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Selma Agopian



Level 8, Building 6
Emaar Square, Sheikh Zayed Road
PO Box 53934 Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Office Telephone: +971 4 423 0555
Office Fax: +971 4 425 7941

Direct Dial (Dubai): +971 4 423 0583

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Selma is an associate in HFW’s aerospace team in Dubai and specialises in asset financing. She advises airlines, global financial institutions and lessors in respect of the financing, leasing and sale and purchase of aircraft.

Selma holds a Master's degree in International Commercial Law and Arbitration from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. She gained experience in shipping and aircraft transactions in Paris working for established international law firms. She also has experience working in England handling shipping litigation cases.

She is a native French and Turkish speaker. She is fluent in English.

Selma qualified as a member of the Paris Bar in 2018.


The firm's Dubai office opened in 2006 and has grown significantly over the years.

Now with 13 partners, 1 legal director and 26 associates, the office offers both GCC clients and international clients with operations in the region an integrated service covering dispute resolution, transactions and regulation across a number of industry sectors. Our team of lawyers, many of whom are Arabic speakers, come from diverse backgrounds and have a strong understanding of and established working relationships with government departments, regulatory bodies, agencies and locally qualified lawyers throughout the GCC region. Our experience shows that this facilitates the faster resolution of any difficulties our clients face.

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