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Profile of Mr. Jörg Seifert

Mr. Jörg Seifert was born in 1963 in Heidelberg, Germany. He studied law in Würzburg and Göttingen, where he passed the First State Examination. He completed his Referendariat (training as junior barrister) and his Second State Examination in Oldenburg. Jörg Seifert is a German advocate (Rechtsanwalt) and member of the Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer) Oldenburg/Lower Saxony. He is admitted to practice law in all district courts, regional courts and higher regional courts in Germany. He is also admitted to practice law in the courts of the Dubai International Financial Center and the Dubai Tenancy Disputes Settlement Centre (Court for Landlord and Tenant Law) in the United Arab Emirates.

Since 1995 he is permanently practising law in the Middle East. For three years he was heading the European Section of the law firm of Dr. Hasan Al Mulla Lawyers & Legal Consultants in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During this period Mr. Jörg Seifert was appointed the official legal counsel of the Austrian Embassy in Riyadh by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In December 1998 Mr. Jörg Seifert transferred his residence to Dubai, United Arab Emirates and joined the local law firm Al Sharif Advocates & Legal Consultants. Amongst other tasks, his work primarily focuses on catering to the needs of foreign investors in the UAE and the other countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council.


Memberships:
Mr. Jörg Seifert has published several articles on selected legal topics related to the countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council (Publications) and he is:
Honorary member of the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the Centre for International Legal Studies in Salzburg/Austria

and a member of the following associations:

German Near And Middle East Association (Nah- Und Mittelost-Verein e.V.) in Berlin
GHORFA Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry e.V. in Berlin
German Lawyers Association – Workshop for International Legal Relations (Deutscher Anwaltverein – Arbeitsgemeinschaft für internationalen Rechtsverkehr) in Berlin
Foreign Lawyers Association (Ausländischer Anwaltverein e.V.) in Hamburg
International Bar Association in London
Arabic and Islamic Law Association (Gesellschaft für Arabisches und Islamisches Recht) in Frankfurt
SILFA – Staubach International Law Firm Alliance


Exemplary Mandate Overview:
The services listed here, which were provided independently by the legal attorney Jörg Seifert and by his team, are merely exemplary in nature and in no way complete.
Advising a business organization representing the Federal Republic of Germany and acting on behalf of the German Federal government on the legal restructuring of its marketing company in Dubai.

Advising a European weapons technician during his negotiations with the UAE’s Ministry of Defense with regard to the local manufacturing of a new weapons system.

Notarized appointment of advocate Seifert by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, in his capacity as chairman and CEO of the largest air travel service provider in the Middle East, as legal representative for founding and establishing a joint venture with a British travel service provider in Dubai.

Successful representation of a German leading supplier in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and fare collection systems in arbitration proceedings in Dubai regarding a project with the Dubai Road & Transport Authority against the Dubai branch of a Kuwaiti company specializing in electro-mechanical contracting – awarded amount AED 15 Million (100% of claimed amount).

Advising a local Emirate government regarding the construction and operation of a central sewage collection and treatment system, as well as revision and drafting of relevant contracts.

Transformation of the legal structure of the local branch of a major Swiss food wholesaler.

Drawing up the local sales contract for the UAE market launch of the product of an internationally active Japanese energy drink manufacturer.

Drawing up the local sales contract for the UAE market launch of the product of an internationally active Japanese energy drink manufacturer.

For a more comprehensive list of further mandates and services rendered please click the below link.

  List of further mandates


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Jörg Seifert, Al Sharif Advocates & Legal Consultants
48 Burj Gate - Sofitel Hotel Downtown Business Tower, 7th Floor, Shaikh Zayed Road (Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall Metro Station)
P. O. Box 8867, Dubai - UAE
Tel: +971-4-348 8808 Fax: +971-4-348 1230 Mobile: +971-50-6367 443
Jörg Seifert is a German advocate (Rechtsanwalt) and member of the Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer) Oldenburg/Lower Saxony.
He is practising his profession in accordance with the provisions of the Rules and Regulations for the German Bar.