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The Firm

Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC is a Sole Establishment Legal Consultancy Firm licensed by the Legal Affairs Department of Dubai to practice law in the Emirate. The office is based in JLT, the heart of the “new Dubai”, in front of Dubai Marina.

The firm is registered with DIFC Courts, a Common Law Judiciary managing Civil and Commercial disputes in English Language. Antonio has also been granted unrestricted Rights of Audience before the aforesaid Courts.

The firm has a transnational vocation and provides companies with Legal assistance in their process of internationalization as well as with consultancy related to Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) both in the UAE and Italy.

“Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC” is  also a Trademark agent, duly licensed by the UAE Ministry of Economy.

The Founder

The firm’s founder is Adv. Antonio M. Varvaro, an Italian lawyer qualified in 1990, member of Rome BAR Association, with right of audience before the Italian Court of Cassation and the highest Jurisdictions of Italy.

Antonio is also a FCIArb (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators) since 2007 and Chartered Arbitrator (qualified in London) since 2010.

In the period 2008-2011, the firm’s founder has been in charge for three years at the Italian Trade Commission – Dubai Office – (Trade Promotion Section of the Italian Embassy to the UAE) as Head of the IP Rights desk providing legal assistance to several Italian companies on Intellectual Property matters.

The areas of expertise and Global Legal assistance

Intellectual Property, asset protection, company formation, Civil and Commercial International disputes, International Commercial Arbitration, International Contracts, Corporate Law, International Tax Law are the main fields of expertise.

The firm is specialized on IP matters including registration of TMs, franchise agreements, license agreements, transfer of technologies contracts, “know-how” license, technical assistance agreements, copyrights, non – disclosure agreements and similar.

“Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC supports its clients to secure their intellectual property rights also through the establishment of ad hoc companies such as RAK ICC Intellectual Property Holding Company (IPHC).

As a long-term experienced firm in International Commercial Arbitration and Litigation, the firm also provides Legal support in IP contentious cases including counterfeit and unfair competition.

Antonio M. Varvaro Legal Consultants DMCC provides Legal assistance in over 150 Countries of the World through local Partners.


  • Italian Bar Association (since 1993)
  • International Law Association (2002)
  • Associazione Italiana per l’Arbitrato (since 2005)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (since 2007)
  • CCBE (Conseil des Barreaux de la Communauté Européenne) (since 2017)
  • Dubai Legal Affairs Department (since 2018)
  • IR Global (since 2018)
  • RAK ICC (Agent since 2020)
  • DIFC Courts (Legal Practitioner since 2020)
  • International Bar Association (2022)

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