Ola Al-Kadi

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright (Middle East) LLP

Ola Al-Kadi

Ola Al-Kadi


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Ola is a corporate finance senior associate based in Dubai.

Her main areas of focus are financial services and insurance regulatory matters, joint ventures, private placements and employment matters.  Ola advises regularly on the financial services aspects of corporate transactions and has been the lead associate on substantially all our non-contentious regulatory matters, regularly advises applicants for all categories of DFSA licences and has insurance specific financial services regulatory expertise. She also assists clients with significant regulatory change of control projects, as well as their ongoing interactions with regulators.  Ola has strong working relationships with various officials at the DFSA and the SCA.

Ola also has significant experience advising regional and international clients on various employment matters onshore in the UAE and in the DIFC, including termination of employment, unfair dismissal, redundancies, secondments and restrictive covenants, as well as advising on and preparing employment agreements.

Ola studied law at the University of Bristol, England.  She was called to the Bar of England and Wales and is qualified in Jordan.  Prior to joining us in 2009, Ola working for a leading Jordanian law firm for six years.  Ola is a fluent Arabic speaker.

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  • Advocate, qualified in Jordan