RYCX LEGAL CONSULTANTS
Marseille – 1992 | Dubai – 1997 | Jeddah – 2023
Rycx legal consultants
RYCX LEGAL CONSULTANTS is an independent law firm founded and registered in Dubai (United Arab Emirates – UAE), in 1997.
With 2 senior French lawyers as partners :
Me Jean-François RYCX
Me Pierre-Yves LUCAS
The firm diligently aims to provide its clients with various legal services: expert legal information, consultancy and advice, the drafting of legal documents – particularly contracts -, legal assistance and representation.
Expertise – Dedication – Anticipation
General UAE and KSA laws
- For individuals and companies (local and foreign)
- Legal assistance for all aspects of the setting up
- Consultation and Legal Opinion
Companies registration in the UAE and KSA
- More than 110 companies under management Mainland and Free Zones)
- Including company secretary (GM and BoD resolutions)
Drafting of contracts under UAE and KSA laws
- Inter/intra enterprises, acquisition and DD
- For any type of arrangements and agreements
For French individuals vis-à-vis French tax authorities
From financing to review of contracts (purchase, construction)
Drafting of executive contract and assistance at termination
Local (including debt collection) and international
International carriage, insurance and logistic
Visa, Labour Card, Establishment Card, etc.
in the KSA and EAU
Digital Currency Regulations in the EAU
OUR STORY AND THE TEAM
The firm was created in 1997 by Jean François and Elisabeth Bach.
Jean François Rycx
Doctor in Law, holder of a Phd. degree from the Universities of Paris and Aix-en-Provence, specialised in International Private Law. Attended the National School for Oriental Studies (Paris) and obtained degrees in Literature, with a specialization in Arab Language & Civilization.
As from November 1992 Jean François Rycx was registered with the Bar Association of Marseille and immediately developed his activities with clients in Abu Dhabi.
Mrs. Elisabeth Bach
was the legal assistant and the group coordinator of the office.
She has been assisting Dr. Rycx since the foundation of the firm, and had previously worked in different French law firms in Marseilles as a paralegal officer.
Mr. Damien Gere
The office developed a team specialized in the set up and registration of companies under the supervision of Damien Gere. This includes the issue of visa and labour card and most importantly, compliance and governance.
Me Pierre Yves Lucas
In 2023, it was decided to restructure the office as a company by joining the activities and the clients of Rycx Legal Consultants with the activities and clients of Pierre Yves Lucas, a French lawyer admitted to the Paris Bar – (1985).
Pierre Yves Lucas had and experience of 5 Years In Saudi Arabia and over 9 years in the UAE, where he was mainly involved in international transactions and structuration.
More than 20 years’ experience in the UAE for incorporation of companies, visa issue and labour matters.
Public Relation Officer.
Lawyer admitted at the Cairo bar association.
Assistance with all matters involving the local authorities (Dubai Land Department – DLD -, Dubai Economic Department – DED – etc.) and some disputes and debt collection.
J.F. Rycx and Ahmad Gaballa are fluent in Arabic language.
Ashmira Rasika Deepani Thuwan
Personal Assistant of the Partners.
All Partner and assistants are residing in Dubai.
has developed skills in the area of the blockchain and associated solutions. He has joined Rycx Legal Consultants to advise on matters of digital currency regulations in the UAE.
has an extensive experience in the banking industry. He assists clients on bank account opening, loan facilities and negotiations of the L/C.
RYCX LEGAL CONSULTANTS story is accelerating. Indeed, French reputable lawyers whenever the matter involves other areas of skill and expertise, especially when it is expected to involve French judiciary proceedings are now working on a permanent basis with Rycx Legal Consultants.
OF COUNSEL LAWYERS
Maître Jean Christophe Pommier
Civil and Commercial Law.
Registered with the Paris bar association.
Maître Frederic Dal Vecchio
French and international taxation law.
Registered with the Nanterre bar association.
Maître Armand Feste Guidon
Registered with the Marseilles bar association.
RYCX LEGAL CONSULTANTS story is expanding in Saudi Arabia (Jeddah) by obtaining an international license from the KSA Ministry of Justice under the name of Rycx Legal Consultants in cooperation with a Saudi Law firm.
LAWYERS TEAM IN KSA
Dr Eweis Abdul Wahab
Lawyer admitted at the Cairo bar association and member of the Arab Lawyers Union and of the International Union of Lawyers. Dr. Awab has a considerable experience of the Saudi legal environment and often act as arbitrator and mediator.
Dr. Eweiss has been very active in foreign investments matters in KSA, and has advised either as part-time in house counsel or legal consultant, major Saudi companies in Hotels and Resorts, tourism, JV, real estate and project contracting projects.
INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL NETWORK
Rycx Legal Consultants is a member of EUROPE FIDES
EUROPE FIDES is a multi disciplinary association of small and medium sized independent tax, audit, accounting and law firms. While initially focused on the European market, EUROPE FIDES has branched out to Asia, the Middle East, Africa and North Africa. The association currently comprises experts from 45 member firms in 25 jurisdictions providing truly international coverage.
THE SCOPE OF ACTIVITIES
The Firm has a long term expertise to address the needs of its clients in the following various sectors: