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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP  

Legal Services | United Arab Emirates

https://www.huntonak.com/en/
tel: +971 4 429 5878 | fax:
One JLT One Business Centre, Level 5 Jumeirah Lakes Towers | Dubai | United Arab Emirates


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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP's Overview

For more than a century, our firm has been a leading provider of legal services to the energy industry, including oilfield services, exploration and development, LNG, renewable energy and conventional power projects. We opened our Dubai office in 2013 to better serve the global needs of our clients, and to continue to expand our capabilities and worldwide reach.

Dubai is the principal hub for advising our clients in the following regions:

Middle East
Africa
South Asia
Commonwealth of Independent States / FSU

Our firm offers each client the benefit of our regional focus and global prominence in energy and infrastructure projects. Our team has worked on assignments throughout the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, including in the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Tanzania.

The Dubai legal team has acted for a diverse range of clients including government authorities, exploration and production companies, energy services companies, equity funds, and companies with advanced technology and know-how.

We use our market knowledge and best-practice approach to advise clients on project development and structuring, transactional documentation and in relation to their business expansion in the region.

  • Year this Office was Established: 2013
  • Lawyers Worldwide: more than 800

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights
  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Competition and Consumer Protection
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Governance and Board Advisory
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Global Economic Development, Commerce and Government Relations Group
  • Government Relations
  • Health Care
  • Immigration
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Outsourcing, Technology and Commercial Contracting
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • Private Equity
  • Public-Private Partnerships and Infrastructure
  • Real Estate, Development and Finance
  • Regulatory
  • Renewable Energy and Clean Power
  • Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Tax
  • White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations
Articles

European Commission Releases First Report on Evaluation of GDPR
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2020

On June 24, 2020, the European Commission (“the Commission”) submitted its first report on the evaluation and review of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) to the European Parliament and Council. The report is required under Article 97 of the GDPR and will be produced at four year intervals going forward. In its report, the Commission concludes that generally the GDPR has successfully met its objectives, namely those of strengthening personal data protection and guaranteeing the free flow of personal data within the EU. It also, however, identified a number of areas for improvement, as highlighted below...

Restaurant Chain Seeks to Recover COVID-19 Losses Under Food Contamination Theory
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2020

 A group of Las Vegas-based restaurants recently filed a class action lawsuit to recover business interruption damages against their insurer. The Egg Works chain alleged that U.S. Specialty wrongly denied their claims for financial losses stemming from the Nevada governor’s closure of non-essential businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor’s orders limited the restaurants to takeout and delivery service only...

All articles submitted by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Press

Hunton Advises on Florida Power & Light Company $1.1 Billion First Mortgage Bond Offering
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2020

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of First Mortgage Bonds, 2.85% Series due April 1, 2025. FPL was incorporated under the laws of Florida in 1925 and is a rate-regulated electric utility engaged primarily in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy in Florida. FPL is the largest electric utility in the state of Florida and one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S...

Hunton & Williams and Andrews Kurth Kenyon Vote to Combine Firms
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2018

Hunton & Williams LLP and Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP combined on April 2, 2018, to become Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. Both firms’ partnerships voted overwhelmingly to approve the combination, which will create a 1,000-lawyer firm operating through 15 domestic and five international locations, making it one of the top 50 US legal practices by headcount and anticipated combined revenue. Hunton Andrews Kurth will have approximately 300 lawyers in four Texas offices, more than 200 lawyers in Richmond and more than 150 lawyers in each of New York and Washington...

All press submitted by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Blogs

Blockchain Legal Resource
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Analysis and Insight in Blockchain Law

Business Immigration Insights
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Moving Top Talent and Managing Risk

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Providing innovative services and support to clients is a top priority at Hunton & Williams. We believe that delivering true value to our clients requires a multifaceted approach. Beyond traditional engagements, we look to provide tools and resources tailored to their specific needs.

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

The Hunton & Williams LLP Immigration practice, part of the firm's Labor and Employment Team, is concentrated in two major areas. First our work involves advising American and foreign businesses about obtaining the most appropriate temporary and permanent work visas for executives, professionals,...

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog
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Updates, Analysis and Breaking News for Commercial Policyholders

Pipeline Law
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Connecting You To the Flow of Latest News and Industry Information

Privacy and Information Security Law Blog
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Global privacy and cybersecurity law updates and analysis. Computerworld magazine has named Hunton & Williams the top firm for privacy for the fourth consecutive year based on a survey of more than 4,000 corporate privacy professionals. In addition, Chambers and Partners rated Hunton & Williams the...

The Nickel Report
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Trends and Developments in Energy and Environmental Law

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