Dipali Maldonado is a Senior Counsel in the Private Client Service. Dipali is also a member of Al Tamimi and Company’s Education sector.
Dipali is an English qualified lawyer with over 12 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 & Co at the inception of the Senior Partner’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; 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. 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.
2002 – Oxford Law School
2001 – LLB, Queen Mary College
2013 – Practice by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department
2005 – Law Society of England & Wales