Michael Kortbawi

Michael Kortbawi

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Michael is a Partner in the Corporate and M&A Practice in our DIFC offices in Dubai. With a strong focus on insurance and reinsurance, he has gained hands-on experience in the Middle East and North Africa region. Now, having practiced in the UAE for over fifteen years, he has supervised the organic growth of BSA into the six countries in which we operate.

Heading a team of eight corporate lawyers, Michael oversees our corporate and regulatory advice in relation to all aspects of corporate law. This includes cross-border business transactions, real estate, insurance and mergers and acquisitions in the UAE, Iraq, Oman, and Lebanon.

Michael’s specific areas of experience include directors and officers duties under UAE and DIFC laws, setting up insurance and reinsurance companies in the GCC, business acquisitions in the energy sector, joint ventures in various industries and deregistration of commercial agencies.

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