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Litigation & Dispute Resolution Services

Al Salam Advocates provides advice and representation to clients on litigation, domestic & international commercial arbitration, mediation, and compliance & regulatory disputes.

Al Salam Advocates handles a wide variety of domestic and international disputes and its team has extensive experience in commercial and civil litigation in various fields, such as banking and finance, aviation, construction, insolvency, debt recovery, insurance, corporate, and communications.  

Our services also include pre-litigation intervention.  Al Salam Advocates works with clients to deliver timely and cost-effective advice developed within the framework of agreed objectives. 

For businesses, and in-house legal teams, Al Salam Advocates can assist in the development of strategies to avoid or resolve disputes and also can help in investigating the complexities of litigation once a matter has reached court/arbitration.  

Corporate & Commercial Services 

Al Salam Advocates provides corporate and commercial services. In our corporate/commercial department, the work undertaken is broad in scope covering all aspects of company formation, general corporate matters, drafting and vetting of contracts and agreements, liquidation, bankruptcy, closure, mergers and acquisitions, and takeovers.  

Al Salam Advocates has many practice areas under the umbrella of its corporate/commercial services. These include all aspects of banking and finance; Islamic finance; international trade, real estate; leasing; intellectual property; labour and employment; aviation; maritime; telecommunication; and insurance.

Our associates are experts in drafting all manner of corporate and commercial legal contracts and agreements.

Al Salam Advocates also provides services to clients looking to trade and operate in the Kingdom of Bahrain who will typically be required to register a legal entity such as a company, a foreign branch or a representative office.

Our associates can advise on matters relating to starting a business or changing the structure of existing businesses.

In addition, our associates can advise and assist in Trademark, Copyright, Industrial Designs, and Patent registration in the Kingdom of Bahrain, GCC, and worldwide. 

Corporate Secretary & Corporate Governance Services 

Al Salam Advocates provides corporate secretary and corporate governance services.  

Al Salam Advocates has qualified staff that are able to provide clients with the following services under the umbrella of corporate secretary services: 

  • Act as board secretary, attend board meetings, and record minutes of meetings.

  • Prepare share certificates.

  •  Drafting of standard shareholder and directors’ resolutions and minutes of meetings.

  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance of corporate entities with relevant legal requirements, particularly under the Bahrain Commercial Companies Law. 

  • Prepare all documentation required to hold an Annual General Assembly Meeting, including the agenda of the meeting, invitations to the meeting, and the minutes of the meeting.

In addition, Al Salam Advocates provides both technical and practical support to directors and advice on corporate governance issues that may arise.

Al Salam Advocates’ team advice members of the board of directors, the board as a whole and executive management on the full range of corporate governance issues that confront companies, including:

  • Board structure and composition.

  • Board committees’ structure and composition.

  • Drafting of board committee charters.

  • Evolving trends and best practices for corporate governance, including review and updating of charters and bylaws.