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MEET THE TEAM

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Omar Al Baloushi

Founding Partner 

Proprietor of Middle East Alliance Legal Consultancy L.L.C 

Emirati Lawyer licensed and registered in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

Mr. Omar Al Baloushi specializes in Sharia Law and has more than 10 years of experience in the legal profession. His main area of expertise includes Islamic wills, Islamic jurisprudence, and Islamic law of inheritance as well as Islamic Banking and Finance.

 

He is fluent in Arabic and English.

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Dr. Habib Muhammad Abdullah Wazir

Chairman

Chairman of the Board Directors of Middle East Alliance Legal Consultancy L.L.C

Corporate and Commercial Law

Dr. Habib is an accomplished lawyer with a wealth of over 20 years of experience in UAE laws, Dr. Abdulla’s reputation as a trusted legal advisor extends to both the business and government sectors in the UAE. His extensive experience in advising prominent entities in the country regarding their corporate and commercial affairs is widely recognized and has made him one of the most recognizable practitioners in the field today.

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Dr. Mohammed Haitham Salman

Managing Partner

Dr. Mohammed Haitham Salman is the distinguished Managing Partner of Middle East Alliance Legal Consultancy L.L.C. With a robust academic background and extensive experience in the realm of business law, he is a luminary in the legal arena.

 

Dr. Salman earned his Ph.D. in International Business Law from the esteemed University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom. His academic journey was further enriched by professional studies at the College of Law of England and Wales, where he honed his legal acumen to perfection.

 

Boasting over 15 years of exemplary service, Dr. Haitham Salman has garnered expertise across a myriad of business law domains in the United Arab Emirates. His career has spanned pivotal roles as a legal consultant in leading law firms, focusing on multifaceted aspects such as construction projects, maritime law, legislative drafting, sports law, and corporate law. Notably, he also served as a legal advisor at the Abu Dhabi Economic Development Department (DED), contributing significantly to the legal landscape of the region.

 

Beyond his illustrious legal career, Dr. Mohammed Salman served as the Chair of the Law Program at Abu Dhabi University, where he imparts his profound knowledge to aspiring legal minds. His academic pursuits encompass teaching subjects ranging from business law to employment law, providing invaluable guidance to the next generation of legal professionals.

 

A testament to his commitment to excellence, Dr. Salman holds the distinction of being a Fellow of the International Bar Association (IBA) and a distinguished member of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) in London, United Kingdom.

 

Dr. Mohammed Haitham Salman's unwavering dedication to the field of business law, coupled with his extensive knowledge and experience, makes him an invaluable asset to Middle East Alliance Legal Consultancy L.L.C. His presence at the helm exemplifies the firm's commitment to delivering unparalleled legal services in the UAE.

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Nasser Butti Al Ahbabi

Dispute Resolution - Litigation  

Litigation and Dispute Resolution attorney.

A distinguished lawyer with practical experience of more than 10 years in litigation and pleading before the various state courts (Federal, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai) with all degrees of primary, appellate, supreme and cassation.

Mr. Nasser also has long experience in drafting commercial contracts and agreements in all its forms. His expertise includes matters relating to civil law, commercial law, criminal law, and laws relating to real estate, contracting and rentals.

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Dr. Zuhir Saleh

Senior Legal Consultant

Dr. Zuhir Saleh is a distinguished Canadian-Syrian scholar, holding a Ph.D. in public law, and boasting over two decades of legal expertise. With a diverse range of competencies spanning civil, administrative, commercial, and labor law, he has emerged as a prominent figure in the legal realm. Dr. Saleh's illustrious career includes authorship, academic research, and invaluable counsel to numerous commercial enterprises.

 

Furthermore, Dr. Saleh is a certified commercial arbitrator, equipped to handle complex disputes, and serves as a respected legal instructor, imparting his knowledge to aspiring legal minds. Welcome to the world of legal excellence with Dr. Zuhir Saleh, your premier destination for expert legal consultation and guidance. 

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Mohammed Yaseen Mansour

Arbitration and litigation

Mohammed Yaseen Mansour: A Seasoned Arbitration and Litigation Luminary

 

With a remarkable career spanning an impressive 36 years, Mr. Mohammed Yaseen Mansour stands as a distinguished arbitrator, renowned for his extensive knowledge and unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional arbitration and litigation services to his clients, consistently yielding favorable outcomes.

