Haifa Al Khayat

Senior Lawyer

Ms. Khayat is licensed to represent clients before all UAE Courts. She specializes in the formation of companies in the whole of the UAE including all free zones. Ms. Khayat graduated with honors in law from Sharjah University, has just been certified by the Arab Institute for Accountants & Legal for Sports Arbitration and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in law at Dubai Police Academy.

Employment History & Relevant Experience

Haifa started her career in the litigation department at Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers and Legal Consultant after graduating with honors in law from Sharjah University.

She has 8 years of experience attending and representing clients before all UAE Courts and following up criminal matters at Public Prosecutions and Police Stations. Moreover, Haifa is currently the Head of Litigation and Disputes, and she specialises in Family, Civil and Criminal matters. She is known for her ability to provide specialist legal advice to clients

Haifa got her LLM in private law from Dubai Police Academy in 2019. She published a book about picture privacy. This book helps readers to know when they are allowed to take pictures of other people without any permission from them, and when that act is not allowed.

She is currently doing her PHD at Sharjah University.

Languages: Arabic (mother tongue) & English (Fluent)
Location: Dubai (Business Bay Office)
Practice area: Litigation, Trademark & Establish Companies
Admission details: LLM – Master Degree in Law 2019
Qualification/Education: Qualified advocate in the UAE 2014
LLB – University of Sharjah 2012


Haifa Al Khayat | Head of Litigation
Employment & Labor Law Dubai
Employment Law
Criminal Law Dubai | Hamdan AlShamsi
Criminal Law
Corporate Law Dubai | Hamdan AlShamsi
Corporate Law


Admitted to the UAE bar


LLB, Sharjah University College of Law, UAE


Admitted to the UAE Bar
Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department.