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Hensley&Cook is specialised in the set-up of companies in the Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), but can facilitate the incorporation of companies outside these locations through a well-established network of partner companies.

Hensley&Cook is a business advisory service and corporate service provider with offices in the Seychelles and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. We help clients to examining the legal framework, implication on tax, availability of finance, market potential and the risks factors involved to start up a business or do their estate planning. In our solutions we follow high ethical and moral values with strict compliance to tax and other legal requirements.

Hensley&Cook offers a highly professional company formation and administration service based on best practice and streamlined processes. Our multicultural and multi-lingual team of experts makes sure, that the incorporation processes run smoothly and within the promised timeframe, but still follows stringent and comprehensive compliance checks and processes.

We have, among others, expertise in the formation and administration of trading companies, holding companies, private or family investment companies, international investment funds, foundations and trust. Our clients own real estate, ships or aircrafts with such companies, do active trading, use structures to build holding structures for international business conglomerates or administrate intellectual property rights and royalties through such companies.


We at Hensley&Cook know, that each customer is unique and has specific requirements. There is not one solution that fits all, that’s why we offer tailor made solutions for each client. Carefully adapted to the needs, cost effective and with the target in mind.

Nevertheless it may be interesting to learn more about some of the solutions Hensley&Cook has put in place for some clients, but these examples do not show a comprehensive list of solutions and our specialists are always happy to look into your specific requirements.

Estate Planning UAE

The UAE is a country that follows Sharia-law when it comes to inheritance. Proper estate planning may allow you, to have another succession planning in place. Hensley&Cook helps you, to set-up such a distribution according to your will.

Funding of Projects

Basel III will make it even more difficult for banks to lend money for financing start-ups and business expansions. Entrepreneurs will have to find finance from friends and family. Funds with bonds can help you, to do this in a professional way.


An Arabian proverb says: “If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.” Hensley&Cook helps clients to set-up structures for Philanthropy and enables them, to efficiently donate for the purpose they choose.


Hensley&Cook is a licensed Trustee in the Seychelles (ITSP), licensed to register private foundations (FSP) and international business companies (IBC) corporate service provider in the Seychelles. In the UAE we are a registered agent for IBCs and incorporate companies in all the Free Zones and with the different departments of economic development, the local registrars.

In addition Hensley&Cook offers the formation of companies in numerous jurisdictions, relying on a well established network of partner firms in the respective countries. Please note, that Hensley&Cook offers the incorporation of companies as part of a problem solving solution and is not in the business of factory like mass incorporation of firms.

UAE Mainland

UAE Mainland Companies can get a license to import goods to the UAE (an import tax applies) and can sell the goods to individual clients (subject to the activity mentioned...

UAE Onshore Free
Zone Companies

UAE Free Zone companies can do business outside the UAE and inside the Free Zone. Each Free Zone is specialised in a set of activities, it also offers infrastructure like office...

UAE International Business Company

UAE International Business Company is mainly in the set of activities they are allowed to perform and in the requirement to rent an office: Offshore companies do not have...

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Solutions are always tailor made to the specific requirements of the client. Hensley&Cook coaches the client to find the best fitting solution taking into account the specific framework provided by the client.

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