Organizational Structuring, Will Trusts & Foundations Advisors Dubai - MHQ


We are a multi-services platform catering to a broad spectrum of clients – from individual entrepreneurs and local SMEs to wealthy international families, to established blue-chip companies and multinationals. Our one-stop-shop offering is unique in the Middle East: a holistic and cross-disciplinary combination of a market-leading corporate services firm, a law firm’s specialist expertise and a regulatory & compliance services practice, all through one single platform.

We are recognized as one of the Gulf’s leading entry-to-market providers, while consistently ranking as a tier 1 private client and structuring firm. Whatever the complexity of the situation faced by our clients, we aim to provide them with simple, practical yet innovative solutions. Headquartered in the UAE, we are an entrepreneurial firm for entrepreneurial clients.


NPIO, Associations, Foundations, Charities

We have a deep understanding of the complex UAE framework in which charities and not-for-profits can operate, and extensive experience advising these organization on a broad range topics.

We advise a multi-faceted client base, including charities, foreign entities, community groups, quasi-governmental entities, service clubs, trade organizations, recreational clubs and other not-for-profits and special interest groups on all aspects of their operations, from establishing new ventures and considerations to funding and sponsorships (tax and risk assessments).


Recent Work

  • Advised and assisted a prominent international professional organisation on the ideal set-up and licensing of its Middle east chapter, and its subsequent registration (DIFC NPIO)
  • Advised a UK NPIO on its establishment and operations in the UAE
  • Advised the alumni organization of a leading hotel management school on the ideal set-up and licensing of its Middle east chapter
  • Advised a locally born art association aiming at developing the UAE art community on the structuring on the establishment of a locus standi
  • Advised leading UAE steel groups on the establishment of a steel traders association