Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) is an international law firm with over 450 lawyers working across Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and South America. The firm traces its roots from the 19 th century. Since then, we have concentrated the development of our capabilities and the growth of our expertise on a limited number of sectors fundamental to the way international commerce works: Aviation, Commodities, Construction, Energy, Financial Institutions, Insurance & Reinsurance, Logistics, Mining, Ports & Terminals, Shipping, Space, Yachts and Travel, Our strong sector focus ensures we continue to offer clients in-depth industry knowledge coupled with leading legal advice.
HFW has been active in the Middle East for over 25 year and we are present in Dubai, Riyadh, Kuwait City, and Beirut, and with an alliance in Abu Dhabi. Our team of more than 40 lawyers come from diverse backgrounds and have worked in the region in our core industry sectors for many years. We offer clients legal advice which comes from a commercial understanding of the business environment in which they operate, combined with unique local market insight. Our lawyers, many of whom are Arabic speakers, have a strong understanding of and established working relationships with government departments, regulatory bodies, agencies and locally qualified lawyers throughout the Middle East. Our experience shows that this facilitates the faster resolution of any difficulties our clients face. Our lawyers work seamlessly together across the offices and can advise on the full range of dispute resolution, transactions, corporate and M&A, finance and regulatory matters.