Providing critical compliance and administrative services in UAE and around the world

TMF UAE can cater for all of your compliance needs in the Emirates – from recommending the most appropriate type of entity to establish and where, to ongoing management accounting, corporate governance and even your payroll.

From incorporation to business as usual, right through to winding down, TMF UAE’s local experts can help you through your company's entire life cycle.

We work from the top level, right down to the basics of compliance, such as renewing trade licenses and helping your staff with visas and immigration.

Our teams on the ground not only have local knowledge, but also the backing of a group with global reach – helping you to do business seamlessly across borders.

Our services

Flexible delivery of bookkeeping, accounts, management reporting and tax services to local and international standards, keeping you compliant

One of the largest independent administrators of structured finance entities in the world, with teams in all key onshore and offshore locations

We support full fund lifecycles with global solutions tailormade for each client, creating value and operational efficiency for asset managers

Our expertise in corporate secretarial, regulatory compliance and fiduciary services can help you manage and maintain entities across borders

We simplify global payroll operations and HR transformation with fully managed and standardised payroll processing alongside HR admin support

Our services for private clients and their extended families cover all requirements, from complex cross-border assets to succession planning

Local services

In addition to our portfolio of global services, TMF UAE offers specific expertise and services in the following areas:

  • Fund administration
  • End of service gratuity (EoSG) and saving schemes
  • Trust structuring
  • Authorisation and establishment of financial entities in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)
  • Regulator-approved outsourced services:
    • Compliance/MLRO
    • Risk office
    • Finance officer

Doing business in UAE

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Office locations


Stewart Adams

Head of MEA Market

Conor Molloy

Market Head of Business Development


ISO/IEC 27001 Certification

ISO IEC 27001 Certification - TMF UAE adheres to the leading international standards of data security and information management.

What sets our
services apart?

More than 50 years’
experience helping
companies to expand
and operate

A global leader and the
only provider capable of
bundling corporate
secretarial, payroll, and
accounting services

One firm, with a global
master service
agreement, consistent
service and

We make a complex
world simple

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world.

With more than 10,000 colleagues in 125 offices across 86 jurisdictions, all working to the same high standards of service and security, we provide our clients with local expertise where it is needed most. Our locations cover 92% of world GDP and 95% of FDI inflow.

We are a key part of our clients’ governance, providing the accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration and legal entity management services essential to their success. We make sure rules are followed, reputations protected and operational compliance maintained.

Our global service model and technology platform put our clients in control of their portfolio of entities and global locations. The data insights we deliver keep them on top of emerging regulation, the status of their own activity and any points of risk.

We serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private equity and real estate investors, and family offices. Our clients include the majority of the Fortune Global 500, FTSE 100 and top 300 private equity firms.

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