Leading UAE law firm, Hadef & Partners has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to become the official legal supporter of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.

The agreement will see almost 100 of Hadef & Partners’ highly-experienced lawyers from the UAE, Middle East and international arena provide legal advisory services from their Abu Dhabi and Dubai offices in the build-up to, during and after the World Games.

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will take place between 14 – 21 March and will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces.

With more than 7,500 athletes from over 192 nations competing, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will be the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world and will set the benchmark for the most unified Games in the 50-year history of the Special Olympics movement.

Hamad Al Zaabi, Senior Director of Business Support at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, said: “We are very grateful to have Hadef & Partners on board with us as the official legal supporter of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.

“With this partnership, Hadef & Partners will provide required support and legal consultation to Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. The team’s expertise will help us ensure a long-lasting legacy for People of Determination.”

Dr Faraj Ahnish, Managing Partner of Hadef & Partners, added: “We are extremely proud of our history, heritage and reputation as a dedicated UAE law firm and when we saw the opportunity to become involved, we did not hesitate.

“The Games will be the largest of its kind to date in this region and provide a unique opportunity to create and deliver awareness and change for People of Determination in the UAE and to showcase our wonderful people, cities and culture at the same time. We are delighted to be involved in this momentous event and offer our support to ensure a memorable Games.”