Christian Ule

  • Arbitration
  • Contracts
  • Corporate
  • Distribution
  • International trade
  • Egypt
  • United Arab Emirates
City: Cairo, Dubai
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Christian Ule is a German-qualified attorney (Rechtsanwalt) and managing partner of the law firm ULE & STEINER, which manages the international legal practice MIDEAST | Law. He is based in the Cairo office of the law firm which is associated with the Egyptian law office of Karim Adel.

Christian represents and advises a broad client base of national and multinational companies on various aspects of business in the Middle East, concentrating on foreign direct investments (FDI) in Egypt and the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC). He:

  • advises foreign investors on setting up, acquiring, and restructuring companies in Egypt;
  • conducts due diligence;
  • drafts, reviews, and negotiates contracts with commercial or governmental entities;
  • represents clients in joint venture negotiations, tenders, and public concessions in the infrastructure sector in Egypt;
  • advises on machinery and plant construction contracts; and
  • prepares legal opinions on Egyptian law, including corporate, commercial, employment, real estate, and tax law.

Christian gained significant experience in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia as he headed the Middle East Practice Group at Coudert Brothers LLP in Frankfurt from 1995 to 2004 and worked out of Dubai from 2005 to 2015 as a corporate lawyer in his own law firm.

Christian studied political science, law, and Arabic at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., and the Universities of Heidelberg, Mainz, and Alexandria, Egypt. He did his Ph.D. in law at the University of Mainz with a dissertation on international water law on the Nile river.

Christian is an active member of the German Bar Association, the American Bar Association (Section on International Law), a founding member of the Society for Arabic and Islamic Law, member of Cross Border Business Lawyers (CBBL), the only worldwide network of German lawyers, and the German Professional Service Alliance(GPSA), representing Egypt. He is a part I practitioner of the DIFC Courts in Dubai and was the Vice-Chairman of the Arab Regional Forum of the International Bar Association from 2003 to 2008.

Christian regularly publishes articles, delivers lectures, and participates in workshops at international conferences on Middle Eastern business laws.

He speaks German, English, Arabic, Spanish, and French.

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