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About Rula

Rula is the former Managing Partner of HFW’s regional office in Dubai and currently the Managing Partner of HFW’s Kuwait office with regional responsibility of the Saudi Arabia operations. Rula leads the Corporate and Commercial offering in the Middle East specialising in transactional matters.

Rula’s practice spans a wide range of areas, including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and commercial contracts. She provides advice to companies wanting to invest in and/or expand their existing businesses in the Middle East and has advised a number of international companies in connection with their regulatory and licensing issues in the GCC.

Rula is bilingual in Arabic and English.

Rula is qualified in England and Wales and is also a member of the Kuwait Bar Association with full rights of audience before the Kuwaiti Courts. Through her dual qualification she is able to seamlessly integrate local and international legal services.

What the market says about Rula

Rula Dajani is ranked as a Leading Individual in Commercial, Corporate and M&A by Legal 500 EMEA 2023 who says that she “leverages over 25 years’ experience of advising local and international blue-chip clients on M&A, joint ventures, general corporate matters and commercial contracts”

Chambers Global Kuwait 2023 applauds HFW in association with Attorney Rula Dajani for its “deep specialisation in construction matters” saying that “they have the experience, reputation and knowledge to handle complex construction disputes” and “they are really good at keeping in touch and providing status updates.”

Previous editions of Chambers praise Rula as “a very strong lawyer in this market” saying “she is a wonderful lawyer. She is very knowledgeable, has tons of expertise and is easy to work with.”