Michael Kortbawi is a partner in BSA’s corporate practice with a strong focus on insurance, based in Dubai, UAE. Michael has gained hands-on experience in the Middle East and North Africa region having practised in the UAE for over 11 years and supervised the organic growth of BSA into the six countries in which it now operates.

Michael’s specific areas of experience include directors’ and officers’ duties under UAE and DIFC laws, the setting up of insurance and reinsurance companies in the GCC, business acquisitions in the energy sector, joint ventures in various industries and deregistration of commercial agencies, and corporate and regulatory advice in relation to cross-border business transactions, real estate, insurance and mergers and acquisitions across the Middle East.