The United Arab Emirates

Andrei Gusev, Managing Partner of Nordic Star Law Offices, together with Andrew Bezhan, a Counsel at the firm, advise clients on how to approach the market of the United Arab Emirates, how to start up and do business within the UAE, as well as on matters relating to Islamic law and taxation in the UAE. They also structure and protect investments in the UAE and represent clients with regard to all matters relating to doing business in the country. Where necessary, the services will be provided by engaging dedicated specialists from leading UAE law firms.

Aread of expertise

  • Incorporating companies in the UAE, including joint ventures, and opening bank accounts
  • Tax consulting
  • Relocating companies and staff to the UAE
  • Advising on matters of local law
  • Arranging logistics channels through the UAE
  • Representing clients before state and government bodies of the UAE
  • Representing clients in national courts and DIFC courts within the UAE, as well as before law enforcement authorities and international law enforcement agencies

Recent cases

  • Provided integrated support for the procedure of relocating an IT company to the UAE market
  • Provided legal support to a Kazakh company with respect to opening up its headquarters in Dubai
  • Represented a client’s interests before a DIFC court in a dispute relating to the supply of products under a cross-border contract
  • Provided support with regard to private investments in the UAE
  • Advised on how to structure family assets in accordance with the UAE’s national legislation
  • Provided support during negotiations concerning the acquisition of a Russian company’s assets by a UAE investor

Additional information

Andrei Gusev
Managing Partner, Attorney-at-Law
+7 921 938 29 90, +34 695 043 424, +376 692 1714
St. Petersburg, Barcelona, Almaty
Andrew Bezhan
Counsel, PhD in Law, Attorney-at-Law
+7 915 482 46 79