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Sky Legal is a full-service law firm having direct offices in the UAE and India and strong ties with network firms in the UK and Singapore. Sky UAE caters primarily to the legal requirements of our clients in the UAE and wider GCC region. Sky UAE office is registered with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts and Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) Courts and have full rights of audience.  For mainland court litigations, Sky UAE works very closely with reputed Emirati firms. Sky India has a solid presence throughout India through its network of firms. Sky India operations are managed by its founding partners, who also run their Indian legal practice headquartered in Kochi, Kerala. The combined practice of Sky UAE and Sky India enables us to delivery highly efficient services in cross border legal requirements. Our clients are also served through a network of firms in Singapore and the UK, while our Israel Desk caters to clients who wish to take advantage of emerging business opportunities between the UAE and Israel.

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LEGAL UPDATES

Arabtec appoints Advisors for selling its Subsidiaries during Liquidation Process

Arabtec, Dubai-based construction major, hired de Novo Corporate Advisors and Lumina Capital Advisers to secure maximum value for subsidiaries including Target Engineering and Arabtec Engineering Services (AES). The company assured the creditors that they would try...

ICC ARBITRATION RULES 2021: KEY CHANGES AND TAKEAWAYS

ICC Arbitration Rule 2021 applies to all ICC arbitration proceedings happening after the 1st of January 2021, regardless of the agreement end date. The exception is only when the parties at the time of submission agrees to go with the existing agreement. The 2021...

POINTS TO NOTE WHEN APPEALING AGAINST A DUBAI COURT VERDICT

Here we are listing out few points to remember for appealing in Dubai Courts if you are not satisfied with the verdict. The foremost thing is the timeframe. It is equally applicable to both the petitioners and defendants. The appeal against a first-instance verdict...

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2020 LEGAL AMENDMENTS IN UAE ONE SHOULD BE AWARE OF

2020 saw several laws that would alter your life in UAE in the personal front and in the public front. This covers a wide range from marriage laws to Arabic interpreters for Foreign speakers. Life in UAE is definitely going to change for the better with these laws. A...

Cairn Energy, UK wins $1.2 billion arbitration award against the Government of India

British Oil and Gas explorer Cairn Energy Plc has won an arbitration award of USD1.2 billion, plus interest and costs against the Government of India on a tax dispute. The dispute arose as a result of a change in Indian Tax law in 2012, enabling the government to...

ICC Court to open Overseas Case Management Office in ADGM, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced the opening of an ICC case management office in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The existing activities of the ICC MENA region will be integrated into this new case management structure, as...

UAE Federal Judiciary sets up One-Day Court for Swift Justice

The UAE Federal Judiciary approved the establishment of misdemeanor courts for the decision of specific minor cases in just one day based on the Code of Criminal Procedures. This will reduce the backlog of cases in the courts resulting in better efficiency of...

Abu Dhabi Judicial Department simplifies litigation procedures

Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) in its mission to simplifying litigation procedures and facilitating access of Justice to everyone has adopted 25 new forms in both Arabic and English. The ADJD aims to break the language barrier for litigants (residents and...

UAE – India Food Corridor Project, a landmark agri-trade project for both the countries

The UAE- India Food Security Summit – 2020 organised by Consulate General of India, Dubai, Confederation of Indian Industry and India Invest has unveiled the Food Corridor Project between the two countries which will triple the exports of agricultural produces from...

ESR Filing Portal is active in Ministry of Finance’s website

UAE based onshore and free zone business entities conducting “Relevant Activities” as per the current Economic Substance Regulations (ESR), can now file their Economic Substance Notifications and Economic Substance Report directly from the webpage of Ministry of...