Hadef & Partners

Hadef & Partners LLC is a leading independent UAE law firm, with more than 90 lawyers in our offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

The firm was founded on the guiding principles of:

  • Integrity
  • Dedication to client service
  • Providing practical legal advice

These principles remain at the heart of our firm.

Just as the UAE has developed since its formation in 1971, so have we. Founded in 1980 by Dr. Hadef Al Dhaheri, who served as Minister of Justice (2008-2014), we have grown to become an internationally respected, full-service business law firm supporting local, regional and international clients and government entities. With 35 years of experience, we understand the laws, traditions, opportunities and challenges of our region.

Our lawyers come from a diverse range of backgrounds, many having trained and practiced in Western and other Middle Eastern jurisdictions, with in-house as well as private practice experience. Our market leading team of advocates has rights of audience in all UAE courts and tribunals. Our lawyers are fluent in English, Arabic and most other leading business languages spoken in the region.

As a result of the quality and diversity of our lawyers we continue to be entrusted to advise on the most pioneering, complex and strategic projects and transactions in the UAE.

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