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Areas of specialization

Areas of specialization

Our greatest strength is our reach across different branches of the law. We draw upon a deep pool of legal talent to form specialized teams for our clients.

Corporate & commercial law

Our experts in corporate and commercial law provide robust, practical advice to major public and private-sector companies in such vital areas as:

  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Disposals
  • Demergers
  • Joint ventures
  • Commercial partnerships
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Distribution & franchise agreements
  • Asset acquisitions & finance
  • Import/export goods & commodities

We also advise on broader issues such as:

  • Incorporation
  • Investor rights & advocacy
  • Corporate transformation & governance
  • Debt & equity financing
  • Private equity
  • Legal disclosures
  • Secretarial aid
  • Regulatory compliance

Positioning global partners for success

With Afaf Marjan, multinationals get much more than expert legal advice.

Our vast regional experience delivers cultural and strategic insights to help them thrive in an unfamiliar market.

Labour law

Our lawyers have spearheaded numerous high-profile labour disputes, and regularly engage in tribunal advocacy and labour-related civil cases. We help clients with:

  • Severance terms
  • Disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Boardroom disputes
  • Class and collective actions
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Whistleblower claims

Labour law increases in complexity across jurisdictions. We help a diverse international client base manage labour issues throughout their sphere of operations.

Trade & finance law

We advise on all legal aspects of trade in hard and soft commodities. Many of our lawyers have experience working in-house for commercial brands, giving them a first-hand understanding of your challenges.

We also prosecute or defend criminal cases in the complex, highly-regulated world of trade and finance.  Our experience encompasses:

  • Cross-border, multi-jurisdictional cases
  • Allegations of bribery and corruption
  • Tax fraud
  • False accounting
  • Commodities & currency fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Insider dealing
  • Money laundering & cartels
  • Index & benchmark manipulation (such as Libor, FX & Gold Fix)
  • Financial sanctions breaches

Property law

Our nuanced understanding of the laws governing real estate helps property owners and lessors maximise their holdings. We advise on:

  • Lease contracts (drafting & review)
  • Lease disputes
  • Real estate transactions
  • Legal notices

Trade & finance law

Our lawyers have spearheaded numerous high-profile labour disputes, and regularly engage in tribunal advocacy and labour-related civil cases. We help clients with:

  • Severance terms
  • Disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Boardroom disputes
  • Class and collective actions
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Whistleblower claims

Labour law increases in complexity across jurisdictions. We help a diverse international client base manage labour issues throughout their sphere of operations.

Family law

Nationals and ex-pats alike trust Afaf Marjan to help them navigate the complex and highly sensitive world of family law.

With far-reaching consequences for both children and parents at stake, proper representation is essential, especially if there are separate countries and laws to contend with.

Our specialists handle a range of issues with compassion and clear-minded candour. Examples include:

  • Adoption
  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Paternity
  • Emancipation

Accident & injury

Accidental injury can be a devastating, life-changing event. Beyond the physical consequences lie further challenges –medical expenses, decreased work ability, and emotional trauma.

When the negligence of others is to blame, you’re entitled to seek compensation. Our highly experienced advocates prosecute and defend against such claims.