We are thrilled to announce the opening of a new office in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This strategic expansion marks a significant milestone in the firm’s commitment to providing exceptional legal services to clients on a global basis.
The new UAE office will serve as a regional hub for Arbor to support both existing and new clients in the region. With a team of experienced and highly skilled legal professionals, Arbor is now well-positioned to meet the legal needs of businesses and individuals across the Middle East.
The new office will be led by Arbor Law co-founder and partner, Kate Bennett. Kate has more than 20 years of legal experience across the US, UK, and various developing and emerging markets. Kate specialises in corporate transactions, governance, and financial regulatory compliance. She also acts as external general counsel for expanding businesses.
Commenting on Arbor’s expansion into the UAE, Kate explained that “The establishment of a presence in the UAE represents a significant milestone for Arbor Law. This strategic expansion underscores our commitment to deliver premium, cost-effective legal services for businesses growing their presence in UAE and the Middle East. It further strengthens our ability to assist global clients in navigating complex legal challenges, leveraging our popular law firm model.”
Established in 2019, Arbor Law has developed a reputation for delivering exceptional legal solutions tailored to the unique needs of its clients and was recently recognised by Legal 500 as a “Firm to Watch”. The firm’s expansion into the UAE aligns with its commitment to providing comprehensive, client-focused services while adapting to the evolving landscape of international business.
Arbor Law is a fast growing, London headquartered law firm, known for its commitment to excellence, integrity, and client satisfaction. With a team of skilled and dedicated senior legal professionals, the firm provides a wide range of legal services to international corporates, in-house legal teams and start-ups. The Arbor Law legal team have all previously worked for top tier international law firms and as senior in- house lawyers in global businesses and fast growth start-ups. The founders were among the first lawyers to disrupt the traditional legal business model in the United Kingdom, providing flexible resourcing solutions to in house legal teams. Arbor Law’s key areas of focus include Telecoms, Technology, Corporate Finance, Transactional M&A, Corporate Governance, Regulatory Compliance, Data Protection, Media, Employment and Emerging Markets.