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Hanan Arab
Legal Manager/Senior Paralegal


Hanan is a highly talented legal professional, effortlessly navigating legal matters in Arabic and English and applying the right degree of cultural sensitivities. She has an extensive and diverse measure of experience, earned and developed through hands-on practice and multitude of matters.
Hanan’s unparalleled passion for the legal profession, intellectual rigour and zest for learning have propelled her and continue to drive her through the ranks, to ever greater heights. Hanan enjoys admirable rapport with the clients and the team, to a large extent, because of her positive, genuine, happy and all-can-do attitude.
Hanan began her legal career as the Firm’s legal intern, while still at university. She graduated from the American University of Sharjah (AUS), at the top of her class. While at 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.


HPL Yamalova & Plewka DMCC

Legal Manager and Senior Paralegal (August, 2017 – present)

International Youth Leadership Conference, Malaysia


Judicial Affairs Hearing Counsel, AUS, Sharjah, U.A.E.

(2016 – 2017)

HPL Yamalova & Plewka DMCC

Legal Intern (Summer, 2016)

Moot Court International Criminal Court Competition

(2015 – 2016)

The Studio

Film Editor (2015 – 2016)


DIFC Wills & Probate Programmer

Certificate of Completion in DIFC Wills and Probate drafting, February 2018

American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

Bachelor of Arts, International Studies and Women Studies, 2017

American Creative Academy in Kuwait

High School Diploma and IB Certificates