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Dr. Christian Ule

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Attorney at Law (Germany)
Advocate (DIFC, Dubai)
41 Abdel Khalek Sarwat St.
Cairo – Egypt

+20 2 2391 4344 (Egypt)
20 10 99 55 38 71 (Mobile)
+49 69 57 80 89 44 (Germany)
+49 177 524 11 24 (Mobile)
ule@mideastlaw.de
Brainguide

Offices:  Cairo, Dubai, Tehran

Areas of Concentration

  • Commercial and business law, especially:
    • International law of contracts and Middle Eastern business law
    • International sale of goods, including construction of plants
    • Engineering and construction contracts (incl. F.I.D.I.C.)
  • Foreign Direct Investment with special focus on Iran, the GCC States and Egypt
  • Corporate Law
  • Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Project and Export finance
  • Technology Transfer into the Middle East incl. Know-How and license agreements
  • Legal representation before tribunals in Germany and DIFC Courts, Dubai, including arbitral tribunals, also in English as language of the proceedings

Bar Admission

  • Germany, since 1995
  • Legal Consultant, U.A.E., since 2007
  • Advocate (DIFC, Dubai), since 2012

Career

  • MIDEAST LAW, Lawyers | Avocats | Rechtsanwälte, Founder
  • Karim Adel Law Office, Cairo, Of Counsel, since 2016
  • Hatami & Associates, Internatinal Law Firm, Tehran, Foreign Legal Adviser, since 2015
  • SAAS Lawyers | Avocats, Beirut, Of Counsel, since 2014
  • SALGER Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt, associated Partner, 2004 – 2015.
  • MENA Legal Advisers FZC, Founding Partner, Frankfurt/Main and Dubai, 2004 – 2015
  • Coudert Brothers LLP, Senior Associate, Frankfurt/Main (Head of the Middle EastPractice Group), 2000 – 2004
  • Schürmann & Partners, Senior Associate, Frankfurt/Main (Co-Founder of the MiddleEast Practice Group), 1999
  • Eimer, Heuschmid, Mehle, Bonn (Head of International Desk), 1995 – 1999
  • Federal Ministry of Economic Development, EU-Department, Legal Intern, Bonn, 1994
  • Federal State Department, German Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Legal Department, 1993
  • Abt, Widmaier & Otto, Heidelberg, Lawyer, 1992 – 1993
  • Yansouni, Eldib & Partners, Alexandria (Egypt), Lawyer, 1990 – 1991

Education

  • Doctorate of Law, Mainz, 1997, Doctoral Thesis: The Law of the Non-Navigational Use of International Watercourses
  • Studies of Law, Political Sciences and Islamic Sciences at Northwestern University,Evanston (Illinois), Heidelberg, Mainz (Germany) and Alexandria (Egypt)

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Head of Legal Committee of the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Cairo, 2017
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Associate, Section of International law
  • International Bar Association (IBA), Member and Vice-Chair of the Arab Regional Forum, 2003 – 2008
  • German Federal Bar Association, Berlin, 1995
  • Frankfurt Bar Association, Frankfurt/Main, 1995
  • Forming member and curator of the Association for Arabic and Islamic Law, since 1997
  • German-Iranian Lawyers Association (DIVRB), Hamburg
  • German-Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Cairo
  • German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tehran
  • German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Hamburg

Languages

German, English, Arabic, French and Spanish

Publications

Dr. Ule regularly publishes articles and gives seminars with practical advice on Arab and Iranian business law business laws.