Our UAE & Egypt corporate law firm selected the best corporate lawyers who are consisting elite group in corporate legal practice. If you work or doing business in this corporate area of law, no doors will be closed to you at our offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Egypt.
The practice of corporate law involves general corporate matters, such as the incorporation of companies, directors’ and shareholders’ rights, articles of association, board meetings, and secretarial matters and the public listing or delisting of companies.
No two corporate transactions or deals are the same. The differences can depend upon several factors, such as the type of industry, whether it involves single or multimarket businesses, and the size of the companies involved.
Clients in this area range from multinational corporations, investment banks and privately-held companies, to small and medium scale businesses, regulatory bodies and governments.
What our corporate lawyers are involve in?
As a corporate lawyer, your portfolio of work will usually involve: acting on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), the restructuring of corporate entities and the hiving-off of unprofitable sections.
You might help in listing clients on stock exchanges across the world, secure finance from private equity players and venture capitalists.
Your work on any deal or transaction will move through different stages. Firstly, you might negotiate and prepare draft documentation in association with your client’s various accountants, financial advisors and managerial representatives.
Helping to procure finance, either from banks or private investors, securing guarantees and other assets, might form part of the deal, as will completing due-diligence reports and checking on debts, employees, ownership details and existing liabilities.
To top it off, you might finalize the deal with all involved parties, getting necessary approvals through resolutions at board meetings, and completing registration and other formalities wherever necessary.
Amongst the different types of deals and transactions which constitute corporate law, a big portion of work involves dealing with private equity funds and listing clients’ companies on recognized stock exchanges.
A private equity player usually holds some kind of stock or ownership in unlisted companies.
What makes a good corporate lawyer?
To thrive in corporate law, you will need to develop an exemplary knowledge of business law, current trends and legislative and regulatory developments, supreme court’s ruling new principles.
Furthermore, to be a good corporate lawyer you will need to build up a familiarity with corporate and business law in other jurisdictions where your clients have operations or are looking to invest.
A corporate lawyer needs to have curiosity, strong communication and negotiation skills, an excellent academic background, the ability to think ‘out-of-the-box’, exceptional analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail.
Teamwork is an essential feature of most corporate transactions. You will work with groups of professionals who share a common objective and therefore you’re interpersonal and people management skills should be top-notch.
A good corporate lawyer is ambitious, thrives on challenges and relentlessly chases their goals.
If you want to make big money then corporate law is for you. However, before you do think about committing to this area law, you should know that it is very competitive, you will be working insane hours and often be under immense pressure.