Dumon Partners – Ras al Khaimah



Presentation of our United Arab Emirates practice:


The Ras al Khaimah office is led by Edouard Salwan, avocat registered with the Beyrouth Bar and registered legal consultant.


The office operates equally for European small and medium companies (5 to 500 million euros), entrepreneurs and for multinationals wishing to set up or expand in the Middle East as Ras al Khaimah, Dubai or Abu Dhabi are most often used as a logistic, commercial, or financial hub, for structuring business development in Asia and/or Africa.


The office advises clients on the structuring aspect of their envisaged project, by assisting them in choosing the appropriate corporate structure being within the established Free Zones allowing them to retain 100% control of their capital, but also with local partners (sponsors) for all distribution, industrial or financial activities across the UAE and the Middle East. The Office assist and advise their client in the daily operation of their business and are equally active in the United Arab Emirates and internationally, benefiting from Ras al Khaimah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi as a regional base.


The main resident partners are Bertrand Dumon, Edouard Salwan. They are fluent in five languages (French, Italian, English, German and Arabic) and are used to spearheading and negotiating simple or complex transactions in a difficult environment often participating in their customers’ strategic decisions within the course of Mergers and Acquisition, equity financing round, tax structuring in the UAE, the GCC or Africa.


Our areas of expertise:


Dumon Partners is involved in fund structuring, creation of financial institutions, investment companies as well as the negotiation and conduct of any investment of such structures and/or their trade operation.


Dumon Partners is also very active with companies who need a practical understanding of the wholesale or retail distribution of their products in the Middle East. We also participate in the structuring and negotiation of infrastructure projects, mining concessions and trade of raw materials throughout the GCC and on the African continent.


Dumon Partners is involved in commodities trading, aircraft trading, industrial project, engineering, healthcare, infrastructure, real estate projects, art, luxury sectors, food & beverage, restaurant and hotel business in the Middle East and Africa.