Khamis Abulhawa

KHAMIS ABULHAWA

PARTNER (MICHAEL KYPRIANOU (MIDDLE EAST) DMCC)

Dubai
khamis@kyprianou.ae Telephone: +971.52.35.84.009, +357.25.36.36.85

SPECIALIZATION:
Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Employment Law, Immovable Property,Immigration Law, International Tax Planning.

EDUCATION:
LLB in Law (University of Lancaster, UK), LLM in International Business and Corporate Law (University of Lancaster, UK).

Within the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE’), Khamis Abulhawa has experience in establishing/registering free zone and offshore companies within the UAE, assists in other corporate related matters and has the experience to assist clients with applying for UAE residence permits.

In general, Khamis has wide-ranging company and commercial experience, especially in corporate advisory, corporate restructuring and finance. He advises clients regarding shareholder and joint venture agreements. He also specialises in immigration law and immovable property. The majority of his clientele comes from overseas.

Khamis has particular experience of registering companies with the Cyprus Migration Department to enable them to employ third country nationals. He provides assistance to investors for the obtaining of the Cypriot Citizenship (Citizenship by Investment scheme) or the Immigration Permit. He also advises clients in real estate matters and he focuses on property purchase and conveyancing. Khamis often carries out legal due diligence reviews of companies, issues legal opinions and assists in several other corporate law issues. In addition, he advises international banks and syndicates of banks in a wide range of finance transactions and he deals with facility agreements, secured and unsecured loans, guarantees, charges, pledge agreements and other security documents.

Khamis is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association and the Nicosia Bar Association. He speaks English, Greek and basic Arabic.