 

Mr. Mansour's association with the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce since 1985 speaks volumes about his dedication to the field. Over the years, he has been a trusted advisor, providing invaluable legal counsel to the Board of Directors and the Director-General of ADCCI across a spectrum of legal matters. His expertise extends to comprehensive legal research, encompassing areas such as commercial law, corporate law, intellectual property, banking, insurance, the execution of foreign judgments, the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards, as well as matters concerning WTO and TRIPS.

 

Additionally, Mr. Mansour has played a pivotal role in shaping local legislation in Abu Dhabi, serving as an integral member of committees tasked with drafting various regional laws. His illustrious career includes an impressive track record as a Legal Advisor at the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where he has successfully navigated and emerged victorious in numerous legal and arbitration cases, often pitted against some of the largest local and international law firms.

 

Fluent in both Arabic and English, Mr. Mansour brings a multilingual dimension to his practice, further enhancing his ability to provide comprehensive legal solutions to a diverse clientele. Welcome to a world of legal excellence, where Mr. Mohammed Yaseen Mansour's expertise is your passport to success.

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Shams Urehman

Islamic Banking & Corporate law

Meet Mr. Shams-Ur-Rehman, a distinguished Senior Consultant, holding an LLB (Hons) degree in Sharia and Law from the prestigious International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan. With over 7 years of dedicated legal practice, Mr. Shams-Ur-Rehman brings an exceptional wealth of knowledge and expertise to the forefront, specializing in a diverse array of areas within the legal sphere.

 

His core competencies encompass Islamic wills, Islamic jurisprudence, Islamic law of inheritance, Islamic Banking and Finance, as well as Corporate and Compliance matters. Mr. Shams-Ur-Rehman's contributions extend beyond conventional legal services. He actively engages in the meticulous preparation and translation of a myriad of legal documents, ensuring precision and clarity in every detail. Moreover, he serves as a crucial liaison with our litigation team, facilitating seamless coordination in pursuit of successful outcomes for our clients.

 

Fluency in Arabic, English, and Urdu empowers Mr. Shams-Ur-Rehman to navigate and communicate effortlessly in multiple languages, enhancing his ability to cater to a diverse clientele. Step into the realm of Islamic Banking and Corporate Law with confidence, as Mr. Shams-Ur-Rehman stands ready to provide you with unparalleled legal counsel and guidance.

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Magdy Elazaly

Civil & Commercial law

 An Esteemed Consultant in Civil & Commercial Law

 

Allow us to introduce Mr. Magdy Elazaly, a seasoned Senior Consultant, whose profound legal acumen has been honed over a remarkable career spanning over 8 years. With an extensive background in both criminal and civil litigation, Mr. Elazaly has navigated the intricate legal landscapes of various industries, leaving his indelible mark.

 

His expertise extends across a diverse spectrum of sectors, including but not limited to real estate, retail, manufacturing, financial services, automotive, IT, intellectual property, labor, personal status, and administrative law, both in the UAE and Egypt. Mr. Elazaly has had the privilege of representing a clientele that encompasses both corporate entities and individuals, bringing his invaluable insights to bear in civil and commercial proceedings.

 

Mr. Elazaly's prowess shines particularly bright in the realms of acquisition, structured trade, and project finance. He is a trusted advisor who has provided invaluable counsel on highly complex real estate transactions, navigating the intricacies of property law with precision.

 

When you engage with Mr. Magdy Elazaly, you are enlisting the services of a legal luminary with a proven track record of delivering excellence in the fields of civil and commercial law. Your legal needs are met with expertise and dedication, ensuring that you receive top-tier representation and guidance.

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Mehdi Shahbazi

Immigration Consultant UK

Mehdi Shahbazi is an adviser, executive and enthusiast in the  legal practice, UK immigration, financial industry and innovative technologies.

His recent focus is on business immigration, new business initiatives, business trends, FinTech landscape and investment visas.

He has a bachelor’s degree  in Financial Economics from Swansea University Wales UK, and  master’s degree in Quantitative Finance from Cass Business School London UK.

He has worked previously in business development specialist at B&F Services, providing investment & business immigration advice to global clients. He has also worked as financial analyst for Amin Sahm Brokerage Company, involved in the design, development and establishment of advanced analytics and financial modelling to evaluate different companies and projects.

He has also served as financial analyst to Lotus Investment Bank for three years designing advanced analytics and financial models to evaluate and compare the quality of companies in different industries, assisting foreign investors and evaluating interesting opportunities, business plan analysis, executing transactions and identifying big trends in software and financial services industries.

He also has previous experience in asset management and data processing.

