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Interactive Session on Building Up a Successful Legal Career with Mr. Faizal Lateef, Partner, Kochhar & Co, UAE: September 05, 2017

Introduction

We are delighted to inform your good self that Training and Placement Cell in collaboration with Research and Publication Cell has organised ‘An Interactive Session Building up a Successful Legal Career” on September 05, 2017 from 10:45am – 12:30 pm.

This session involves information followed by discussion on technical skills, soft skills, importance of selecting right internships, writing articles, connecting with people, client relationship etc. The session will be really interactive and the learenrs will benefit immensely if they do some research on the components. Learners may come up with any question on the topic.

About the Resource Person

Mr. Faizal Latheef is a Partner at Kochhar & Co. in Dubai.

Mr. Faizal advises on high-value investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, corporate restructuring, and protection of assets.

Mr. Faizal has over 18 years of professional experience. He has been practising corporate and commercial law in the Middle East for over a decade, with leading firms including the international law firm of Baker & McKenzie and Habib Al Mulla & Co.

Mr. Faizal specializes in heavyweight foreign investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, corporate restructuring, distribution and franchising, employment and Wills. He has represented some of the largest multinational corporations on cross-border transactions and advised them on a multitude of international agreements. He has had notable success in acting as the lead counsel in a number of complex commercial transactions in the region, including a multi-billion dollar JV in the defence sector, a multi-billion investment in the aviation sector and numerous high stake acquisitions across several industry sectors ranging from healthcare to hospitality and private security to defence.

Mr. Faizal has rich experience as an in-house counsel. He has acted as the regional counsel for AbbVie Biopharmaceuticals, in around 35 countries in the Middle East & Africa and led its separation from Abbott Laboratories. He also advises on various aspects of compliance, in particular, anti-corruption and data privacy. He is one of the few lawyers licensed by the DIFC Wills & Probate Registry to draft/register Wills.

Mr. Faizal regularly writes on reputable international publications and is invited by various multinational corporations and business councils to speak on his diverse areas of expertise.

Mr. Faizal has varied publications to his name including: Anti-corruption laws in the UAE pharma and healthcare sector, www.mondaq.com, September 2016
; Anti-corruption legislation in the UAE, ETHIC Intelligence, January 2016; Global M&A handbook (Co-author) (published by Baker & McKenzie), May 2015
Expatriate employment contracts in the UAE, Thomson Reuters, September 2012; Secondment under the UAE Labour Law, Thomson Reuters, June 2012
Side agreements in the UAE: Reconciling with the Companies Law, The In-House Lawyer, June 2011; A guide to corporate restructuring in the UAE, The In-house Lawyer, February 2011
Unincorporated joint ventures: Remembering the basics, The In-house Lawyer, July 2010; Facts to weigh before acquisitions, Emirates Business 24/7, June 2010
Cross-border joint ventures and compliance with the UAE laws, Emirates Business 24/7, April 2010; Financial crisis and its impact on international litigation, International Litigation News, September 2009 (published by International Bar Association)

Mr. Faizal’s admission and membership include Bar Council of Kerala, India (1998) and New York State Bar Association

Registration

Interested applicants, from outside Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA needs to send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on or before September 04, 2017 latest by 03:00pm.

Contact Person

Dr. Meenakshi Kaul,
Assistant Professor &
Head – Academic Initiatives,
Research and Publication Cell

Mr. Siddharth Kanojia,
Assistant Professor &
Head – Placements,
Training and Placement Cell

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