AlSaif Law Firm provides comprehensive legal services and has the expertise to assist you in addressing and dealing with the diverse and complex issues related to registering companies, structuring employment contracts and supervise your business in Iraq. Our team of legal experts builds solutions that will best suit your needs and assist you in achieving your goals. Solving your most challenging business-related problems and enabling your success is our mission. To facilitate such objectives we structure, draft, negotiate and review all the necessary documentation related to your business, and assist you in resolving related disputes, whether this be through negotiation skills, mediation, conciliation and adjudication, arbitration or litigation.
Social Security, Work Permits, Employment & Labor Law
Every business must deal with employment and labour and our client support covers all aspects of entering, managing, and terminating employment relations. We provide counselling on the creation and preservation of healthy and safe work environments, the drafting of contracts, and work visa. Along with all aspect of dispute resolution such as internal investigations, labour litigation, settlement of claims, protection of confidential information, and enforcement of non-compete obligations.
Registaring and Licensing of Companies in Iraq
In Iraq, the two main legislation regarding the establishment of companies in the Companies Law No.21 for the year in 1997 (amended) alongside with the Systems and Branches of Foreign Companies law No.2 for the year 2017. Both laws are seen as the legal basis for registering Iraqi companies, including those owned by Iraqis, partners with an Iraqi, companies that would like to open a branch in Iraq, or companies that can be only owned by Iraqis such as commercial agency companies which are registered in accordance with the provisions of the Commercial Agencies Law. Our firm would help clients register their companies using our experience in the mentioned laws.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Al Saif Firm offers a wide range of legal services related to Merger and Acquisition, completing purchases and sales transactions (ownership shares), acquisition and transfer of ownership and assets.
Taxation & Custom Services
Corporate income taxation and value-added tax are areas of growing importance and interest for businesses operating in Iraq. Our Firm provides a wide range of assistance regarding the taxing system in Iraq. We also assist companies in filing their tax and issuing ID numbers
Intellectual Property Law
We offer comprehensive advice on all aspects of copyright and trademark law, particularly the registration of company/ business name, protection and enforcement of related intellectual property rights. We provide all legal services relating to intellectual property and it is characterized by its consultancy, advisory and negotiating capacity that can provide legal services in the field of publication, copyright, trademarks, patents and intellectual property registration and design.
Financial ServicesRegulation and Investigations
Our team can help guide you through an increasingly complex regulatory landscape where national and international regulations may interact or conflict. Our approach combines both experts in contentious and non-contentious matters. We help to protect clients from regulatory risk and also advise them on how to take advantage of the emerging opportunities. We also provide clients with specialized legal services regarding insurance-related litigation.
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
We have long-standing expertise in the representation of clients from various industrial sectors in arbitration proceedings through all stages, including strategic analysis, alternative dispute resolution and mediation, and representing clients from the start to finish of major disputes.
Bank Related Issues
We act for lenders, borrowers, issuers, underwriters, sponsors and venture capital firms in all sectors on a wide range of financing, including acquisition and project finance, financial restructuring, derivatives and financial products, syndicated loans, conventional banking business, and the Islamic banking business issues.