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Jaber M. Faraj

Contract law

 Expert in Contract Law

 

Meet Mr. Jaber M. Faraj, a distinguished Senior Consultant and a specialist in Commercial Law, armed with a Bachelor of Law from Ajman University of Science and Technology. With a career dedicated to the intricacies of contract law, Mr. Faraj brings a wealth of expertise and a bilingual advantage to the forefront.

 

Fluent in both English and Arabic, Mr. Faraj boasts over 6 years of hands-on experience in bilingual contract consulting. His professional journey includes a significant tenure within a leading telecommunications company, where he meticulously crafted and navigated complex contracts, ensuring legal precision and clarity.

 

Furthermore, Mr. Faraj has extended his legal prowess to the agricultural industry, where he has diligently served for nearly 2 years. His deep knowledge of negotiation best practices, both in face-to-face interactions and written correspondence, underscores his commitment to securing optimal outcomes for his clients.

 

When you engage with Mr. Jaber M. Faraj, you are enlisting the services of a seasoned contract law expert, backed by a formidable track record and a dedication to delivering excellence. Your legal needs, whether in English or Arabic, are in the capable hands of a true professional.

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Sharif Mohammad Al Sa'ad

Commercial and Corporate Law

Litigation and arbitration

 Your Trusted Authority in Commercial and Corporate Law, Litigation, and Arbitration

 

We are proud to introduce Mr. Sharif Mohammad Al Sa'ad, a distinguished Senior Consultant, whose illustrious legal career spans over 21 years and is defined by his exceptional expertise in Commercial and Corporate Law, as well as Litigation and Arbitration. Mr. Al Sa'ad holds an L.L.M. in Commercial and Maritime Law from the esteemed University of Hertfordshire, UK, and an L.L.B. from Ain Shams University, Egypt.

 

With an extensive and diverse background, Mr. Al Sa'ad is a seasoned legal strategist, offering comprehensive legal guidance in a wide array of areas. His areas of specialization encompass corporates and organizations, civil law, companies law, government regulations, commercial law, labor law, intellectual property rights (IPR's), and criminal matters. His unique perspective as an In-house lawyer, having served in both governmental and private sectors, has equipped him with a profound understanding of Jordan, MENA, and International laws, landmark legal judgments, and legal precedents.

 

Moreover, Mr. Al Sa'ad has achieved remarkable success in representing both legal and quasi-legal entities, positioning him as an expert in governmental legal practices and procedures. When you seek Mr. Sharif Mohammad Al Sa'ad's counsel, you are accessing the knowledge and acumen of a seasoned legal authority who is dedicated to delivering outstanding legal solutions and achieving exceptional results for his clients.

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Walid Samir Mohamed

Corporate & Civil Law

 Your Senior Consultant in Corporate & Civil Law

 

Meet Mr. Walid Samir Mohamed, a highly accomplished Senior Consultant, armed with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Diploma in General Law from Alexandria University, Egypt. With a career spanning over 11 years, Mr. Walid is a bilingual legal luminary whose expertise transcends borders, encompassing both the UAE and Egypt.

 

Fluent in both Arabic and English, Mr. Walid possesses a remarkable breadth of experience, delving into a diverse array of corporate and civil legal matters. His repertoire includes the meticulous drafting, reviewing, and solidifying of intricate commercial contracts. He has adeptly represented clients in court, demonstrating his prowess in litigation. Mr. Walid is equally adept at negotiating on behalf of clients, deftly navigating the intricacies of complex issues involving multiple stakeholders.

 

His professional journey has seen him spend five years as an in-house legal advisor, where he honed his expertise in Commercial, Contracts, and Civil areas of law. Mr. Walid Samir Mohamed's dedication to precision, his profound legal knowledge, and his fluency in two key languages make him an invaluable asset to his clients. When you engage with Mr. Walid, you are enlisting the services of a seasoned legal consultant who is committed to delivering excellence in the field of corporate and civil law.

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Amr Hussein Ibrahim 

Corporate governance and compliance

Mr. Amr Hussein Ibrahim, a seasoned legal expert with over 13 years of experience in the field. As a Senior Consultant, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team at Middle East Alliance Legal Consultancy. With his impressive credentials and bilingual proficiency in English and Arabic, Mr. Amr is a trusted advocate for clients seeking comprehensive legal solutions in the UAE.

 

Education and Accreditation:

Mr. Amr holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Cairo University, specializing in the English Section. He is a registered lawyer at the Egyptian bar, a distinction he has held since 2009. His solid educational foundation and extensive experience make him a formidable asset in the legal landscape.

