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Omar Shalaby



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

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Omar is an associate in HFW's aerospace team in Dubai.

Omar has a Master degree in Political Science (Legal Theory) obtained in 2011 (University of Ottawa, Canada), a Joint degree in Canadian Civil Law (LL.B) and in North American Common Law (J.D.) obtained in 2016 (Université de Montréal, Canada), and a Master "Grande Ecole" in Business Law and International Management obtained in 2018 (H.E.C. Paris, France). He has two years experience in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions with a particular focus on financing structuration.

He is a native speaker in French and in Arabic, and fluent in English.

Omar is qualified in Quebec and Paris.

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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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