Richard A. Smith

Richard Smith is our exclusively recommended VISA Services expert in the United Arab Emirates on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Richard directly using the contact details listed above.

With over 20 years of experience in the UAE visa process, Richard is the Managing Director of Charterhouse Lombard, a highly client-focused business setup, support and advisory firm based in Dubai.

Richard assists clients in every step of the company formation process. From advising on the most suitable and beneficial company structure to facilitating license applications in some of the UAE’s most prestigious free zones, including the International Free Zone Authority (IFZA), DMCC Free Trade Zone, and RAKEZ (RAK) Free Trade Zone.

As part of Charterhouse Lombard’s comprehensive service, Richard helps to coordinate the entire UAE visa application process, assisting with investor visas and those for employees, family members, and other dependants.

Whatever services you require, you can be sure Richard will take the time to understand your unique needs and circumstances before advising on the best path forward. As Charterhouse Lombard is a privately owned organisation that relies on no external funding or third-party interference, any advice is always impartial and focused solely on your best interests.

Firm Overview:

Charterhouse Lombard Limited is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority to provide and manage offshore companies and offshore trusts.

Established in 1995, we have consistently delivered a professional but personal service that has been underpinned by the integrity, experience, and expertise of its management team.

Expanding into the Middle East, the Charterhouse Lombard Dubai branch has established itself in the local community with a turn-key solution for companies and individuals seeking to establish a business presence.

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