Polina is a Consultant with GLS Group. She previously worked in Dubai as in-house Legal Counsel assisting the Head of Legal at Meydan City Corporation with a range of litigation, corporate and commercial matters. Before coming to Dubai, she worked for a private client firm based in central London on a wide range of litigation, commercial and probate matters. Her multijurisdictional experience combined with her excellent client focus provides her with a strong platform to advise on UAE commercial matters.
UAE: Advising on numerous arbitration matters including document analysis, procurement of documents, instruction of counsel and arbitrators.
UAE: Liaising with the Dubai Legal Affairs Department and local law firms on matters handled in the Dubai Courts.
UAE/KSA: Providing support to, and advising a KSA law firm on UAE commercial matters related to UAE client disputes.
UK: Analyzing software licensing contracts and other commercial contracts for a major banking group.
UK: Advising a client on provisions within its commercial contracts that they could use as leverage to renegotiate the contracts.
UK: Reviewing and advising a client on active contracts from various commonwealth jurisdictions.
UK: Advising and drafting of various commercial and corporate agreements for corporate clients.
UK: Advising on the acquisition of an online gambling company, based in Gibraltar, including due diligence, risk analysis and advice.
UK: Representing a real estate investor in a dispute, drafting of various documents related to the dispute and its settlement.
Qualified as an English Solicitor in October 2008
Almihdar Law Firm, Dubai/KSA
Support Lawyer (2014-2016)
Meydan City Corporation, Dubai
In-House Legal Counsel (2012-2014)
State of Flux, London
Contracts Compliance Manager (2009-2010)
Marrache & Co, London
University College London
LLM with Merit (2006)
Inns of Court School of Law
LPC with Commendation (2005)
King’s College London
LLB 2:1 with Honors (2004)
Breaking down and delivering complex matters in comprehensible user-friendly ways.
Working with large volumes of data and problem solving to produce desired end results.
Being approachable and putting the client at ease.
Commercial Law / Contracts