“We are not just your legal counsel,
we are part of your journey”.

About Us

Al Khallafi & Co. is a leading boutique law firm with a unique concept in the UAE with in-depth knowledge of the local market and its various sectors and industries. We are specializing in commercial and corporate transactions as well as dispute resolution of wide range of legal cases.

We are a local Boutique Law Firm with modern model and international reach. Our focus on integrity and pride and our aim is to use our expertise and commercial approach to benefit our clients by offering a partner led and practical solutions with the most effective cost service.

Our Boutique Law Firm is small enough to be responsive, and large enough to tackle complex legal transactions. We take pride in our unique professional and academic background, our international experience as well as our ability to bridge multiple commercial and contentious matters that arise in our clients’ daily business transactions.

”We are not just your legal counsel, we are part of your journey”


Salha Khalifa Al Khallafi is the founding and managing partner at Al Khallafi and Co. She graduated from law university in the UAE and was later admitted in the Emirati Bar as a qualified lawyer. Prior to establishing the firm, she handled various of real estate, rental, commercial disputes and settlements. Drafting wide range of commercial contracts and agreements. She trained at one of the top law firms in the Middle East “Al Tamimi and Co” and she developed a wide experience in Dubai Courts and Dubai Public Prosecution.

On the ground, she has solid local experience which naturally comes with sustainable connection with very successful leading groups and entities in the region.

Spoken Languages:

English , Arabic

Imen Benali is the Co-founder and Managing Partner. She graduated from law university in Tunisia, and trained by top international law firm “Baker & McKenzie in Abu Dhabi & Dubai” before moving to an in-house role for the most prestigious holding companies in Dubai “Meraas Holding” then “Dubai Holding” at a later stage, and she ultimately decided to return to private practice and founded Al Khallafi & Co. She has an extensive experience in advising clients on a wide spectrum of fields of the UAE laws for domestic and international clients from around the world. She also managed a large number of civil and real estate cases in the UAE and overseas as well. She was involved in high value, sensitive and complex cases that reaches up to AED 1 Billion, and active member in several settlement agreements and negotiations to resolve complex disputes.

Spoken Languages:

English , Arabic , French


Corporate & Commercial

We have significant experience in advising high net worth individuals and international corporate clients on the most effective ways of establishing a local presence in the UAE and the GCC.

Labor & Employment

We advise on all legal areas and matters of the UAE Labor Law and we act on behalf our private companies and individuals both nationally and internationally. We also assist our clients with their daily employment matters and queries. Our Employment team can provide assistance and support on both corporate and dispute resolution.

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Our team handles litigation proceedings across the UAE and adopts proactive approaches to provide the best dispute resolution services for your case.

Trademarks & Intellectual property

We offer our clients a wide range of Intellectual Property and high- tech agreements and we can help with protecting your ideas, trademarks, designs, and brand identities. We negotiate and draft all types of commercial software, licensing agreements, standard and user software license, app terms and conditions, and technology ownership agreements.

International Corporate & Commercial

We have an expertise in negotiating and drafting international Joint Ventures and Merge & Acquisitions.

Real Estate & Construction

We have an expert knowledge and experience of the region’s real estate and construction market allows the team to provide clients with efficient, practical advice and assistance in respect of a multiple transactions.


We offer our clients a full range of services which cover not only the corporate transactions, but also the dispute resolutions related to heath care and medical frauds and abuses.

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    Contact Us
    +971 45 70 91 43

    P.O.Box: 5531 - UAE, Dubai