Khalid is a Partner and the Head of the Financial Crime practice in Dubai.

Khalid has extensive experience representing government owned corporations, financial institutions and high profile clients in corporate commercial fraud, bribery and money laundering cases including multiple jurisdictions. Khalid has also dealt with compliance and regulatory matters involving government authorities in the UAE along with forgery and embezzlement related matters.

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Recent Experience

  • Acting for one of the major banks in the UAE in a money laundering matter under UAE money laundering laws in order to recover many millions of Dirhams;
  • Advising and leading an investigation on behalf of a major government entity in the UAE which resulted in convictions against several former corrupt officials;
  • Attending the High Court in London to give evidence as an expert witness in relation to UAE law and regulations on behalf of a UAE bank involved in UK proceedings which resulted in the court giving judgment favorable to our client;
  • Managing the initiation of an internal investigation on behalf a public entity and advising and ensuring that urgent preemptive measures were undertaken in order to preserve the evidence, secure the presence of the suspects, and prevent the dissipation of funds and assets which had been misappropriated. Having successfully preserved the integrity of the investigation, the matter proceeded with our assistance to the opening of a formal investigation by the Public Prosecutor.


  • Arabic
  • English


2007 – Masters  in Law (Alternative Dispute Resolution), Griffith university

1998 – Bachelor of Sharia’a and Law, Al Ain University


1999 – United Arab Emirates