 

Diverse Legal Expertise:

Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Amr has showcased his legal prowess across various domains of law. His versatile skill set includes proficiency in Commercial Law, Civil Law, Real Estate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, as well as Litigation and Arbitration. This broad spectrum of expertise positions him as a go-to resource for clients facing complex legal challenges.

 

Corporate Governance and Compliance:

One of Mr. Amr's standout specialties is his proficiency in Corporate Governance and Compliance. He has consistently provided expert guidance and oversight to large corporations, ensuring they adhere to the highest standards of legal and ethical conduct. His meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence have made him a trusted advisor in navigating the intricate world of corporate compliance.

 

Contract Drafting and Negotiation:

Mr. Amr is renowned for his skill in drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts. His ability to craft legally sound agreements while protecting the interests of his clients is a testament to his dedication to achieving favorable outcomes.

 

At Middle East Alliance Legal Consultancy  LLC , we are proud to have Mr. Amr Hussein Ibrahim as a key member of our team. His unwavering commitment to delivering top-notch legal services and his deep-rooted understanding of the UAE legal landscape make him an invaluable resource for businesses and individuals alike.

 

When it comes to corporate governance, compliance, and navigating the complexities of the legal system, trust Mr. Amr Hussein Ibrahim to be your unwavering advocate and advisor. Your legal challenges are in capable hands with him by your side.

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Haroon Iqbal

Mergers & Acquisition

Lawyer - England and Wales

Mr. Haroon is a dual-qualified lawyer with over 9 years of legal experience. He is qualified in two jurisdictions namely, a qualified solicitor for England and Wales and an advocate in Pakistan. He brings to the table substantive commercial and corporate experience and expertise to the firm.

He advises Public sectors and Local authority’s clients in the UK on commercial matters which includes, Procurement, Commercial Contracts, Construction Contracts, Framework Agreements and Consultancy Agreements.

He also advises private clients which include individual and corporate entities on Setting up UK based Company or Partnership, Joint Venture, Acquisitions, Mergers, Shareholders and Partnership Agreements. He is a member of The Law Society and is registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). 

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Daehoon Park

Data privacy and security Law

Senior Counsel (US Branch)

Mr Park is Advising corporations on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including cross-border deals, technology law, and M&A   . He has Negotiated and drafted a wide range of corporate and commercial agreements.

He is experienced in manufacturing supply agreements, franchise agreements, O&M , software license agreements, SaaS agreements, distribution agreements, IP license agreements, asset purchase agreements, stock acquisition agreements, share transfer agreements, shareholders agreements, joint venture agreements, partnership agreements, franchise agreements, etc.

He has Advised on Securities law in USA and regulations, drafted debt-based or equity based securities offering documents . He is actively  Advising  on Privacy and Data Security laws and regulations, including GDPR, CCPA, HIPPA, COPPA, and the FTC Act, governance documents, including but not limited to operating agreements, bylaws, and board resolutions  and Federal Practice Group, KPMG   .                               

He is well learned with blockchain, fintech startups, based in the US, EU, or Asia, on regulatory compliance, securities law and regulations, and other commercial and corporate matters ,  Drafted coin or token sale agreements for global ICOs . He has Served as legal counsel to Desto Blockchain, LLC .

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Jackie Chan

Mergers & Acquisition

Senior Consultant (Hong Kong Branch)

Mr. Jackie  has provided his services as Legal Advisor in many Private Companies in Hong Kong with guidance in matters relating to law within the construction industry. He has worked as  a legal advisor and has assisted with client in contracts, draft legal documents and resolve disputes.

 

He has performed his duties as attorney of various listed and private companies for more than 7 years with expertise in corporate/commercial, Hong Kong listing rule compliance and M&A.

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Rebecca Brennan

Corporate Law

Consultant (UK Branch)

BA in Criminology from University College Cork in Irelenad

Ms. Rebecca Brennan is a bilingual Criminologist with a history of working in the legal services industry in Ireland and gained a strong command of family law, conveyance, probate, and litigation.  During her studies, Rebecca worked alongside the State Solicitor in Ireland and gained practical experience related to Criminal Courts and cases.

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Sheher Bano

Corporate and Commercial Law

Ms. Sheher Bano  (Senior Assocaite ) brings over a decade of invaluable expertise to the world of Corporate and Commercial Law. Holding a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Punjab University, she is renowned for her profound knowledge and profound insights into the legal realm. 

