Biography

Dipali is an English qualified lawyer with over 17 years of experience.  Prior to joining the Senior Partner’s Office at Al Tamimi & Co, Dipali practiced as a corporate lawyer in the London office of a top private equity law firm, specialising in private equity, M&A, P2Ps, IPOs, LLPs, joint ventures, shareholder agreements and corporate restructurings.

Having joined Al Tamimi & Company at the inception of the Chairman’s Office, Dipali has extensive experience of advising corporates, high profile and high net worth individuals and family offices on all aspects of their businesses and personal lives; both local and international, contentious and non-contentious.  Her practice is varied and ranges from, for example, advising a major private equity firm (US$22bn AUM) on its fund structuring and establishment of a master franchise platform in the Middle East to advising on local shareholder set ups and disputes to ongoing assistance to high profile clients on their real estate investments in the UK and US as well as family law matters, including pre-nups, Islamic marriage contracts divorce and wills and probate.  Dipali is fiercely passionate and loyal in finding creative, efficient and effective legal solutions for her clients.

Having been raised in a diplomatic environment, Dipali has a high level of cross cultural competence in addition to her legal expertise, which multinational corporations, family offices and individuals operating in the increasingly globalised world of today find invaluable when traversing varying legal landscapes.

Dipali holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London, Queen Mary College and Oxford Law School with Distinction, is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.

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Language(s)

  • English
  • French
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Education

2002 – Oxford Law School

2001 – LLB, Queen Mary College

Admission

2013 – Practice by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department

2005 – Law Society of England & Wales