About Us


IBRAHIM .N. PARTNERS is an independent MENA-region law firm. Led by top-ranked advisers , our team members are experts in advising on North Africa and GCC laws. Our UAE offices serve clients in the UAE and across the GCC, while our Cairo office provides legal services and advice in Egypt and across North Africa.

We advise both local and international companies on a full range of issues from contentious and non-contentious corporate and commercial matters, including capital markets, merger and acquisitions, joint ventures, banking ad finance, establishing business across the UAE and MENA, carrying out legal due diligence, employment matters, property, structuring, distributions, franchising and other commercial arrangements.

Practice groups

Our UAE offices are also well placed to provide local legal support across the GCC. We are also happy to announce that we have expanded our regional footprint to cover Egypt and North Africa through our Cairo office. Our Firm is organized into twelve regional practice groups including Capital Markets, Corporate Commercial and M&A, Banking and Finance and TMT.


We strongly believe in combining legal knowledge with sector awareness. Our philosophy is to blend local insight and understanding of local laws and international standards. We work on consistently ensuring that all legal professionals are dedicated to their own practice area and specialty. We believe that this brings an added value to our clients through our understanding of key issues particular to each sector, which is reflected through practical solutions addressing our clients’ expectations.

Fully bilingual

Almost all of our team members are fully bilingual including legal, paralegal and support staff (English/Arabic) with several trilingual members (French), and they possess decades of experience amongst them. 


Our Capital Markets team is the most active capital markets team in the UAE, having led almost all the IPOs and rights issue which have taken place in the UAE, including two UAE issuers listed on London Stock Exchange. Dubbed as “the UAE ECM guru” by Chambers & Partners and “the first choice when it comes to UAE IPOs”. Ahmed Ibrahim is ranked as band 1 capital markets lawyer by the Legal500 and has a second-to-none and hands-on capital markets experience. He also continues to maintain his ranking by Chambers Global as a leading individual up to this day in the UAE and the Middle East. He was also nominated amongst the managing partner of the year by IFLR for 2022.

A local law firm with A regional reach

Through our UAE offices and our strategic partnerships throughout the region, we advise on North Africa and GCC jurisdictions.

We have the capabilities and experience to deliver the answers you need to move forward.

Ahmed Ibrahim

Managing Partner - IBRAHIM .N. PARTNERS

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IBRAHIM .N. PARTNERS is an independent MENA and GCC regional law firm, led by our Managing Partner, Ahmed Ibrahim, and is comprised of a team of lawyers that are experts in advising on all aspects of MENA and GCC laws. We provide advice to both domestic and foreign businesses on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious corporate and commercial matters. This includes capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, banking and finance, employment, real estate, corporate structuring, legal due diligence, distributions, franchising, and other commercial arrangements.

Our Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices are also well placed to provide local legal support across the GCC. We are also happy to announce that we have expanded our regional footprint to cover Cairo and north Africa region.


IBRAHIM .N. PARTNERS has been ranked recently by the Chambers & Partners in Band 1 and by the Legal 500 for Capital Markets in the UAE and “is now at the top of the market for ECM”. IBRAHIM & PARTNERS is also ranked in the UAE for Corporate, commercial and M&As, the firm is a “highly regarded firm [that] regularly advises on the UAE aspects of significant cross-border deals, often working alongside leading international firms. In particular, the firm is well versed in acquisitions and disposals of private and public joint stock companies”. Managing Partner Ahmed Ibrahim and Partner Malack El Masry are recognized practitioners in the UAE. Ahmed Ibrahim is also a long-standing ranked lawyer in Chambers and Partners in the UAE and Middle East.

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