100 smartest people in the UAE
Tue 26 Sep 2017 12:04 AM
Dr Habib Al Mulla

Company: Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla

Designation: Chairman

Country: UAE

Country of residence: United Arab Emirates

Dr Habib Al Mulla has built such a reputable legal firm in the UAE that the world’s largest wanted to merge with him. Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla is still one of the most sought-after for legal representation, with a string of high-profile victories and a healthy list of challenging cases that would rival the best in the world.

Al Mulla’s brilliant legal mind has been called upon to provide expert opinion in a multitude of cases both in the UAE and abroad. The UAE’s top legal eagle was also the architect of the legal framework establishing the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), has drafted many of Dubai’s modern legislative structures and was the founding chairman of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). In other words, if you want a legal opinion he is the man to ask.