Nileena is an Associate with the Digital & Data team at Al Tamimi & Company and provides advice on all technology, media and telecommunications matters. Nileena supports clients on technology transactions, data protection regulations, procurement and software licensing agreements, media and advertising, telecommunications, and e-commerce and electronic transaction regulations.

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Recent Experience

  • Developed legal registry compiling all legal compliance requirements for the region’s first unified online health information exchange and a leading bank entering into a partnership with the government organization responsible for licensing businesses in the UAE.
  • Drafted diligence reports for the acquisition of a leading Telecommunications Company in the UAE and the IPO of a government-owned entity in the UAE.
  • Drafted advice on the legal implications of broadcasting sporting events in the UAE for the highest governing body of football.
  • Conducted Data Transfer Impact Assessments for various jurisdictions in the UAE, including federal, DIFC and ADGM, to determine the adequacy of protection for GDPR.
  • Drafted and reviewed Privacy Policies, Data Sharing Agreements, Master Services Agreements, Consultancy Agreement, and Terms and Conditions for sweepstakes.


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam


2020 – Master of Laws (LL.M.), Cornell University

2017 – Bachelor of Business Administration and Law (BBA.LL.B.), Christ University


2022 – Attorney, New York, United States

2017 – Advocate, Kerala, India