Leading UAE Law Firm Horizons & Co signs MoU with Russian Arab Business Council to facilitate investment in the UAE

Leading UAE Law Firm Horizons & Co signs MoU with Russian Arab Business Council to facilitate investment in the UAE

Horizons & Co Law Firm, a leading United Arab Emirates law firm, is pleased to announce its newly signed agreement with the Russian Arab Business Council (RABC). The agreement aims to providing high-quality legal services to Russian businesses and entrepreneurs.

Horizons & Co has been providing exceptional legal services in the UAE since 1999 and firm is known for its expertise in corporate structuring, commercial advisory, regulatory advice, and dispute resolution, specialising in litigation and arbitration. With this agreement, Horizons will offer its full range of legal services to Russian businesses and entrepreneurs who are seeking to expand their operations in the UAE.

The Russian Arab Business Council (RABC) is a leading business organization that has been connecting Russia and Arab countries for more than 20 years. The RABC has a deep understanding of the business culture and practices in both Russia and the UAE. As part of the agreement, the RABC will recommend Horizons & Co to Russian companies and entrepreneurs who are looking for high-quality legal services in the UAE.

The UAE is a key player in the global business arena, and Russian businesses and entrepreneurs are increasingly looking to expand their operations in the country. Adv Ali Al Zarooni, Managing Partner of Horizons & Co stated: “Horizons & Co is well-positioned to support these businesses with its extensive legal expertise and knowledge of the local market. With this partnership, Russian businesses and entrepreneurs can now access high-quality legal services in the UAE, enabling them to expand their operations and take advantage of the many opportunities available in this dynamic market.”

The Emirates is Russia's largest trade and economic partner among Arab countries. Over the past 5 years, the trade turnover has increased almost 6 times and last year for the first time exceeded a record level $ 9 billion.

According to the chairman of the Russian-Arab Business Council Tatiana Gvilava, the organization receives daily appeals from companies operating in completely different sectors of the economy: the agro-industrial complex, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, information technology, timber processing, as well as from suppliers of various commodity groups: from petroleum products to diamonds and gold, from ferrous products metals to mechanical engineering products. All of them are interested in scaling up their business, entering the markets of the Arab world and need a trustworthy partner who provides qualified legal assistance.

"We are confident that the cooperation between RABC and Horizons & Co Law Firm will become a solid foundation not only for the growth of the representation of Russian companies in the UAE, but also will allow spreading this positive experience to all countries of the MENA region, strengthening the position of the Emirates as a hub for launching new and promising companies in the Arab world", - The chairman of the Russian-Arab Business Council Tatiana Gvilava, who is also the president of the All-Russian Public Organization "Women of Business" and co-chairman of the World Association for the Development of Entrepreneurship "Women's Business Council", commented.


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About Horizons & Co

Founded in 1999, with offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Horizons & Co is one of the UAE’s leading national law firms. Led by prominent Emirati lawyer, Advocate Ali Al Zarooni, the firm’s legal experts come from a range of common-law and civil law jurisdictions, combining international experience and qualifications with expert knowledge and understanding of the UAE and surrounding Middle East region.

Licensed to practice before all courts, police stations and public prosecutions in the UAE, Horizons & Co provides experienced legal services in all areas of UAE law. They are particularly expert in dispute resolution, specialising in litigation and arbitration. The firm represents major corporate and private clients on a range of complex matters before the differing dispute resolution fora within the UAE.

The firm’s clients include local and international corporations, insurers, financial institutions, developers, contractors, oil and gas companies and Government organisations. Horizons & Co frequently serve as local counsel to international firms on multifaceted civil and commercial disputes. Many international law firms also work closely with Horizons & Co in order to gain an expert insight into all matters pertaining to local UAE laws.

About the Russian-Arab Business Council

The RABC is a non-profit organization, established in 2003, which was designed to promote the development of trade, economic and investment cooperation between the business communities of Russia and the Arab world, and provide effective assistance in establishing direct business contacts between entrepreneurs.

Over the 20 years of its existence, which is exactly what we are celebrating this year, a unique infrastructure of contacts has been created with the governments, state bodies, ministries and chambers of commerce and industry of almost every Arab country, bringing together key companies in the public and private sectors; tremendous knowledge and experience have been accumulated.

The RABC is facilitating the development of a digital and women agenda. In this regard the Council is working on creating a multifunctional digital platform MENA.ONLINE. It is an information and service model, which will allow the business community of the Arab countries, Russia, as well as any other states that are set up for cooperation, to create, develop or scale their businesses. Furthermore, the RABC along with the All-Russian Organization "Women of Business", the Emirates Business Women Council and the Union of Arab Chambers founded the World Association for the Development of Entrepreneurship "Women's Business Council".

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