there is no conflict with our client’s interests.
We maintain confidentiality regarding the affairs of our clients.
We treat our client’s interests as paramount.
We honor any undertaking given in the course of practice.
We respect the freedom of clients to be represented by the lawyer of their choice.
We account promptly, faithfully and prudently hold any property for our clients.
We carry out our work in a competent and timely manner.
We ensure that our fees are reasonable and no unnecessary work is generated.