Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants (Galadari) is pleased to announce the promotion of Intellectual Property and Data Protection Lawyer Raka Roy to Partner, as part of the firm’s strategic plans to bolster our commercial offerings.

Raka has been heading the IP and Data Protection department at Galadari since she joined the firm in 2019.  Her award-winning expertise and practice have considerably grown in the past couple of years, expanding and diversifying Galadari’ s client portfolio to globally renowned retail conglomerates and US industrial giants. Raka regularly advise Dubai government authorities in their projects. She also assists businesses establishing their presence in the Middle East and across the world. She routinely helps clients with benchmark surveys and advises on media and advertising laws. Raka has successfully defended international fashion brands and grey good companies in litigation action in the UAE, as well as enforced local and international courts’ decisions.

In addition to her IP and Data Protection practice, Raka assists clients in their commercial requirements, proposing a rounded approach to her offering.

Raka is praised by peers and clients for being approachable and thorough in expertise, as well as being efficient and having a ‘personal touch’, in addition to her pragmatic approach to work.

“I am delighted to be able to contribute to the success of our clients and the firm. The past couple of years have been difficult for the global and regional economy; to see clients continuously renew their trust in me and the team speaks volume about their satisfaction level. I am proud to have been recognised for my expertise but also my ability to develop existing and new clients: Galadari is offering me a wonderful platform to expand my practice and realise my ambition.” comments Raka Roy on her promotion.

Abdulla Ziad Galadari, Senior Partner, comments: “I’m delighted that Raka has been promoted to Partner, I would like to congratulate her on the promotion and thank her for her contribution to the development of the firm. Raka’s engagement in various initiatives at the firm and beyond are at the heart of Galadari’ s ambition and our commitment to the community. We are proud to have a natural-born leader promoting excellent technical expertise and high work ethic”.

Raka’s promotion underlines the firm strategy to reinforce our practices and support our initiatives towards championing diversity and inclusion at Galadari. This promotion, which also follows the recent promotion of Sergejs Dilevka to Senior Counsel in the dispute resolution and arbitration department, comes as part of the strategic round of promotions at Galadari, strengthening and reaffirming our market-leading position.

For further information, please contact Raka Roy at raka@galadarilaw.com.

About Galadari:

Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants (“Galadari”) is one of the UAE’s oldest and leading full-service law firms that has grown and evolved over the past four decades, in parallel with the growth and advancement of the nation. Our understanding of the region and our commitment to client satisfaction is at the heart of our engagement to clients and the business community in both the UAE and the region.

Our three offices strategically located in the UAE’s leading business centers (Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the DIFC) and our team of 60+ local and international lawyers allow us to assist clients across the seven emirates and appear before all UAE courts.  In the past 12 months, the team delivered legal advice in 9 languages and across 12 jurisdictions.

Our expertise and services can assist local and international clients in all business requirements, including contentious and non-contentious construction and real estate, energy and infrastructure projects, corporate, commercial, banking and finance transactions and disputes, regulatory and compliance, anti-bribery and white-collar crime. Clients praise our litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution team as one of the strongest in the region.

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