The Team

Hanan Arab

Legal Assistant


Hanan is our Firm’s face and voice – competent, effective and enthusiastic.  In her role as a Legal Assistant, she is the first voice and the first face to meet and greet the Firm’s clients and visitors.

Hanan began her legal career as the Firm’s legal intern, while still at the university.  She graduated from the American University of Sharjah (AUS), at the top of her class.  While at the AUS, she was actively involved in extra-curriculum activities, participating in Moot Court International Criminal Court competition and at different levels of the Model United Nations, exploring her creative genius as a film editor and volunteering for various charitable causes.

Representative Matters

Hanan is an integral part of the entire team, working closely with the legal team in supporting the Firm’s clients, ranging from document management to due diligence and legal analysis.

As a native Arabic speaker, Hanan is the Firm’s liaison with government authorities, with in-depth understanding and experience of the region.

She also works closely with the operations team, managing consultations and acting as the Firm’s spokesperson.

Professional Style

Hanan is a young talented professional, with passion for the practice of law and clients’ satisfaction.  She is highly intelligent, articulate, effective and sincere – attributes and attitude, which permeate through everything she does.  Among other things, Hanan has a delightful energy and strong team-spirit.

Personal Interests

Hanan is of Syrian origin, having grown up in Kuwait and having studied at the international schools.  She speaks Arabic and English with equal fluency.  Born to a mother who is an Arabic teacher, Hanan is passionate about the Arabic language and is eagerly helping the rest of the non-Arabic speaking team to learn Arabic.

Legal Research Due Diligence Legal Analysis Client Management Communication Specialist
Legal Assistant, HPL Yamalova & Plewka DMCC

August, 2017 – present

International Youth Leadership Conference

Malaysia, 2016

Judicial Affairs Hearing Counsel, AUS


Legal Intern, HPL Yamalova & Plewka DMCC

Summer, 2016

Moot Court International Criminal Court Competition


Film Editor, The Studio


American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

Bachelor of Arts, International Studies and Women Studies


American Creative Academy in Kuwait

High School Diploma and IB Certificates