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Abdallah Alzari

Abdallah Alzari
Abdallah Alzari Founding Partner / Chairman Dubai Office 28 years of proven management, directorship, financial and legal skills within the transportation industry with capability of developing and maintaining business relationships with a wide range of organizations within the private and public sectors as well as individuals from varying cultural backgrounds. Abdallah is a person who can be best judged by his contributions and achievements.  He has held leadership and directorship roles in the UAE’s transport authority which has contributed to the advancement of the UAE’s trans...
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Walid Jumaa

Walid Jumaa
Walid Jumaa Founding Partner / CEO Dubai Office Walid is the Founding Partner and CEO of United Advocates. He has successfully managed several law firms in the UAE prior to forming United Advocates.  His exposure to various business cultures and widely divergent professionals strengthens his ability to work at all levels and for a wide variety of clients.   He strives to make United Advocates the best by providing excellent and sought-after legal services through a committed team of legal professionals and legal support staffs which has led to him to receiving the best UAE law firms of the ...
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Eric Teo 张宏南

Eric Teo 张宏南
Eric Teo 张宏南 Head, International Practice & Special Projects Dubai Office Eric is the Head of International Practice in United Advocates headquartered in Dubai. Prior to setting up his practice with United Advocates, he was a Partner with an international law firm based in Dubai. Eric specialises in matters connected with the construction, infrastructure, energy and real estate sectors.  He was a project engineer in the construction industry before qualifying as a lawyer and has since practised law with top tier regional and international law firms in Dubai, Australia and Malaysia.  ...
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Sameh Ashour

Sameh Ashour
Mr. Sameh Ashour Founding Partner Cairo Office Ashour is one of the most prominent lawyers in Arab world. He has been the head of the Lawyers Syndicate for the past four years, elected first in 2001 and won again in February 2005. He was born in Sohag, Egypt and completed his LLB in 1975. He is the Head of Social Legislation committee for updating laws for 5 years, Vice President of African Bar Association and International Bar Association. He was also the Vice President of Supreme Consultancy Council from 2011 until 2012. Chairman of Arab Lawyers Union and Chairman of Egypt Bar Ass...
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Maria Rubert

Maria Rubert
Maria Rubert Partner Dubai Office Maria leads the international arbitration and corporate & commercial departments for the Firm. Maria is a Spanish and US lawyer registered with the Dubai Ruler’s Court and the DIFC Courts. Maria has previously played key-roles leading the arbitration divisions of preeminent UAE law firms. Maria was one of the first practitioners to have represented Dubai World before the Special Tribunal at the DIFC Courts. She often acts a speaker internationally and is professor honoris causa by a leading institution in Europe. She is a board member of the Spani...
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Hassan Abdul Rahman Hassan

Hassan Abdul Rahman Hassan
Hassan Abdul Rahman Hassan Attorney-at-Law Hassan started his career in the legal field by working in Dubai Public Prosecution from 1979 to 1982. He holds a Law degree from the Dubai Police Academy and he holds a professional Diploma in commercial and Islamic arbitration from the University of Sharjah. He is a practicing Attorney qualified and authorized to plead before all UAE Courts including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Federal Courts in addition to the Federal Supreme Court. His expertise includes Civil, Commercial, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property and Aviation Law (through his experience ...
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Satinder Kapur

Satinder Kapur
Satinder Kapur Partner New Delhi Office Mr. Satinder Kapur is a Partner with United Advocates and is an acknowledged expert in the area of international arbitrations, both commercial and investment treaty based arbitrations, and has personal experience of a host of jurisdictions, including England, USA, Sweden and UAE. Mr. Kapur completed his B.Tech. (Electrical Engineering) from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He went on to do MMS (Master of Management Sciences) form Bombay University, and LLB from Law Faculty, Delhi University. Mr. Kapur also qualified the Quality...
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Gabriela Dasopoulos

Gabriela Dasopoulos
Gabriela Dasopoulos Partner Bucharest Office Gabriela Dasopoulos is one of the most experienced corporate lawyers of the United Advocates team in Romania. Gabriela’s expertise covers diverse areas from Corporate and Commercial Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring to Real Estate and Intellectual Property. Gabriela is a Faculty of law graduate from the University of Bucharest and holds a Bachelor of Judicial Studies and an LLM (Liquidation of Companies). She is also certified by the Romanian National Agency of Real Estate Appraisals for receiving the Master’s In Real Est...
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Ram Kumar

Ram Kumar
Ram Kumar Head of Corporate Structuring & Finance Dubai Office Ram Kumar is the Head of Corporate Structuring & Finance. He is a qualified Chartered Public Finance Accountant (CPFA) and has proven the experience of 10 years in the areas of corporate structuring, audit, and finance of various industries. Ram advises clients on various corporate structuring options in the UAE and leads a team of well-qualified professionals to ensure optimum service to the clients. Speaks fluently in Tamil and English.
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Shoeb Saher

Shoeb Saher
Shoeb Saher Senior Counsel Dubai Office Shoeb is a Corporate and Commercial Lawyer with more than 11 years of experience most of which is gained working with Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla which is one of the best law firms in Dubai. His practice primarily includes UAE commercial law, corporate law, employment law and agency law with experience in mergers, acquisitions, commercial contracts drafting and review, employment, commercial agency, incorporating companies and bankruptcy. Shoeb’s clientele comprises corporate & business houses, individuals seeking employment and genera...
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