Regulatory Architect: Crafting robust government regulations to shape policy, foster compliance, and enhance public welfare. Committed to upholding legal standards and driving effective governance through evidence-based regulation. 

Policy Strategist: Bridging complex issues with data-driven solutions for a more equitable and transparent government.  

With a passion for excellence, Ms. Sheher has honed her skills by obtaining a Certificate in Contract Law from the prestigious Harvard School of Law in the USA and gaining further expertise in the Legal and Commercial aspects of sports through Khalifa University in Qatar. 

 Ms. Sheher specializes in a multitude of areas, with her primary focus encompassing FIDIC, Oil & Gas, intellectual property, and the meticulous drafting and reviewing of contracts and agreements under UAE commercial law. Her profound legal acumen allows her to provide insightful guidance on a wide range of intricate legal matters. 

In addition to her legal prowess, Ms. Sheher is actively engaged in the intricate landscape of UAE Labor Law, offering comprehensive services that include preparation, drafting, reviewing, and advising. Her versatile skillset extends to serving as the firm's Contract Manager and HR specialist, ensuring a holistic approach to addressing the needs of her clients. 

Fluent in English and armed with an unyielding commitment to excellence, Ms. Sheher stands as a pillar of legal wisdom and professionalism. Her unwavering dedication to her clients and her ability to navigate complex legal terrains make her an indispensable asset to our team. 

When seeking legal counsel that transcends boundaries, Ms. Sheher Bano is your unwavering advocate, providing clarity in a world of complexity. 

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Ezzat Alharbi

Litigation

Bachelor of Laws from Abu Dhabi University

 

Mr. Ezzat Alharbi is a highly accomplished Legal Researcher, and Legal advisor well  equipped with a distinguished academic background and a wealth of experience in the legal services industry. His professional journey is characterized by expertise in a multitude of legal facets, making him a valuable asset in the field.

 

Academic Excellence:

Mr. Alharbi's foundation in law is rooted in his Bachelor of Laws degree, which he obtained from the prestigious Abu Dhabi University. This academic achievement is a testament to his commitment to legal scholarship and his dedication to the field.

 

Professional Expertise:

With a proven track record, Mr. Ezzat Alharbi excels in various crucial aspects of legal practice. He is performing his level best in Government authorities with his robust skills for the MEALC. His skills encompass meticulous legal advice, and legal research, a critical component in building strong cases and providing comprehensive legal advice.

 

Collaborative Team Player:

One of his standout qualities is his ability to work seamlessly within a team. This collaborative spirit allows him to contribute effectively to the success of his legal endeavors, ensuring that clients receive well-rounded legal support.

 

Versatility in Legal Practice:

Mr. Alharbi's expertise extends to a diverse range of legal activities, including but not limited to litigation, legal consultations, and the drafting and meticulous review of contracts. His proficiency in both Arabic and English languages enhances his capacity to serve a broad spectrum of clients with varying language preferences.

 

Dedicated Professional:

Mr. Ezzat Alharbi's career reflects a commitment to excellence and a deep understanding of the legal landscape. His unwavering dedication to providing high-quality legal services underscores his reputation as a trusted and dependable legal researcher.

 

In a legal services industry marked by complexity and constant evolution, Mr. Alharbi stands out as a skilled and adaptable professional who consistently delivers results. His blend of academic rigor and practical expertise positions him as a reliable resource for clients seeking sound legal advice and support.

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Osama Hashem 

Civil and Commercial law

Legal Researcher

Law and Political Sciences (LLB) from Sorbonne University

Mr. Osama holds 3 months’ worth of internship experience at a local firm in the UAE. He gained invaluable insight and knowledge in Civil and Commercial law by assisting the team with drafting legal opinions, conducting extensive legal research, and providing a preliminary reviews of contracts.

 

His strong educational background in different fields of law contributed to developing a mental foundation to progress and acquire personal growth, while also contributing to the progression of the company and helping it achieve its goals.

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Serine Susan Prasad 

Corporate and Commercial Law

Legal Researcher

BBA LLB (Hons.) degree from the Cochin University of Science and Technology in India

Ms. Serine Susan Prasad has experience of a year in Corporate and Business Law while working with an Indian-based NBFC. She has previously done multiple internships with a research firm,  a law firm, and an NGO in India. Her areas of strength include legal research, drafting, and vetting of contracts, agreements, petitions, and internal policies while ensuring compliance with all statutory and legal requirements.

