BSA traces its roots to 2001 when it was first founded in Dubai, with the purpose of offering legal services that combine comprehensive knowledge of local law with a modernised and progressive approach to legal practice.
Today, following the joining of senior partner, Dr Ahmad Bin Hezeem, former Director General of Dubai Courts, and the opening of offices across the Middle East, BSA have consolidated excellence driven regional reach. With access to key local authorities and solid legal expertise across a broad spectrum of industries, this sets them apart as one of the few Dubai headquartered legal practices that have exceeded their original boundaries.
The growth of BSA is built by teams of innovative legal minds, possessing extensive regional experience, local rights of audience before all courts in the jurisdictions in which they operate, and through the support network of their affiliates in the MENA region (including the GCC), Asia and Europe.
Major areas of concentration include:
- Arbitration and dispute resolution;
- Banking and finance
- Corporate and M&A
- Insurance and reinsurance
- Litigation; and
- Real estate.
Clients include a number of public and private sector companies, and local and international businesses from various industries. They regularly represent and collaborate with international law firms, assisting with the delivery of high-end legal services.
Their lawyers come from diverse backgrounds with the majority dual-qualified in both regional and multinational jurisdictions, and who speak Arabic, English and French fluently. The team stays abreast of regional and international legal developments and tailors the firm’s advisory approach to their clients’ respective industry sector needs.