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Hamdan Al Shamsi

Hamdan Al Shamsi

Industry: Law

Company: Hamdan Al Shamsi Lawyers

Designation: Founding partner

Country: UAE

Age: 29

Hamdan Al Shamsi is one of the leading entrepreneurs in the UAE, having founded his first company at the age of 23. Educated in the UK and having worked for some of the most recognised companies in the UAE, Al Shamsi enjoyed early success in his career. However, his passion was to always be his own boss and own his own firm. In 2011, Al Shamsi  launched Hamdan Al Shamsi Lawyers and Legal Consultants, which has grown from an operation of two people to a team of over 25 within three years. It has attracted large corporations as clients, including United Technologies Company, Starz Media and German automaker Daimler-Benz.