Leila Mustafa is an Associate in the Banking and Finance department at Al Tamimi & Company. She has a range of experience in all aspects of banking and finance law, acting for both borrowers and lenders. She has particular expertise in corporate lending, Islamic finance, and real estate finance.

Prior to joining the firm, Leila was a banking and finance associate based in a leading London firm. Since joining Al Tamimi & Company, Leila has been involved in a variety of transactions in the Middle East including advising on regulatory and transactional matters.  

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Recent Experience

  • Re-drafting all terms and conditions for a major UAE Bank.
  • Advising overseas financial service providers on the promotion of financial products and services in the UAE.
  • Advising on loans for acquisition, construction, development, and refurbishment of real estate assets.
  • Acting for an international bank in securing a multimillion-dollar facility over twenty-two properties.




2017 – LPC and LLM, The University of Law
2016 – LLB, St Mary’s University Twickenham


2019 – Solicitor, England & Wales