Our Middle East service is led by Raj Pahuja, who has extensive experience of working with businesses in the Arabian Gulf and with UK businesses wishing to trade there.
Our international group brings together specialist experts from across the firm, ensuring the key contact at HCR can help drive your matter forward.
Raj Pahuja qualified in New York (2000) and England (2002) and has significant experience in the Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) countries, having lived and worked in both the UAE and Bahrain for over 12 years where he worked for Al Tamimi & Company and Expo 2020 Dubai respectively. Raj has a broad client base which include distributors, manufacturers, consultancy services providers, sports management companies, athletes, private equity investors and owners.
From corporate and commercial matters to navigating complicated employment and immigration law, we provide a practical, commercial approach. There are some areas where our experience and connections enable us to provide additional value for our clients, including:
The team regularly advised Expo 2020 Dubai on various software contracts including software licenses, software development agreements, software maintenance agreements, SaaS agreements and third party EULAs.view full case study
We have represented the minority shareholder in a central London property agency based in Berkeley Square which manages the multi-billion London estate of an Arabian Royal Family.view full case study
Our work in technology has seen us advising a variety of businesses. This has ranged from advising a supplier of IT-related services in relation to an e-voucher solution for the FIFA World Cup 2022 to advising a UAE-based communications company consultancy regarding the expansion of their business in the UK.view full case study