 

She has acquired knowledge and skills with a strong educational background and various academic accomplishments. She is a member of the Bar Council of Kerala, India.

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Anthony Abdel Ahad

International Economic Law

Legal Researcher

Bachelor in Laws from Al-Hikma University in Lebanon

Currently pursuing a Master's Degree in International Economic Law from University Toulouse 1 Capitole, France

Mr. Anthony Abdel Ahad is actively engaged by participating in and attending many workshops and conferences between Beirut, Toulouse, and Geneva, which helped him expand his knowledge of international law.

 

Additionally, he has participated in Legal Clinic Research for OHCHR as a researcher and has interned at a legal office in Beirut. Finally, he is deeply passionate about Geopolitics and Economics and was chosen to assist with a research paper titled “Role of MENA Countries on International Economy.” His area of expertise includes Economic Law, Contracts Law and Human Rights. He is fluent in Arabic, English, and French. 

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Anwaar Ahmed

Corporate and Commercial Law

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London.

Member of the Pakistan Bar Association.

Mr. Anwaar is a legal consultant with a comprehensive and diverse background; where he has carried out legal advisory for multiple law firms and has dealt with compliance-related matters for a multi-national bank as well. He is known for having a diverse mindset and a focus on Banking, Corporate, DIFC, and ADGM laws. 

Currently, he is involved with multiple projects for Abu Dhabi Government Entities, wherefore, he is responsible for drafting legislations and policies. On top of that, he is routinely involved in providing Legal Opinions for numerous Oil & Gas Companies, and also, Government & Semi-Government Entities.

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Zaid Zamir

Corporate and Commercial Law

Legal Adviser

Mr. Syed Zaid Zamir is a qualified legal professional from the University of London with nearly a decade of experience working for two of Pakistan's largest conglomerates on corporate advisory and compliance-related matters in the Energy, Telecommunications, Fertilizers, and Chemicals industries.

He has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law, including the drafting and review of complex agreements such as the Towerco/MNO Master Services Agreement, Software License Agreements, EPC contracts, and Supply Agreements. He also has knowledge and practical experience in M&A (particularly Sale and Leaseback transactions in the telecom sector), restructuring, winding-up, equity rights issues, corporate governance, and company secretarial matters.

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Maya Ahmad Soufi

Corporate and Commercial Law

Senior Consultant

 

Ms. Maya Ahmad Soufi is a British national, who holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Lebanon and an L.L.M  in  International Commercial law from the University of Salford Manchester, United Kingdom.

 

She is an experienced litigator with ten ( 10 ) years of practice and advising in corporate-commercial, and litigation matters in the United Arab Emirates.


She confidently represents clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings, with an emphasis on construction, property development, and shareholder and joint venture disputes. 


She has extensive legal experience in drafting and reviewing complex legal documents, claims, statements, and MOU`s , She takes all legal aspects to reduce the risk of avoidable litigation. 

She is specialized in corporate and commercial legal matters, particularly  Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Bankruptcy. 


Ms. Maya is fluent in both English and Arabic.

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Mohamad Fadi Al Kheder

Legal Associate

Legal Associate

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Damascus, Syria.

Mr. Fadi Al Kheder has over eleven (11) years of experience in Corporate, Legal Affairs, and Administration.

He has vast experience in private, public, criminal, civil, and Employment Labor Law; additionally, he is well-versed in legal researching, drafting, and preparing for trial and case management.

 

On top of that, he has substantial excellency in management and organizational skills, which enables him through his work in the legal field, as well as his excellency interpersonal knowledge, communication, and public speaking skills.

Mr. Fadi is fluent in Arabic and English.

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Mohamed Moustafa Zidan

Legal Adviser

Legal Adviser

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Zagazig, Egypt.

Mr. Mohamed Moustafa Zidan has eighteen (18) years of experience in Corporate, Legal Affairs, UAE Labor Law, and Litigation Case Management.

He has broad experience representing clients in criminal and civil litigation, as well as other legal proceedings, drafting legal documents, handling, and advising clients on legal translations. In addition, he has extensive experience writing legal briefs, appeals, pleadings, and various other legal papers for a wide range of court cases, particularly in the field of labor law. Furthermore, he has a vast background in clients' personal status, administrative law, commercial law, and criminal law.

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Dr. Nabil Ismail Al-Shiblaq

Senior Legal Associate

Senior Legal Associate
He holds a Bachelor of Law, a Postgraduate Diploma in International Law, a Postgraduate Diploma in Private Law, and a Ph.D. in Commercial Law from Damascus University in Syria.


