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Our litigation team has extensive experience in a variety of commercial and civil litigation such as banking and finance, aviation, construction, insolvency, corporate, and communications. We guide you through all aspects of the litigation process, court appearances, selection and management of experts, and out of court settlement negotiations.

Our services also include pre-litigation intervention.

The provision of legal advice to the banking and finance sector is a highly specialised area of law, where reputation of client and advisor is paramount. Our banking and financial services team provides practical commercial advice to a broad range of clients.

We are experienced in all Islamic finance contracts (including Ijara, Istisna'a, Mudaraba, Murabaha and Musharaka) and in Islamic finance techniques in a very wide variety of industries.

We cover all of our clients’ Intellectual Property needs from registration, maintenance, licensing and counseling related to trademarks, patents, copyrights and industrial designs and models in Bahrain, GCC countries, and the rest of the Arab countries through our associates.

We are experienced in handling registration of aircraft before the Civil Aviation Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain plus registration of dry and wet leases, securities and aircraft mortgages. We also assist our clients in drafting and vetting aircraft leases, operating leases, engines maintenance agreements, code sharing agreements, ground handling agreements, and catering agreements. We are capable of assisting airlines on how to operate to new destinations including opening new offices and registration before the governmental authorities.

We take a proactive approach to labor and employment relations by understanding each client's business objectives, identifying risks, and assisting in developing strategies to achieve those objectives. We advise on domestic employment law issues. 

Key areas of advice include employment agreements and policies; consulting and secondment arrangements; the termination of contracts; all aspects of restructuring and redundancy; advising and representing clients in relation to all types of employment litigation, mediation and dispute resolution; advising on trade union relations; and advising on all areas of employee benefits.

Al Salam Advocates has qualified staff to act as board secretary, attend board meetings and record minutes of meetings. In addition, Al Salam Advocates provides both technical and practical support to directors and advice on corporate governance issues that may arise.

Our team handle both domestic and international arbitrations. We offer clients assistance, representation, and advice at all stages of the arbitration process. This includes pre-contentious negotiations, the conduct of arbitral proceedings, advocacy at trial, and the challenge and enforcement of arbitral awards.

We also appear before national courts to prosecute or defend applications for interim measures in support of arbitration, such as injunctions, attachments, and orders preserving evidence. We assist our clients in drafting arbitration agreements and advising on dispute avoidance and risk management. We can represent our clients before all the major arbitration institutions such as UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, and ICSID. We also advise on dispute resolution through expert determination, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques.

We are one of the preeminent criminal defense firms in Bahrain. We are experienced advocates in all courts of criminal jurisdiction.

Al Salam Advocates is widely involved in initial public offerings, venture capital and private equity, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, corporate governance matters, and the representation of start-up companies.