World’s Most Powerful Arabs 2019

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Dr Habib Al Mulla

Dr Habib Al Mulla

Company:

Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla

Designation:

Executive Chairman

Dr Habib Al Mulla has over 33 years’ experience in UAE law and has drafted many of Dubai’s modern legislative structures. He is chairman of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre’s (DIAC) Board of Trustees, and chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ UAE committee.

He created the concept of financial free zones in the UAE and was the architect of the legal framework establishing the Dubai International Financial Centre. He also served as legislative committee chairman of the Dubai Financial Services Authority.