He has more than 16 years of experience in the banking field, he worked for the Central Bank of Syria in various locations.


He also has experience in the academic field, he worked as a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law at Damascus University for subjects commercial law, civil, administrative, constitutional, and penalties.
He has worked as a Legal consultant and lawyer in various types of commercial, civil, labor, banking, and many more. 

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Jad El Hanna

Legal Associate

Legal Associate

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Notre Dame University, Lebanon.

 

Certified in Intellectual Property Law from Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Training Institute, Lebanon.

Certified in Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Law, from Notre Dame University, Lebanon.

Mr. Jad El Hanna is an experienced Associate skilled in Legal Research, preparing, drafting, and reviewing contracts.

Fluent in Arabic, English, and French.

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Izhar Ahmed

Senior Associate

Senior Associate

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Honors from Aligarh Muslim University, India.

Mr. Izhar is a registered member of the Delhi High Court Bar Association, New Delhi Bar Council, and Bar Council of India.

He has over ten (10) years of diverse work experience in the legal field; having worked as a litigation lawyer in courts of Delhi, Intellectual property licensing and prosecution, and as a legal consultant in Doha and Dubai, and as a corporate advisor in Abu Dhabi; dealing with all matters related to domestic and international corporate/legal firms and businesses.

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Shaik Rizwan

Senior Associate

Mr. Shaik Rizwan, a Senior Associate, holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Honors and a Master of Laws (L.L.M) in International Law, both earned at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom. Additionally, he has successfully completed the Legal Practices Course (LPC) at the same esteemed institution.

 

Mr. Rizwan boasts a robust academic foundation complemented by five (5) years of legal industry experience spanning across various jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom, Qatar, India, and Malaysia. His expertise extends to encompass the intricacies of UAE laws and regulations, where he has cultivated three (3) years of professional experience specializing in areas such as regulatory compliance, corporate governance, company establishment (both mainland and freezone), business restructuring, and carve-out transactions, among other facets of the legal domain.

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Mohammad Afridi

Tax Advisor/ Business Analyst

Tax Advisor/ Business Analyst

Bachelor’s degree in business administration - Accounting, Minor in Finance, Abu Dhabi University.

 

Mr. Afridi is an accomplished tax advisor and business analyst with a strong educational background and a focus on delivering exceptional results.

 

As a tax advisor, Mr. Afridi possesses in-depth knowledge of local tax laws, regulations, and compliance requirements. He leverages this expertise to assist clients in optimizing their tax positions, minimizing liabilities, and ensuring adherence to legal obligations.

 

Through comprehensive tax research and analysis, Mr. Afridi identifies opportunities and risks, allowing him to develop tailored strategies that align with clients' financial objectives.

 

Mr. Afridi aims to be a trusted advisor to individuals and businesses seeking integrated tax advisory and business analysis services.

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Muhammad Saad Abbas

Project Manager

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Karachi, Pakistan

Muhammad Saad Abbas is a proficient project manager, bringing to the table over four (4) years of dedicated experience in the realms of marketing and business management. His academic foundation, rooted in a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the esteemed University of Karachi, Pakistan, serves as a testament to his commitment to excellence.

 

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Saad has garnered extensive expertise in project management, with a specific emphasis on driving successful marketing initiatives. He has consistently demonstrated his ability to lead multifaceted projects, overseeing them from their initial conception to their triumphant completion. His unwavering dedication to excellence ensures that all project deliverables are met punctually and within the allocated budget, underscoring his commitment to achieving results and maintaining impeccable standards of quality.

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Moahmed Abdalmoniem

Senior Legal Consultant

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Ain University, Egypt.

 

Mr. Mohamed Abdalmoniem is an experienced Senior Legal Consultant with expertise in litigation, corporate law, arbitration, and in-house legal consultancy. He has worked in multiple jurisdictions, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi.

 He is well-versed in white-collar crimes such as breach of trust, embezzlement, fraud, bribery, and cybercrimes. He has worked closely with international law firms on ongoing litigation matters as well as having a strong dedication to corporate matters, particularly in the areas of sale and purchase agreements, facilities agreements, RFPs, POs, MOUs, settlements, and escrow agreements.

 

It is worth mentioning that Mr. Abdalmoniem also made significant contributions to the development of local and federal laws and regulations in the MENA region.

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Aymen Almomani

Senior Legal Consultant

Master of Laws (LLM) in the American Legal System from Michigan State University.

Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the University of Jordan.

