MENA LEGAL ™, refers to the network of firms and individuals which are members of the duly registered ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™, which is holder of the trade mark MENA LEGAL ™, a Swiss Association, registered in the Commercial Registry of Zurich, Switzerland, no. CHE-402.093.724, as per the Swiss Civil Code 10th December 1907, duly represented by its president Dr. Alexander Brexendorff, c/o Wenner & Uhlmann, Bahnhofstrasse 37, 8001 Zürich, Schweiz, Brexendorff@mena-legal.com,  or through cooperation agreements associated individuals and firms.


MENA LEGAL ™ is a global consulting network of firms and professionals structured as a Swiss Association (ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES) which operates through a number of professional firms and professionals and constituent entities from the legal, tax, business consulting, accounting, property consulting, Fintech, project finance and recruitment business (the Members) located throughout the world, with focus on the European, American, Asian, Middle Eastern and North African markets to provide legal and other client related professional services under one roof. The fully independent Members are constituted and regulated in accordance with relevant local regulatory and legal requirements. The use of the name MENA LEGAL ™ is for description purposes only and does not imply that the Members are in a partnership or are part of a LLP. The responsibility for the provision of services to the client is defined in the terms of engagement between the respective Member and the client and each Member is to be regarded from liability, tax and any other perspective as fully independent and not resulting in any such of any other Member.

The Swiss Association is by itself never direct contracting or mandating party and is not providing any kind of consulting services, but each Member or associated partner, which is fully liable and responsible for all aspects mentioned above.


The Members and associated companies are based in:

  • Switzerland:
    • Dr. Alexander Brexendorff (Counselor at Law, UAE, Lawyer, Germany, business consultant, c/o Wenner & Uhlmann, Bahnhofstrasse 37, 8001 Zürich, Schweiz
  • United Arab Emirates:
    • Dr. Alexander Brexendorff, Counselor at Law, c/o MENA LEGAL ADVISERS FZC (Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone)
    • Humaid Mohammed Al Ansari, UAE Federal Advocate License, Business Consultant
    • MLA ASSOCIATES DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Free Zone), Dubai
  • Qatar:
    • In association with Ali Yousef Al Ali, (Qatar Financial Centre in formation)
  • Syria:
    • Branch office of MENA LEGAL ADVISERS
  • Germany
    • Winter & Kababgi Rechtsanwälte in Partnerschaft (German company, Munich)
    • Eckhard Schaffitzel (German business consultant), Karlsruhe
    • In association with Häckl Treuhand GmbH Steuerberatungsgesellschaft, Wiesenweg 18, 86938 Schondorf, Germany, AG Augsburg, HRB 29387
    • In association with CT Executive Search LLC, Berlin Office
  • The Netherlands:
    • MENA LEGAL in association with lawyers Anthony Raftopol (Attorney at Law, U.S.) & Adriaan Koch (Lawyer, The Netherlands)
  • Egypt:
    • Omar ElGeddawy, Lawyer, International Group Law Firm
  • Oman:
    • In cooperation with Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co. Barristers & Legal Consultants
  • Saudi Arabia:
    •  In association with Pioneering Law Firm
  • Italy
    • In cooperation with Stuido Legale Associato Martinez & Novebaci, Milano, Torino
  • Iran:
    • Law Offices of Dr. Hassan Amirshahi (Esq.) & Associates
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • France
  • United Stated of America:
    • In association with NewLawUS, Phoenix/Arizona
    • In cooperation with Stuido Legale Associato Martinez & Novebaci, Miami Beach
    • In association with Haroon M. Cheema / N2growth
  • United Kingdom:
    • In association with Atkins Thomson, London
    • In cooperation with Irwin Mitchell LLP, London, UK wide offices
    • Bronte Philips (Middle East and Iran Expert), Cambridge
  • Russian Federation:
    • In association with lawyer Artem Pylaev
    • In association with CT Executive Search LLC, Moscow Office
  • Peoples Republic of China:
    • In association with MLA Associates, Beijing
  • Gibraltar
    • In association with QTC INTERNATIONAL LTD, Suites 41/42, Victoria House, 26 Main Street, Gibraltar

Please note that for some of the above stated partners the formal membership procedures are still ongoing and therefore, reference is made to them by indicating “in cooperation” or “in association”.

All references on this website to “ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES”, "MENA LEGAL", "the firm", "we" or "us" mean, except where clearly stated, one or more of the Members in the ISKANDER & ASSOCITES ™ network and their associated service companies or the MLA ASSOCIATES ™ network itself business consulting, legal and tax services are provided independently by each of the separate Members.  No member firm or any of its partners or professionals acts as agent for any other Member or any of its associated partners.  No individual partner or professional in any Member has authority to bind any other Member.

No ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ member is responsible or liable for the acts or omissions of any other Member or of ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ in any way.


ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ - Partners and Locations

Where in this website we refer to an individual as a 'partner' we are referring to an individual who is a partner of a member or an expert consultant of a ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ Member or an employee or consultant in a Member firm with equivalent standing and qualifications to such a partner or member. 

Where in this website we refer to a ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ "Location" we are referring to an office of a ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL™ Members.


Key information on using this website

This Terms of Use and Legal Notices section provides important information about how ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ is organized and sets out or refers to the terms governing your use of the website.  The location specific notices provide further information on ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™, including information required by the law and by regulators in the relevant location.  If you are in any doubt about any of this information, please contact us (see details below). 



This website provides information on and material containing matters of interest produced by ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™. The material on this website is provided only for your information and does not constitute legal or other advice on any specific matter.  Users of this website requiring or seeking legal advice are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own lawyers, and should do so before taking, or refraining from taking, any action in reliance on any information on this website.  This website is not intended to and does not create any client/lawyer relationship between any user and any ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ network firm. 

In this Terms of Use and Legal Notices section "you" and "user" means the individual accessing this website and where that access is made in a business context any company or other organization of which that individual is an officer, partner, member, employee or agent and other members of the same group as that company or other organization to whom information on this website is passed.

You need not disclose your identity to us in order to use this website.  However, you may use this website to provide information including personal information to us and this website may use "cookies" to collect anonymous traffic data from you and other users who access this website.  The internet servers may also automatically record details about any computer used to access the website (such as the IP address, domain name and browser type), the date and time of access, and details of the information downloaded.  Please see the Privacy Statement and the Cookies Policy for information about how we use and handle personal information provided to or collected by us and about your agreement to the use of that information.

These Terms of Use and Legal Notices and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the website and your use of it, whether of a contractual or non-contractual nature, are governed by and are to be construed in accordance with the law of Switzerland.  The courts of Zurich, Switzerland are to have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with this website and your use of it. 


Your responsibilities as user

You are responsible for the consequences of your own decisions as to the use of the information and material contained in the website, and its possible application to any circumstances you may be facing.  It is for you to decide whether you should obtain legal advice.  You do not have to be a client of MENA LEGAL ™ or any of the ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ network of companies to use the website.

You may only view, download or print content from this website for your non-commercial, personal or internal business use. You must obtain our prior written consent if you wish to use or reproduce any content from the website for any other reason.  This does not allow you in any form or by any means to:

·         Use any part of the website for an illegal purpose or in a way which is inaccurate or misleading or offensive, or which brings ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ or any of its partners, other lawyers or employees into disrepute

·         Reproduce all or any material part of the content or design of this website, adapt, store in a retrieval system, transmit, print, display, perform, or publish or create derivative works from, any part of the content or design of this website

·         Cause any of the material on this website to be framed or embedded in another website

·         Commercialize any information, products or services on this website

except with our prior written consent or as permitted by applicable copyright law.

We reserve the right to exclude persons who do not respect the Terms of Use.


Website content

Except where another jurisdiction is specified, legal content on this website is based on laws applicable in the country or jurisdiction to which the page relates or in which the author practices.  Material on this website may be updated and amended from time to time, and may not reflect the most recent legal developments.  

Although you may be able to access this website in a jurisdiction in which MENA LEGAL ™ related law firms do not have an office, ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ does not represent that any of the Members or any of their lawyers is permitted to provide legal advice on the laws of that jurisdiction.


Lawyer/Attorney/Consultants/Tax advisers Advertising

This website gives you information on the expertise and experience of our people, in particular our lawyers and tax advisers.  Their success in the past does not guarantee a similar outcome in the future.  Legal and commercial outcomes in the future, or where the laws of different jurisdictions apply, may differ from outcomes described in this website.


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ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ are registered trademarks and may not be used without our prior consent. Same applies to our logos.


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You must not create or maintain any link from another website to this website without our written consent.


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Save to the extent that any liability cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law (including liability for death or personal injury, or for fraud or reckless disregard of professional obligations), all liability of the ISKANDER & ASSOCIATES ™ / MENA LEGAL ™ Members, and their affiliates, partners, other lawyers/consultants and employees, to you or any other person for loss or damage of any kind (however caused, including by negligence) arising from or relating in any way to any material and/or any use of the website, or the availability of the website or any content, is excluded.

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