Founded in 1985 by Mohammed Issa Odeh and with offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, this well-established full-service law firm has built up a reputation for providing high calibre legal services across all seven Emirates. In 2014, Mohammed`s sons Omar and Ahmed took over to continue their father’s vision for the firm. MIO’s service offerings include corporate, general commercial, litigation and arbitration, real estate, labour law, financial, and criminal law. Solutions are provided to high profile clients in the UAE of whom a growing number have the need for legal and financial advice outside of the UAE. Sectors in which the firm renders services include finance, construction, oil & gas, insurance, real estate, and hospitality.

With a growing team of over 70+ professionals, business at the firm is conducted in the Arabic, English, French and Hindi languages.

CEO Ahmed Odeh comments:

“Through our membership of AGA, we can now connect with law and accounting firms across the world so we can better service our client with business interests both inside and outside of the UAE.

“By using the alliance’s brand, we can also market our firm as truly international, therefore giving us the potential and opportunity to expand our current client offering. We also look forward to exchanging ideas and practical knowledge with colleagues within the alliance in the region and worldwide to mutual benefit.”

The professionals at the firm are also members of the American Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Business Council, British Business Group and Spanish Business Council.

Alliott Global Alliance COO Giles Brake adds:

“We are delighted to make such an important appointment in the UAE. This dynamic country continues to grow and diversify its economy, so it is essential to have a law firm with an international orientation and that is aligned with our service culture. MIO now offers truly global solutions to clients via seamless access to a winning combination of like-minded law and accounting firms in some 95 countries. Our new colleagues have already demonstrated their ability to meet the high standards expected of AGA member firms and an impressive track record of serving international clients expanding to and through the UAE and wider MENA region and internationally. A very warm welcome to Ahmed, Omar, and all the team.”

MIO joins Alliott Hadid Shahid Chartered Accountants in Dubai and Alliott Management Consulting UAE in Abu Dhabi as representatives of the alliance in the UAE.

About MIO Law Firm:

MIO Law Firm is AGA’s law firm representative for the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”).

Based in Abu Dhabi and Dubai since 1985, the firm’s legal service offerings provided in the UAE include corporate, commercial, litigation and arbitration, real estate, labour law, financial, criminal law, and family law.

About Alliott Global Alliance:

Founded in 1979, and with 220 member firms operating out of 300 offices in 95 countries Alliott Global Alliance is an international alliance of independent, law, accounting, and specialist advisory firms, working across the world Together as One.

Each of our members share a common goal: to learn and share knowledge, resources, and opportunities to make the world smaller and their businesses stronger. We work with a spirit of generosity and openness — so that together, we can continue to fulfil our ambitions, gain greater experience, and drive mutual success.

Alliott Global Alliance is expanding fast, and the alliance has its sights set firmly on growing its legal and accounting membership to 100 countries. Opportunities are available to independent professional firms in specific countries in Africa, Europe, China, the ASEAN region, Australasia, the Gulf Cooperation Council region, Central and South America and in North America. For information about membership email membership@alliottglobal.com.