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Tala Alhreish

T: +971 4 407 3948 M: +971 52 120 3198 Email Tala | vCard Office: Dubai

Tala Alhreish Associate

Contact details

Tala Alhreish

Tala Alhreish
Associate

T: +971 4 407 3948 M: +971 52 120 3198 Email Tala | vCard Office: Dubai

Tala is a corporate associate in the firm's Dubai office. She has a broad range of experience in advising corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and corporate restructurings.
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Tala has significant experience in advising clients based in the Middle East region and assisting in large-scale commercial transactions based in the Middle East.

She regularly acts for a broad range of clients, including state-owned entities, sovereign wealth funds, lenders and private companies across a wide variety of industries and in particular agriculture, energy and infrastructure.

Tala also regularly advises clients on securities regulations in the UAE from a compliance and due diligence perspective.

  • Corporate
  • Corporate governance
  • Regulatory compliance

Abu Dhabi state owned entity 

Advising the shareholders on its sale of 50% of its stake in a group agriculture business for approximately US$1.5 billion. 

Inspired Education Holdings Limited 

Advising the UK based educational service provider, on the multi-million-dollar private equity acquisition of Synkers Lebanon, a Lebanese-based education platform with a subsidiary in Dubai. 

DFSA investment management company 

Advising the shareholder of a DFSA regulated company on the sale of its 90% stake. 

Watchbox

Advising Watchbox, a US headquartered e-commerce platform for buying, selling and trading watches, on its ground-breaking joint venture with Al Seddiqi & Sons, a UAE retailer of luxury watches and jewellery, partnered to create WatchBox Middle East.

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Multinational energy corporation

Advised on the regulations for the trading and blending of petroleum products both in UAE onshore and Fujairah free zone.

Major UK-based real estate developer

Advising a major UK-based real estate developer in reviewing its current marketing model in the UAE and the restructuring options available including, direct foreign investment and the restrictions.

Multinational construction group 

Advising on the UAE onshore and free zone legal and regulatory environment in respect of bankruptcy and liabilities of stakeholders in the group entities. 

Zhongman Petroleum and Natural Gas Group 

Advised the management on the implementation of its multi-jurisdictional compliance requirements deriving from the Shanghai Stock Exchange listing rules. 

More: Corporate governance

SCA financial services regulations

Advising both UAE-based and international entities on licensing requirements of financial services and promotion of financial products in the UAE.

DFSA rules and regulations

Advising DIFC-based entities as well as foreign entities looking to establish within the DIFC on adapting their corporate structure, corporate governance and documentation to comply with regulatory requirements.

DED and other Free Zone authorities in the UAE

Advising on the regulatory requirements of the different authorities, whether mainland or free-zone, and solutions to adapt the business to such requirements.

  • UAE

Abu Dhabi state owned entity

Advising the shareholders on its sale of 50% of its stake in a group agriculture business for approximately US$1.5 billion.

Inspired Education Holdings Limited 

Advising the UK based educational service provider, on the multi-million-dollar private equity acquisition of Synkers Lebanon, a Lebanese-based education platform with a subsidiary in Dubai. 

Major UK-based real estate developer

Advising a major UK-based real estate developer in reviewing its current marketing model in the UAE and the restructuring options available including, direct foreign investment and the restrictions.

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