Atiq S. Anjarwalla

Managing Partner

+971 4 4529091

+971 4 4529078

aanjarwalla@ach-legal.com

Address

Saaha Offices - Block C  

Office n. 501A 

The Palace Downtown

P. O. Box 58553  

Dubai United Arab Emirates

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS    

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Advocate of the High Court of Kenya

Post graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law

Master of Laws, University of Cambridge, England

Bachelor of Laws, University of Hull, England

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Registered as a Legal Consultant with the Dubai Ruler's Court

Law Society of Kenya

Law Society of England and Wales

CAREER SUMMARY

2010 – DATE     Managing Partner, Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota, Dubai, UAE

1993 – DATE     Partner, Anjarwalla & Khanna Advocates, Kenya

1991 - 1992      Solicitor, CMS Cameron McKenna, England

1987 - 1990      Solicitor, Slaughter andMay, England

1986                  Assistant Solicitor, Beale and Co, England

LANGUAGES

English, Urdu, Gujarati, Hindi, Swahili

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

Atiq has ‘exceptional knowledge of both local and international commercial law’ – Chambers Global.

Atiq has also been recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global in the UAE market.

Atiq has been ranked as a leading lawyer in Kenya by Chamber Global, Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and PLC Which Lawyer?

Atiq Anjarwalla is a Master of Laws graduate of Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Atiq is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and practiced for over eight years with leading City of London firms, Slaughter and May and CMS Cameron McKenna. Atiq is also an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a senior partner with Anjarwalla and Khanna Advocates, Kenya’s largest law firm. He is the Managing Partner of AC&H.

Atiq has over 30 years of practice experience and focuses principally on mergers and acquisitions, banking and capital markets, general corporate advisory and hospitality projects. He also handles tax planning and offshore structures for High Net Worth Individuals. He has led transactions and projects across a variety of sectors including transport, energy, hospitality, construction and telecommunications.

Atiq is a recognised speaker and has conducted a number of conferences and seminars and has also spoken at various investments conferences on topical legal and commercial issues. He has been asked to speak on topics such as “Doing business in Africa & Iran” at the 2016 Step Arabia Conference and “Tax optimization strategies” at the Academy & Finance 2016 seminar. More recently, he has been interviewed by Emirates News – Dubai One on investing in Africa (full interview available here). He has also been a guest speaker at seminars arranged by Euromoney and Regal Exchange.                  

Atiq has been consistently rated as a leading lawyer in Kenya and the UAE by various international legal guides including Chambers Global, Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer? and Best Lawyers and has been nominated as a leading project finance practitioner in the Euromoney Guide to the World’s Leading Project Finance Lawyers.