Admitted and qualified as a Solicitor in Jordan, and a proud member of the Jordanian Bar Association.

Aymen Almomani is an accomplished American-Jordanian attorney and legal professional, with an impressive track record spanning over two decades. Throughout his illustrious career, he has held esteemed positions of authority and responsibility.

 

He notably served as the Head of the Legal Department at the prestigious Arab Bank, acted as a Legal Consultant for the Private Office of HH Sheik Saif Bin Zayed in the United Arab Emirates, and assumed leadership roles in legal departments within prominent corporate entities and law firms, spanning locations from Jordan and Yemen to the United States of America and the United Arab Emirates.

 

Proficient in both English and Arabic, Mr. Aymen's legal expertise is meticulously honed in the domains of Employment, Civil, Corporate, and Real Estate Laws. His wealth of experience extends to areas such as Arbitration, Mediation, Litigation, and the intricacies of drafting and negotiating complex Contracts and Agreements. He stands as a distinguished professional, capable of navigating the intricacies of the legal world with finesse and precision

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Rafiullah Nabeel

Senior Associate

Master of Laws (LLM) from the International University, Islamabad.

Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the International University, Islamabad.

Postgraduate Diploma in Organizational Leadership from the University of Oxford.

Mr. Rafiullah Nabeel possesses an extensive professional background, spanning over a decade, in various aspects of legislation, Public Private Partnership (PPP), negotiation, corporate law, and finance.

 

His impressive career has seen him collaborate with prominent organizations such as DLA Piper, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and United Nations (UN) agencies, where he has made significant contributions to various legal endeavors.

 

Mr. Rafiullah Nabeel is a multilingual professional, proficient in English, Arabic, Persian, Pashto, and Urdu, which enhances his ability to engage effectively across diverse linguistic and cultural contexts.

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Mohammad Alaa Kaje

Legal Associate

Member of the Aleppo Bar Council and Bar Council of Syria.

 

Mr. Alaa Kaje boasts a professional journey spanning more than thirteen (13) years, encompassing various facets of Syrian legal proceedings, corporate matters, legal affairs, and administration.

 

He has established himself as an authority in litigating cases within the realms of private and civil law, offering adept legal consultations, as well as skillfully drafting and reviewing contracts, proficiently in both Arabic and English.

 

Mr. Alaa has garnered extensive expertise in a wide array of legal domains, including private and public law, criminal and civil law, employment and labor law. Furthermore, he possesses a keen aptitude for legal research and excels in meticulously preparing for trials and managing cases.

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Ali Asghar

Accounts and Finance 

Certified Accountant (ACCA) from the prestigious UK-based accounting institution, "The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants"

 

Ali Asghar brings a wealth of nine (9) years of experience to the field of Accounts and Finance. In January 2022, he assumed the role of Finance Manager at Middle East Alliance Legal Consultancy.

 

His career journey commenced as an accountant in the cosmetics industry in Abu Dhabi, UAE. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing the complete accounting cycle, encompassing tasks from journalizing to the finalization of the company's financial accounts. Subsequently, he ventured into the demanding and competitive Textile sector in Pakistan, where he initially served as an Assistant Manager of Accounts before earning a promotion to the position of Chief Accountant.

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Mohammed Zaher Al Jallad

Administration Manager-Human Resources

Diploma in Business Administration

 

Mohammed Zaher Al Jallad brings over two decades of practical experience in office management and administrative support to the table.

 

His extensive career journey includes valuable stints with various government entities in the UAE, such as the Abu Dhabi branch of the Emirates Transport Corporation, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and Abu Dhabi Media Company.

 

Throughout his professional journey, he has consistently demonstrated efficiency by acting as a central point of contact among different teams. He has significantly contributed to his roles by actively engaging in tasks like documentation, reporting, analysis, and the measurement of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

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Melany Jane Dote

Executive Secretary/IT Administrator

Executive Secretary/IT Administrator

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Calayan Educational Foundation Incorporated, Phillippines

Ms. Melany Jane Dote has five (5) years of Secretarial experience. She has worked as an administrative secretary in engineering and design consultancies in the UAE, where she was responsible for Human Resource Management, office projects and support, essential accounting support for the accounting manager, and customer service. She is experienced in dealing with the company's supplier registrations and project tendering progress. 

 

Her education, work experiences, and skills have become defining factors of who Ms. Melany is today, as a professional executive Secretary and IT Administrator. She is a firm believer that she shares a common goal of the company's vision and mission, which her abilities can undoubtedly contribute to the company's welfare and success.

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