Saad A. Dallal

Mr. Dallal is a counselor at law in the firm's corporate & litigation departments. He has profound experience representing clients in a broad range of litigation, arbitration and ADR proceedings. He has acted on behalf of clients in numerous cases in UAE courts and has represented clients in arbitration and mediations proceedings in many areas including contract disputes, construction claims, real estate, insurance coverage, stockholders disputes, business claims etc. Furthermore, he has experience in complex commercial litigation matters and other civil disputes across spectrum of business transactions. He is a skilled lawyer who has represented a wide variety of clients ranging from multinational and local businesses and institutions. Mr. Dallal has proven capability to handle extremely complex cases involving thousands of pages of documents, substantial monetary stakes and novel issues of law. He can pursue the full range of remedies in a wide array of controversies that involve corporate law, complex questions of contract interpretation, asset purchase agreements, banking and finance disputes, business torts, insurance coverage lawsuits, real estate disputes related to lenders, owners, developers, sellers, purchasers, contractors, property managers etc.

Furthermore, Mr. Dallal represents private and public corporations in a broad set of commercial and corporate matters including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, private financing, public and private offerings, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts and venture capital. Mr. Dallal is experienced in every aspect of acquisitions, business combinations, including asset and stock transactions, mergers, tender offers, public offerings and private placements of securities, joint ventures, strategic alliances, bid processes, going private, recapitalizations and bankruptcy, and cross-border transactions. He has successfully concluded sophisticated and complex commercial and financial transactions for businesses across various industries including: energy utilities, financial services, manufacturing, communications, real estate, private equity and venture capital. He has represented buyers and sellers, investors and lenders, in a full range of transactions, from complex strategic and financial transactions for multi-national corporations to sales of family-owned businesses, big and small.

He also handles a wide range of construction & property development transactions. He advises clients in all issues associated in the structuring of property development projects including dispute resolution, risk management, insurance budget design, joint venture, financing and loan issues, master plan agreements, purchase and sale agreements, leases arrangements and bank guarantees and bid bonds. He represents contractors, subcontractors, consultants, owners, developers, engineers and lenders.

Mr. Dallal has worked on many initial public offerings and private placements as well as other businesses and corporate set up. He has a thorough knowledge in these transactions including issues related to structuring, negotiating and documenting all the phases of these transactions.


LLB, LLM, University of Aberdeen, Scotland (1995)


Arabic, English