since 1974

start-ups & free zone company formation

AVGLaw advices newly-established companies, especially in the IT and digital sector, in the full range of their initial activities, from the establishment of their legal formation to the registration of logos and trademarks, all forms of licensing, their contracts with employees and clients and their relationship with banks and other financial institutions. It also helps them explore investment and financing opportunities, through venture capital, public organisations and projects (e.g. JEREMIE) and private equity funds.

AVGLaw also advices firms that wish to establish themselves in low-tax or tax-free jurisdictions and free zones, such as Cyprus, Hong Kong or the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Our firm advices on the prons and cons of several free zones (such as DAFZA, JAFZA, DMCC, DIFC, DIC, JLT and Hamriya) and covers the full range of company formation procedures and licenses (commercial, professional and industrial).