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Shiladitya Majumdar

Legal Director

Shil is an English-qualified lawyer and has been practicing as a corporate and commercial lawyer in the UAE for over 8 years. He advises clients on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings as well as commercial matters such as employment, franchises and service agreements, across various industry sectors including healthcare, fashion, retail, food, oil and gas, construction and technology.

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  • Advising a major KSA food group on its joint venture with a New Zealand producer to market specialist food products across the MENA region.

  • Advising a major investment group in relation to its acquisition of a school in the UAE.

  • Advising a Dubai-based media company with its $20m fundraising round from VCs, PE firms and other institutional investors.

  • Advising Etisalat in the acquisition of El Grocer DMCC, an entity carrying out an online grocery and food delivery business in the UAE.

  • Advising Etisalat in relation to its acquisition of 8.7% of the share capital of Etisalat Investment North Africa L.L.C. (EINA) from Horizon Investments, an investment company part of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development group, with such transaction resulting in an increased stake of Etisalat in Maroc Telecom.

  • Advising Path Solutions KSCC and its subsidiaries in the sale of their assets to Azentio (owned by Apax-managed investment funds).

  • Advising the shareholders of Bakemart in the divestment of 100% of their shares in Bakemart FZ-LLC and Bakemart LLC to Almarai Company.

  • Advising a private equity firm in the UAE with its restructuring and capital raising. 

  • Advising a petroleum company in the UAE in relation to its joint venture with an international oil company. Advising ENI HSE legal team on HSE and compliance matters in relation to ENI’s acquisition of a 20% equity stake in ADNOC Refining.

  • Advising an industrial conglomerate based in Dubai on USD20million import financing from a German bank.

  • Advising Al Faris Equipment Rentals LLC in the sale of a portfolio of temporary energy and power solutions assets to Energia Model Trading & Contracting Company LLC in KSA.

  • Advising for the shareholders of Al Islami Foods, a leading manufacturer of halal food products in the Middle East, in the sale of a minority stake to Mitsubishi Corporation.

  • Advising numerous clients on establishing a corporate presence in the UAE and group structuring through ADGM holding companies.

Thought Leadership

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  • Tribonian Law Advisors, Dubai 

  • BonelliErede, Dubai 

  • Herbert Smith Freehills, Dubai

  • Mishcon de Reya, London 



  • Registered Legal Consultant, Dubai

  • England & Wales


  • LLM, Queen Mary, University of London, 2014

  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London, 2013

  • LLB (Hons), The University of Nottingham, 2012

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