Derek Robins

Dubai, UAE

T. +971 4 528 5555

Derek is an associate based in the Commercial Department of our Dubai office.

He assists the team in the drafting of commercial agreements and advice relating to commercial transactions. As a creative problem solver, he enjoys the challenge of the rapidly changing and growing legislative environment that is United Arab Emirates.

Derek holds an L.L.B degree from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and has practiced as an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa for 9 years. He has been exposed to various areas of law including corporate, commercial, high court litigation , personal injury and medical malpractice litigation.

Derek is fluent in English and can converse in Afrikaans.

Areas of expertise
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Litigation
  • Private Client
  • High Net Worth Individuals
Highlights of experience
  • Played a vital role in the sequestration of a former Chief Executive Officer who had fled the Jurisdiction to avoid an unpaid Judgement.
  • Prepared objections to the building of a Regional Shopping Centre which has 9 years after the objection, yet to built.
Education & qualifications
  • LLB Law, University of KwaZulu - Natal, South Africa
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