HFW is a sector-focused, entrepreneurial law firm, working across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. HFW has been active in the Middle East for over 25 years and we are present in Dubai, Kuwait City, Riyadh, Beirut, and with an alliance in Abu Dhabi.
We have concentrated the development of our capabilities on a limited number of sectors fundamental to the way international commerce works: aviation, energy, insurance, shipping, construction and real estate, commodities, ports and terminals. Within our sectors we are proven experts and provide the full range of legal services: Dispute Resolution, Corporate, Finance, Employment and Regulatory.
HFW has a pre-eminent global specialist aviation and aerospace practice, acting for organisations throughout the industry. Our team has been at the forefront of legal developments in this sector for over three decades and currently comprises over 40 specialist aerospace lawyers. Our global practice is recognised by the major independent legal directories as top tier for aviation liability and regulatory work and our ever growing aviation dispute resolution, commercial and transactional offerings are well respected and regarded. The practice includes a dedicated aviation team in our Dubai office, which is the only full service aviation legal team in the region.