HI Fred, thanks for the advice, I'll get in touch on email. Cheers!Hi @DinkMe,
first of all avoid Management Consultancy as the SIC of your Business Trade License as it's right now together with legal services and physical gold trade blacklisted by all banks in the UAE. It's not mention anywhere public you will be simply rejected due to "internal policy " of the bank.
Next you mentioned Mainland Company without local sponsor. It was announced big but for now nothing has been realized in practice and what is mentioned nowhere in the news that you will be required to keep 3-4m AED in local bank accounts as some sort of guarantee.
For majority of the people a Mainland Company is overpowered and to costs too much - keep in mind you are required to get a office space in the Dubai Mainland so you will face the real property prices. If you don't want to endup in Deira and get some serious office expect something between 40.000-60.000 AED for the office space only + the accounting requirement and so on.
Regarding the second part of your questions - taking over a Freezone Company together with already existing bank accounts from a friend of you could be a cost effective solution - to discuss this further just send an e-mail to [email protected] or visit our website www.dls-dubai.com to use the contact form or messenger.