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Meet Our Team

As a team, we are a tight-knit group of legal practitioners, with in-depth local experience and considerable history of working together. We are enthusiastic, young-spirited and idealistic, yet pragmatic and grounded. We embrace the challenges of practicing law in a rapidly evolving jurisdiction and enjoy being in the thick of the history in the making.

We adhere to the utmost standards of professionalism and ethics and aspire to the highest levels of client satisfaction. We are passionate about our profession and loyal to our cause.

Ludmila Yamalova is the founder and Managing Partner of the Firm. Ludmila holds a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from the University of Texas (UT) at Austin, U.S.A. She is licensed by the State Bar of California, since 2002. Ludmila is fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian, having been born and raised in Ukraine.

Ludmila has over twenty (20) years of legal experience, six (6) of which were in the Silicon Valley, California. There, she worked at DLA Piper and as an Associate General Counsel (AGC) for Finisar Corp (FNSR). Since 2009, Ludmila has been actively practicing law and managing her own law firm in the U.A.E.

Additionally, Ludmila is a licensed by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department (Ruler’s Court), Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) Courts, and registered as an arbitrator at the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).

Ludmila is a renowned legal expert and media personality in the region. She has a significant and rapidly growing social media audience. Among other things, Ludmila is often referred to as Legal Eagle by Dubai Eye radio station, where she has been a weekly legal commentator since 2009. In recent years, Ludmila has also become the first verified lawyer on TikTok in the region and has become widely known as the TikTok Lawyer.

Ludmila Yamalova is the founder and Managing Partner of the Firm.

Ludmila holds a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from the University of Texas (UT) at Austin, U.S.A. She is licensed by the State Bar of California, since 2002. Ludmila is fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian, having been born and raised in Ukraine.

Ludmila has over twenty (20) years of legal experience, six (6) of which were in the Silicon Valley, California. There, she worked at DLA Piper and as an Associate General Counsel (AGC) for Finisar Corp (FNSR). Since 2009, Ludmila has been actively practicing law and managing her own law firm in the U.A.E.

Additionally, Ludmila is a licensed by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department (Ruler’s Court), Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) Courts, and registered as an arbitrator at the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).

Ludmila is a renowned legal expert and media personality in the region. She has a significant and rapidly growing social media audience. Among other things, Ludmila is often referred to as Legal Eagle by Dubai Eye radio station, where she has been a weekly legal commentator since 2009. In recent years, Ludmila has also become the first verified lawyer on TikTok in the region and has become widely known as the TikTok Lawyer.

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