The safest legal form to operate commercial activity is LLC (Limited Liability Company). As per mandatory Government requirement this company will have 51% share holding by UAE national and 49% share holding by Expatriate partner. Memorandum of Association (MOA) signed in Notary public will provide all necessary powers to designated expatriate manager/Partner.
The legal form to operate professional activity will be 100% expatriate owned professional license. UAE national will be the service agent for the company.