Why Choose Us?


years strong Global network


years total Partner experience


clients served since the beginning


years of practicein UAE & region

Licenses & Affiliations

Registered with DFSA, DIFC

We are one among the 17 Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA, DIFC) Registered Auditors in Dubai.

Registered with ADGM

We are registered in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial centre based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Affiliated to ICAEW

Affiliated to ACCA

Affiliated to ICAI

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Who we are

UHY James (incorporating UHY James Chartered Accountants and UHY James Advisory LLC) is the UAE based independent member firm of leading global accounting network - UHY International. The firm, recognized as a trusted partner in the Audit, Accounting & Advisory space in the region since 2005, offers pragmatic solutions that help enterprises, of varying capacities, to transform their growth story.

Headquartered in Dubai with a flourishing presence in other emirates of the UAE, UHY James is among one of the leading audit firms in Dubai. Through years of building and sustaining the trust of regulators and clients alike, the firm has earned its place among the select 17 registered auditors who were approved by Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) in DIFC and Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) in ADGM, after rigorous on-boarding procedures.

UHY James prides on delivering seamless services to clients from diverse industries powered by 200 + years of total Partner level experience and the expertise brought forth by almost 100 finance professionals and certified accountants wielding solid business acumen and financial insight.

Led by CEO & Managing Partner James Mathew, the firm has been leading from the forefront, for almost 30 years, in helping businesses navigate the curveballs that impact the UAE economy. A trusted name in the corporate corridors of the UAE, UHY James has been an integral force in the evolution of the UAE business landscape..


CEO message

CEO Message

After two years of firefighting the economic headwinds due to the pandemic, 2022 has provided businesses a clean slate to strategize the way forward - rooted in ethos; driven by innovation.

As one of the UAE’s leading professional service providers, we have been instrumental in shaping business organisations across diverse sectors and industries in every emirate of the UAE, over the last 30 years. The last two years, since the outbreak of the pandemic, have been a learning curve for our team of 8 Partners and almost 100 finance professionals as we handheld clients and aspiring entrepreneurs in transforming their business and entering new markets.

Our practice of almost 3 decades is committed towards nourishing businesses through our insights and ensuring our team accelerates their professional learning regularly. Our people make our practice and build our clients through the services we offer. As the economic environment continues to become more dynamic, we play to our strengths, stick to our ethics, accelerate our knowledge and deliver quality services in the UAE and across the region.

Walking the extra mile to meet our client’s business needs defines our DNA and we take pride in staying “committed to your growth story”. If your business needs gentle handholding, expert understanding of local intricacies and solid exposure to a global market, your search ends here!


Value Proposition

With over 30 years of experience in the UAE and across the region, UHY James wields the ability to compete effectively at the local and Global level – backed by the reach of an international accounting group.

The team is central to ensuring clients receive quality services that help them build future ready businesses. Committed to adopting a forward-looking approach ensures services are aligned to the UAE’s transition towards a regulated economic environment. Playing to its STRENGTHS UHY James delivers top notch services that offer clients a seamless customer journey.

  • Specialized industry & functional expertise across levels
  • Effective adoption of new reforms & legislations
  • Synergy of solid local expertise & expansive global reach
  • Streamlined customer profitability approach
  • Strategic solutions ease business complexities

‘Your Partner of Choice’
‘Committed to Your Growth Story’


Why UHY?

As an independent member firm established under the canopy of the UHY global network, UHY James offers clients the winning combination of specialist industry knowledge and regional insight which is amplified by the pooled resources of the global network.

Rooted in the belief that unwavering commitment to quality standards is integral to drive sustained success, differentiates the firm from peers. The ethos is echoed each time an organization joins forces with us as their “Preferred Partner of Choice” and leverages our expertise in any of the service verticals offered.

The wide array of services offered focus on delivering relevant and intelligent solutions to clients. UHY James effectively exceeds client expectations by delivering the highest standard of professional services in an efficient, value based & diligent manner.


UHY International embraces and epitomises the philosophy of being ‘The Network for Doing Business’.

Established in 1986 and based in London, UHY International is a leading network of independent accounting and consulting firms. The network delivers tailor made services that match pace with the corporate culture of the client - backed by specialised sector, industry, and country specific insights. Driven by values of professionalism, quality, integrity and innovation, UHY International carries exceptional competitive advantage.