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Al Tamimi & Company

DIFC-6TH FLOOR, BUILDING 4 EAST, DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE, PO BOX 9725, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 4 364 1641
Fax:
Fax +971 4 364 1777
Email:
Web:
www.tamimi.com

Izabella Szadkowska

Tel:
Work +971 4 331 7161
Email:
Al Tamimi & Company

Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Partner

Career

Izabella Szadkowska is a partner in Al Tamimi & Company’s Corporate Commercial Department.  

Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Izabella trained at Linklaters LLP Warsaw office, practiced at Clifford Chance LLP Warsaw office, White & Case LLP Warsaw office and Galadari & Associates Advocates and Legal Consultants in Dubai, UAE. Izabella combines private practice and in-house experience, having acted as Head of Group Legal Department for a major UAE conglomerate, Al Rostamani Group. 

Izabella specialises in corporate and commercial work, M&A transactions as well as provides corporate restructuring, ownership restriction and trust structures advice and assistance.

Izabella’s areas of practice also include capital markets (equity type securities), investment banking, in particular security offerings on local markets securities’ brokerage, incorporation/ transfer of incorporation of entities in/to the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”).

Izabella’s expertise also extends to providing day-to-day legal advice on matters of corporate commercial nature to corporate clients operating in the DIFC, UAE and KSA onshore public and private companies particularly family businesses.

Languages

English, Polish

Member

Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

Education

Certificate of Proficiency, University of Auckland School of Law

LLM (Hons), Warsaw University

LLB, University of Cambridge School of English and European Union Law


United Arab Emirates

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Al Tamimi & Company has a reputation for handling the technical points of onshore UAE law and is frequently sought out to handle this aspect of agenda-setting global deals. James MacCallum spearheaded a multi-office team made up of practitioners from across the the region, working with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, to advise on General Electric's sale of its global water business; MacCullum also assisted the same referring law firm and lay client with the sale of its industrial solutions business to ABB. Other work for MacCallum included acting as main transaction counsel to Star Satellite Telecommunications, a subsidiary of Yahsat, on purchasing satellite phone business Thuraya. Alex Saleh advised Shuaa Capital on a part-purchase of Amwal Investment. Dubai office managing partner Husam Hourani acted for Emaar on the spin-off of its development arm, which was subsequently listed on the Dubai Financial Market. Izabella Szadkowska, who is qualified in New Zealand, is a key contact for restructuring mandates. Samer Qudah is the firm's head of corporate structuring. Other key contacts include corporate and commercial head Gary Watts and Ali Bachrouch, who heads the firm's Northern Emirates corporate practice from Sharjah. The firm also has an office in Ras Al Khaimah. Abdullah Mutawi is a new hire from Baker Botts L.L.P..

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