Family law services for expats living and working in Dubai and the UAE

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"One of the best family departments in London. The firm as a whole provides a "Rolls-Royce" service, with particular expertise in cases with an international/multi-jurisdictional element"

Legal 500 UK 2017, The Clients Guide to Law Firms

We represent clients living or connected to Dubai and the wider UAE in respect of proceedings under English law.

We advise on the complexities faced by the multi jurisdictional families that live in the UAE and work closely with local and other international experts to offer the most comprehensive advice on divorce, forum , finances and children.

We are truly independent and client focused.

Michael Rowlands is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and he travels to the UAE at least four times a year to support clients, intermediaries and local experts. Michael has a strong and growing following in the Middle East with the ability to match clients to the local and wider international support that they frequently need. Michael’s client care is the bedrock of his practice.

We support clients on the following:

  • Advice on where and when to start divorce and financial proceedings 
  • Preserving assets pending divorce distribution 
  • Enforcement of English Court orders 
  • Claims following and overseas divorce 
  • Marital agreements for expatriates 
  • Advice in respect of where children live post divorce and the organisation and protection of the time that they spend with their separated parents 

"They made a very difficult time much easier to deal with. Their professionalism kept me sane and focused on the outcome I needed"

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"It's a team that has a great breadth of experience across the board and particularly in international cases."

Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

"I always think of them as having a Rolls-Royce service but they are particularly good when there's a European element to the case."

Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

"Very strong litigation practice, with some of the best up-and-coming stars of tomorrow"

Legal 500 UK

"A standout firm"

Legal 500 UK

"Professional yet sympathetic manner and the team always fights hard to defend your interests"

Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

 

If you require further information or advice from our team of specialist family lawyers, please contact a member of our team or call us on +44 (0)20 7814 1200.

Kingsley Napley Dubai - Services for expats living and working in Dubai

"It's a team that has a great breadth of experience across the board and particularly in international cases"

Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

"All have been excellent and have shown great diligence and practicality, along with sensitivity during a very difficult time in my life"

Client

"A standout firm"

Legal 500 UK

"Professional yet sympathetic manner and the team always fights hard to defend your interests"

Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

Kingsley Napley Dubai - Services for expats living and working in Dubai

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