ABOUT Gabriel Ibiem Advocates & Legal Consultants

Gabriel Ibiem Advocates & Legal Consultants is one of the highly respected, renowned and long established law firms in the UAE.

Established in 1976 the firm's name is taken from our founder and Chairman Barrister Eric Osie, advocate and legal consultant who later distinguished himself as Secretary General of the UAE Council of Ministers as well as Director of the office.

With offices located in London, Wales and Scotland, Gabriel Ibiem Advocates & Legal Consultants has built a reputation for courtesy, integrity and reliability. Our approach is proactive, flexible and with emphasis on providing a personal service to meet each client's specific requirements. We know that the majority of our clients are motivated to come to us for efficient and economic results and therefore, we listen to and assess their needs very carefully before offering advice.

To ensure that we provide the best of services to our clients we have recruited a highly qualified and experienced group of lawyers and legal consultants being experts in their fields, from different countries such as USA, Australia, India, Canada and United Kingdom. We have also a dedicated team in each office providing legal and administrative support to our lawyers and legal consultants.

Gabriel Ibiem Advocates & Legal Consultants is licensed to appear before all UAE Courts of all levels.

We regularly provide commercial law advice to a wide range of businesses, both domestic and foreign owned, who are operating or seeking to establish themselves in the UAE. We are well versed in all the UAE's business and company formation, licensing laws and procedures whether on-shore, off-shore or free zone.

We represent banks and insurance companies providing both business and regulatory support and advice.

We advise property developers, both large and small on their proposed acquisition of sites and on their development for commercial, retail or residential use.

We have considerable experience in construction and development projects as well as energy projects delivering advice to those industry sectors on a wide range of issues.

We are regularly instructed in both civil and criminal matters which require litigation, arbitration or other forms of dispute resolution.

Our practice while UAE based extends to the other European countries and beyond where it is serviced by an established worldwide network of correspondent law firms


+ Debt Collection

+ Civil Law

+ Criminal Law

+ Personal Matter

+ Corporate & Banking Law

+ Family & Matrimonial Law