We provide legal advice to foreign clients planning to invest in the Maldives. These services cover all aspects of the client’s business and all transactions undertaken by the client within the framework of the local regulatory regime. Our investment advisory team already assists numerous enterprises in undertaking business in the Maldives and is conscious of the challenges arising in the business world of today. We help investors to manage risks and resolve problems effectively, by providing pragmatic advice that enable them to achieve their investment ambitions. Our major areas of practice are:

  • Advising on Maldivian policies related to foreign investment in different economic sectors, early warning on potential areas of difficulty and conflict, as well as analysing its positive impaction to the specific projects.
  • Advising on the possibility for foreign investors to obtain an investment license, restrictions and conditions applicable to such investors, and the recommendation of appropriate solutions for investing in that particular industry.
  • Preparing documents required for obtaining investment certificates, sub-licenses or permits, working with authorities to obtain the relevant permits and negotiating and settling any legal issues, post-issuance.
  • Assist in negotiations and prepare corporation, business, or shareholders agreement and all other relevant documents in joint-venture arrangements.