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Corporate Structuring

Embarking on your business journey in the UAE begins with a thorough understanding of the diverse company structures available. Our team of experts will help you to provide guidance to recommend the most suitable legal structure for your company, choosing the best legal form, handling all approvals, and maintaining compliance with local laws and regulations.

Mainland Dubai

A mainland company in the UAE is a formally registered business within the Ministry of Economy, under the supervision of the Department of Economic Development (DED). A UAE sponsor is required for establishing a company in mainland.

There are several types of mainland companies:

— Joint Liability Company

— Limited Partnership Company

— Limited Liability Company

— Public Joint Stock Company

— Private Joint Stock Company

— Branches and Representative offices

— Civil Companies

The Freezones

A free zone company is a company registered in a free Zone. Free Zones are designated areas in each Emirate, that are regulated and functioned by the Free Zone Authority (FZA).

There are more than 50 free zones across the borders of the UAE, each Free Zone has its own rules and regulations, some of the most popular Free Zones are:

— Dubai Multi Commodities Centre.

— Masdar City Free Zone.

— Dubai Commercity.

— Meydan Free Zone.

— Jebel Ali Free Zone.

Offshore Companies

offshores companies are legal business entities that is operated outside the registered jurisdiction (established outside the country of residence). There are two main jurisdictions in the UAE that offers the establishment of offshore companies which are:

— Ras Al Khaimah (RAK)

— Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA)

Ready to establish your business in the UAE? Contact our team now for expert guidance on choosing the right company structure, navigating approvals, and ensuring compliance with local regulations. Reach out to us via phone at ‎04 546 0252 or email us at

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