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Client Choice - Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year in the UAE Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants Hamdan AlShamsi Senior Partner Tel: +971 52 766 6706 hamdan@alshamsilegal.com www.alshamsilegal.com Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants was established in 2011 where its practice has adapted and expanded, paving the way for its diverse range of experience and clients. The firm provides sector expertise at a local and international level. Some of its specialisation areas include: banking & finance, construction, corporate, criminal, family, intellectual property, maritime, employment, oil & gas, and real estate. The firm’s success is derived from its dedication towards offering strategic and high quality legal services whist adhering to the highest standards of integrity and excellence. The banking and finance field is an area of intense regulation and has extremely diverse aspects particularly in this region. The firm is an industry leader, focusing particularly on Sharia compliance and high level corporate and private investment. We represent both lenders and borrowers in some of the region’s largest and most complicated financing transactions. The firm’s lawyers, whilst having regional expertise, also have an in-depth understanding of the global markets. Its clients include some

of the area’s largest commercial and investment banks, insurance and finance companies, investment and merchant banking firms, private investment funds and other institutional lenders and investors, as well as private equity funds, hedge funds, strategic buyers, borrowers and issuers of securities. The firm advises financial institutions across a range of operations, from regulatory and transactional services to diverse topics such as financial dispute resolution, investigations, insolvency and restructuring, employment issues, lending and also technology and branding/marketing Hamdan AlShamsi – Senior Partner Hamdan AlShamsi is a UAE national, educated at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom and has had nearly a decade of successful litigation experience across the United Arab Emirates. Along with his partner, Mr AlShamsi has built one of Dubai’s most reputable and respected law practices. He is widely regarded as a top litigator in the Dubai Courts with extensive experience in corporate,

banking & finance, and insurance law. Mr AlShamsi advises both local and international companies as well as governmental entities in cases involving complex litigation. He appears regularly before both the Appeals Court and the Court of Cassation, as well as UAE’s Federal Supreme Court. Mr AlShamsi was quoted as being “…very thorough and highly efficient – Mr AlShamsi faced each challenge with strategy, professionalism and confidence which ultimately resulted in our successful outcome”. Dr Ghandy Abuhawash – Senior Partner With over 15 years of experience working with well renowned law firms and international companies, Ghandy Abuhawash has built a prominent commercial practice representing clients in both contentious and non-contentious matters. He has considerable experience in the formation of companies, advising on shareholder agreements, as well as compliance issues. In addition Dr Abuhawash has experience as an in-house counsel and head of a legal department within a well-known international company.

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