Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)

The TMT sector continues to prosper in the Middle East. Whether you are an experienced player or a disruptive start-up looking to enter the Middle East market, our experienced TMT lawyers can help you. We’ve worked on some of the biggest TMT cases the region has seen and can use this experience to guide your business safely through this constantly evolving area of law, ensuring your interests are protected at all times.

Our multi-disciplinary team have deep regulatory expertise ensuring our clients are kept afresh of the latest legal frameworks impacting their business. We draw on a portfolio of experience, covering complex matters relating to digital & data, advertising and marketing, film and television, internet and social media, entertainment, sports, and technology and telecommunications. We help our clients navigate the risks of digital disruption as well as the competitive opportunities afforded by investment in digital capital.

We are recognized as being at the forefront of the Middle East TMT sector, providing insights on cutting-edge technology developments, unchartered areas of regulation, as well as providing a connective platform for our clients. We truly understand your business and will partner with you, providing invaluable, commercial legal advice directly contributing to your success.


  • Ecommerce
  • Cryptocurrencies and digital financial markets
  • FinTech
  • Internet of Things
  • Big Data
  • Regulatory and compliance
  • M&A
  • Joint ventures
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Intellectual property
  • Dispute resolution & litigation
  • Public offerings
  • Technology agreements
  • Outsourcing & consulting contracts
  • Asset financing & acquisition
  • Infrastructure
  • Cybersecurity & data protection
  • Construction & engineering
  • Risk advisory & crisis management
"They are extremely approachable and explain the pros and cons of an action in a simple manner which can be further explained to business."

The Legal 500 2021

"BSA are very good; commercially minded and have good knowledge of the UAE market. The associates are responsive, and so are other people at BSA. They are sound in their advice and easy to use."

Chambers & Partners FinTech Guide, 2022

"The TMT team at BSA are very responsive, innovative in their legal solutions and provide first-class quality legal services."

Legal 500, 2022

"Very proactive and pragmatic in their advice and able to hold their own even amongst global firms. They are available and diligently pursue their client's interest and they have strong regional roots which they celebrate."

Legal 500, 2022

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Nadim Bardawil

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