Shaikha Alshamsi

Shaikha is an Associate in the Corporate and M&A Practice in our DIFC office in Dubai. With three years’ experience in assisting clients on a wide range of legal matters, she is a UAE qualified advocate and is admitted to practice law in the UAE First Instance and Appeal Courts. Before joining BSA, Shaikha worked…

Robert Mitchley

Robert is an Associate with the Corporate, M&A and Real Estate Practices in our DIFC office in Dubai. He advises clients in relation to real estate, corporate and commercial law. He has extensive experience in drafting commercial contracts and structuring business transactions with a particular focus on joint ventures, sales of shares, commercial agencies and…

Lara Barbary

Lara Barbary

Lara is a Partner in the Corporate and M&A Practice in our DIFC office in Dubai. She  specialises in transactional corporate work mainly in the oil and gas, real estate, hospitality, technology and IP industries. She has vast experience in corporate, commercial, and contract law, with a particular emphasis on contractual matters, mergers and acquisitions…

John Peacock

John Peacock

John is the Head of Indirect Tax and Conveyancing in our DIFC office in Dubai. With more than twenty years of experience in corporate law and taxation, he has advised and represented numerous tax payers in tax and VAT disputes across various industries. His experience includes tax obligations, tax management, tax accounting and tax litigation,…

Mohammed Alahdal

Mohammed Alahdal

Mohammed is an Associate in the Corporate and M&A team in our DIFC office in Dubai. He advises private clients, real estate and property developers and organisations from the retail, lifestyle, leisure and hospitality sectors. Predominately advising private clients on submitting new project details to the Dubai Land Department (RERA), he also advises on registration…

Jimmy Haoula

Jimmy Haoula

Based in Dubai, Jimmy is the Managing Partner of the firm. He specialises in corporate, commercial and real estate transactions and has almost two decades of experience in the region. Jimmy’s specific expertise lies in local, regional and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, local IPOs, and real estate projects and developments. After five years with Clifford…