Ahlam is an English / Arabic speaking legal professional with over 16 years experience in Dubai and with in-depth knowledge of company secretarial and compliance matters in the UAE. Ahlam has worked with reputed organisations and successfully handled diverse responsibilities such as client relationship management, case investigation, corporate documentation and legal assistance to lawyers and senior partners.  Ahlam has assisted blue-chip clients with group reorganisations across several jurisdictions.


Ahlam's specialist experience includes:

  • facilitating and advising on the establishment of onshore and 'free zone' companies in the UAE
  • advising on group and company restructuring including share transfers, change of officers and adding activities to 'onshore' and free zone company licenses
  • advising clients in relation to general routine company secretarial work 
  • drafting legal documents in dual language English / Arabic
  • liaising with government departments including all Economic Departments, ministries and the notary public
  • advising clients on compliant corporate structures in the UAE
  • advising clients on government policies and corporate governance practices

Ahlam has also worked with reputed organisations such as:

  • G4S in relation to various group transactions such as share transfers, change of officers in the UAE and the GCC and filing notarised documents with the Commercial Register  
  • International School Partnership on various share transfer mechanics in relation to its acquisition of Abu Dhabi based Reach British School and Qatari based Park House English School
  • Motorola in relation to a share transfer and various other company secretarial work 
  • Almoe Group in relation to restructuring its free zone and 'onshore' based companies to be converted from sole establishments to limited liability companies  
  • Four Seasons Hotel in relation to obtaining a tourism licence and the relevant consents from government bodies 
  • a leading UAE healthcare provider on the share transfer mechanics relating to the acquisition of a fertility clinic and filing the relevant documentation with the Dubai Healthcare City Authority 
  • a leading UAE-based engineering group on its group restructuring and change in corporate branding  
  • Arabic 
  • English