• phone +97145875333
  • email info@cvml.ae
  • location Suite 104 Liberty House DIFC P.O.Box 482025 Dubai UAE
  • Paris

OUR Practices

  • Consumer

    The UAE is one of the fastest-growing countries in terms of online and offline consumption. It is also the center for many of today’s leading retailers and manufacturers.

    We have a distinct expertise in franchise-related disputes, and we advise on complex consumer goods matters as consumers’ rights are fast developing and so are the tax and governance requirements.

  • Technology &

    We understand and provide support to emerging startups and established companies that are leading and innovating in AI, e-commerce, and cryptocurrency.

    Our specialist TMT counsels provide clarity, commercial insight and legal expertise to help our clients navigate through complexities and strive.

    Our counsels take a cross-practice and integrated approach to working with our clients towards a solution that makes the most commercial and practical sense.

  • Media and

    The media and entertainment industries are entering into a post COVID19 recovery phase. Having home-grown, regional, and international players in one market, competition is fierce and legal risk management is a necessity more than ever.

    Our counsels take a cross-practice and integrated approach to working with our clients towards a solution that makes the most commercial and practical sense.

  • Corporate

    Our corporate services team works closely with other specialist practice areas, including corporate structuring, to provide a full-service offering for the establishment and ongoing administration of entities (companies and foundations) both onshore and in free zones, in an environment where compliance becomes more important every day.

    Our broad coverage across Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE allows us to ensure our clients are compliant with local regulatory requirement on the correct administration of their corporate records to ensure compliance with local regulatory requirements.

    CVML broad coverage of the Middle East makes us well-placed to advise clients on properly administering their corporate records to ensure compliance with local regulatory requirements. Our Corporate Services team is unique as it is comprised of lawyers who, under the Corporate Services arm, provide their services at competitive fees and work hand-in-hand with CVML’s sector specialists to ensure a full service offering for every client.

  • Franchise
    & Retail

    Our specialist franchise lawyers have extensive experience to ensure our clients receive the best advice, options and solutions.

    We advise on all aspects of franchising, from the initial franchise agreement and terms to dealing with distribution arrangements and retailers in the busiest malls in the Middle East.We have a distinct expertise in franchise-related disputes.

  • Commercial

    Whether an individual, SME, or the lead counsel of a global entity, when it comes to commercial legal requirements, a client needs clear, practical and professional, timely advice that fits within the client’s commercial strategy and answering its commercial needs.

    We offer a full range of commercial legal solutions, from contract drafting and reviewing to data protection. Our lawyers have an excellent track record of delivering practical, tailor-made solutions to any legal challenge.

    Our aim is to ensure your ultimate goal and the exact commercial outcome are both achieved.

  • Employment

    Fully aware of local laws and international practices, we provide our clients with legal assistance on employment matters.

    Our services include providing legal advice on employment contracts and policies; regulatory requirements; termination and redundancy; maternity leave; wages; claims, complaints, and proceedings.

    Alternatively, it may be about an acquisition or disposal, due diligence, or planning and executing an integration plan.

  • Mergers &

    M&As can drive growth value creation, but balancing risk management with closing a transaction is key.

    The combined local and international experience of our counsels enable them to flag potential issues and recommend legal and pragmatic solutions.

    We have been involved in numerous major and complex transactions at both local and cross-borders levels and have successfully managed to support our clients at all stages of the process.

  • Corporate
    Structuring & Restructuring

    We provide legal support on the formation, operation, maintenance, and governance of your structure.

    We are used to acting for large organizations, but also midsized and emerging businesses, whether held publicly or privately. The team has significant experience in corporate and associated commercial work including private equity, venture capital, public offerings, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital market offerings, restructurings and distressed debt purchases

  • Private

    At CVML, we understand that our clients need someone who understands the many intricacies and complexities associated with it.

    In addition to investment screening, due diligence, asset development, exit planning, and portfolio management, our experienced team of professionals offers expertise in all business-related operations. We serve both regionally and globally private equity and institutional investor clients, covering the full range of market sectors and fund structures, including debt, equity, incorporation of investment SPVs, portfolio exits, and liquidation of portfolios.

  • Insurance

    Placing our clients’ interests at the center of everything we do, we aim to maintain a market-leading relationship management and develop a service that can be tailored specifically to the needs of our clients.

    Global risks are interconnecting progressively. We keep our focus on new and emerging cross line products and issues, as much as we try to develop orthodox lines. We bring together our global footprint and local expertise to ensure that we can quickly respond to client issues wherever they arise, and support our clients on the most complex multi-jurisdictional matters.

    We provide a complete range of advisory services including advising on product development, policy drafting, recoveries and claims; and our dedicated corporate, commercial and regulatory teams advise our clients at all levels, and work closely with our employment, real estate and tax colleagues, offering our clients a comprehensive assortment of legal services supported by genuine sector proficiency.

  • Private

    At CVML, we are our clients’ reliable legal advisors and we act on that basis. We consider ourselves as in-house counsels for each of our clients and provide strategic, creative and personalized solutions. Our services range from setting up business and family structures to avoiding disputes through mediation and out-of-court settlements.

    We understand that decisions made today will impact well into the future and know that solid estate and succession planning will ensure that generations to come will reap the rewards. Wills and probate represent an essential part of our Private Client Services practice, for both Muslims and non-Muslims. We ensure that our clients and their families recognize and are able to steer through often difficult paths, and remain sensitive and supportive in our approach, mainly in moments of trouble.

    With the help of our global network of associations, we are able to work thoroughly with, and create significant opportunities for our clients so they can liaise with others to successfully grow their international business affairs, including the process of selecting international law firms, financial institutions, real estate consultants, tax advisors, accountants, and other consultants.

  • Funding

    As long-time advisors to many well-established PE firms and asset management firms, we work with private capital managers across the full spectrum.

    CVML helps clients form and structure a various collection of private investment vehicles, leveraging competences across practices such as tax and regulatory aspects, day-to-day compliance and corporate issues of such funds.

    We provide funds clients with unique insights into the evolving regulatory and market environments in which they operate, and bring an exceptional track record and creativity to all our engagements, whether advising a seasoned manager, a first-time sponsor, or a large-scale institutional investor in the private capital space.

  • Digital

    At CVML, we excel in providing cutting-edge Blockchain and Digital Assets legal advisory services, positioning ourselves at the forefront of legal expertise in the rapidly evolving landscape of decentralized technologies. With a team of seasoned attorneys well-versed in blockchain law, smart contracts, and digital assets regulations, CVML ensure clients navigate the complexities of this transformative industry seamlessly. From ICO compliance to regulatory counsel, CVML leverage its deep understanding of emerging technologies to offer strategic guidance, risk management, and innovative solutions. Clients benefit from a holistic approach, blending legal acumen with a keen awareness of the dynamic nature of blockchain and digital assets.


    With a strong group of Partners at its core, our Litigation and Arbitration team offers local expertise and global reach, ensuring we are ideally positioned to handle the most complex disputes in any forum or jurisdiction.

    Our multi-lingual team covers the full spectrum of contentious matters including international arbitration and litigation, construction disputes and regulatory and compliance related actions.

    Our regional reach and resources enable us to deliver tailored advice in each of the GCC countries, with the right lawyers on hand to meet our clients’ needs.

  • Antitrust

    From mergers and acquisitions to market dominance concerns, CVML offers strategic counsel tailored to each client’s unique needs. Our proactive approach emphasizes risk mitigation and regulatory compliance, empowering businesses to thrive in competitive markets. With a commitment to excellence, CVML stands as a trusted partner to comprehensive Anti-Trust legal guidance.