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Our Team

Abdulrahman Ahmad Abdullah Esq.
Senior Associate Lawyer
Abdulrahman is a part of our legal team at the firm and holds the position of a Senior Associate Lawyer. He has wide experience in practicing law which is highly valued by our firm. He has worked with...
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Senior Associate Lawyer
Abdulrahman is a part of our legal team at the firm and holds the position of a Senior Associate Lawyer. He has wide experience in practicing law which is highly valued by our firm. He has worked with the Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority wherein his services were instrumental in developing the legal processes for the Authority, streamlining all aspects of the registration and licensing processes and the creation of new business units. He has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the Free Zone in recognition of his work. Abdulrahman is also responsible for pioneering the drafting of the rules, regulations, and processes for the Free Zone Company and Free Zone Establishment types of companies.

Abdulrahman is registered and licensed as legal practitioner before all UAE Courts and DIFC Court. During his three decades in the law profession, he has worked as Legal Advisor and Legal Registrar for various Government organizations such as the Dubai Aviation City Corporation Authority, Dubai Metals & Commodities Centre, Dubai Technologies Electric Commerce & Media (TECOM), and Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai Humanitarian City.

Academic Qualifications
1. M.Phil from Exeter University, United Kingdom.
2. PhD from Exeter University, United Kingdom.
3. Masters in Law from Exeter University, United Kingdom.
4. Bachelors in Law from Exeter University, United Kingdom.

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Alena Parker esq.
Senior Consultant
Alena holds a position of a Senior Consultant in our team at the firm. She is an expert in handling Arbitration as well as the DIFC Court cases and exhibits exceptional skills regarding analyzing and ...
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Senior Consultant
Alena holds a position of a Senior Consultant in our team at the firm. She is an expert in handling Arbitration as well as the DIFC Court cases and exhibits exceptional skills regarding analyzing and reviewing cases and ensures that each client receives the best legal advice and outcome of the matter in question. She also works with the Group of clients assisting them by identifying the relevant legal points in their matters, advises them accordingly and indeed follows it up to the conclusion of the matter. She advises the Firm’s lawyers and presents expert opinions that would guide them in a proper way of handling a case in court and before the arbitration tribunals. Apart from this, her extensive travel and work experiences which have taken her to different countries around the world have inspired her to have diverse and a rich cultural understanding and it enables her to put her expertise in appropriate context for the advantage of our culturally diversed clientele. She also has excellent organizational and leadership skills.

Academic Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in Law from University of London, UK.
2. Master’s degree in Law from the University of Westminster Law School, London, UK.
3. Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) from the University of Westminster Law School, London, UK.
4. Certificate in Islamic Finance from Chartered Institute for Security & Investment, Dubai - UAE.

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Scope of Copyright Protection
18 Jun 2007

Fair Use - An Exception to Copyright
23 Mar 2007

Copyright - Infringements and Remedies
25 Feb 2005

Dissolution of a Company Incorporated in UAE
04 Apr 2013

Creditor's Rights During Liquidation
30 May 2013

Liquor License in Dubai
10 Jun 2013


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Adnan Bashir
Accountant / Admin Assistant
Adnan is versatile in accounts and administration and currently holds Senior Accountant position at the Firm. Adnan has diversified and multicultural experience in the fields of Accounts, Administrati...
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Accountant / Admin Assistant
Adnan is versatile in accounts and administration and currently holds Senior Accountant position at the Firm. Adnan has diversified and multicultural experience in the fields of Accounts, Administration, Public Affairs and Risk Management. Prior to being an integral part of Panicker Partners, he had a noteworthy experience working with Bahria Town Construction, one of the largest and esteemed construction organizations of Pakistan.

Academic Qualifications
1. Master’s in Actuarial Science (Insurance and Finance) from University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
2. Master’s in Business Administration, specializing in the strategic field of marketing from Open University, Pakistan.
3. Graduate of Mathematics, Statistics and Economics from the University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

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Arfan Sheikh
HR / Admin Assistant
Arfan holds the position of the HR/ Recruitment Assistant at the Firm. His responsibility in the firm mainly involves the recruitment process and conducting various HR services. He reviews application...
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HR / Admin Assistant
Arfan holds the position of the HR/ Recruitment Assistant at the Firm. His responsibility in the firm mainly involves the recruitment process and conducting various HR services. He reviews applications, advises on the selection criteria, and he is also responsible for placing and organizing public announcements pertaining to the firms recruitment efforts. Arfan conducts the initial interviews of the applicants and recommends the best candidates for employment. Arfan has a passion for dealing with employee matters and works hard on identifying suitable candidates which will help grow Panicker Partners.

Academic Qualifications
1. Bachelor Degree in Human Resource Development from SDM College Of Business Management, Mangalore University, Mangalore.
2. Presently pursuing Master’s Degree of Business Administration Specialized In Human Resource, Manipal University, Bangalore.

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Adnan Ashraf Esq.
Legal Consultant
Adnan holds the position of a Legal Consultant at the firm; he specializes in civil laws and is an expert in handling matters relating to Real Estate, Corporate, Muslim Family law and Labour disputes....
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Legal Consultant
Adnan holds the position of a Legal Consultant at the firm; he specializes in civil laws and is an expert in handling matters relating to Real Estate, Corporate, Muslim Family law and Labour disputes. He possesses exceptional skills of drafting, assessing and reviewing of legal documents and renders legal opinion. He also assists the senior associates in handling routine legal matters. He is a member of Punjab Matrimonial Reconciliation Committee in Pakistan.

Academic Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL. B.) from Islamia University, Punjab, Pakistan.

Background
Adnan joined the firm in September 2011. Prior to moving to Dubai, Adnan worked with Huawei Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd as Manager Site Acquisition, during this time, he was also appointed a member of Huawei’s Legal Team to represent the Company’s legal matters throughout the country.

Other Accomplishments
1. Member of Legal Team Huawei Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd Pakistan.
2. Manger Site Acquisition.
3. Successfully handled the E2E Project of Huawei Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd in Pakistan.
4. Won the employee of the year prize for the year 2009 and 2010 of E2E Project of Huawei Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd Pakistan.

Articles written

Employment Benefits - End of Service Gratuity
12 Nov 2012

Employment Contracts - Kinds and Regulations
16 Dec 2011

Changing Sureties - An Employment Dilemma
25 Jul 2013


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