Adil Shafi


+971 4 4529091

+971 4 4529078


Saaha Offices - Block C  

Office n. 501A 

The Palace Downtown

P. O. Box 58553  

Dubai United Arab Emirates


Adil has been practising corporate & commercial law for the past 9 years. He has extensive experience in advising public and private companies (including banking companies) on all aspects of corporate and securities law, including: public and private financings of equity and debt, securities law and stock exchange compliance matters, corporate mergers (both financial and non-financial companies), joint venture arrangements, shareholding arrangements, acquisitions and dispositions. He has advised companies within the banking, energy, packaging, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries, among others, in transactions within such jurisdictions as Pakistan, UAE and various East African countries.

Adil is a registered Will Draftsman with the DIFC Wills Service Centre in Dubai. 


  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Manchester, England
  • Executive Program in Blockchain Technologies, Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA


  • Attorney and Counsellor at Law, New York State, USA
  • Advocate of the High Court, Pakistan
  • Registered as a Legal Consultant with the Dubai Legal Affairs Department


2016 - Date

Partner, Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota, Dubai, UAE

2013 - 2015

Senior Associate, Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota, Dubai, UAE

2011 - 2013

Senior Associate, Haidermota & Co. (now HaidermotaBNR & Co.), Karachi, Pakistan     

2008 - 2011  

Senior Associate, Mandviwalla & Zafar Advocates and Legal Consultants, Karachi, Pakistan

2006 - 2008

Associate, Mandviwalla & Zafar Advocates and Legal Consultants, Karachi, Pakistan




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