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    Subhi Salt is the Founder of Salt & Associates Law Firm’s. He has experience in a wide range of sectors, including banking and finance, general corporate and insurance. Subhi studied law at the University of Baghdad and admitted to the Iraqi Bar in 1972. He has been practicing law in the UAE since 1980 and currently has rights of audience before the Dubai courts in the UAE; the Supreme Courts in the Sultanate of Oman; and all courts in Iraq.

    He left NBAD in 1985 to establish his private practice, where he was quickly acknowledged as one of the leading attorneys in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
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    Mustafa Muayad is head of Baghdad office in Salt & Associates.
    Mustafa Holds a master degree from international Islamic university in Malaysia and he graduated from Kirkuk University in Iraq with a Bachelor degree in Law. After qualifying to work as a Lawyer by the Iraqi Bar Association, he moved to Malaysia to continue his education completing a Master Degree in Business Law LL.M from International Islamic University of Malaysia. Mustafa was the Legal Counsel of HUWEI Technologies Co. ensuring the legal compliance of the company for the southern region in Iraq, advising on Telecommunication permits, reviewing commercial contracts and attending its negotiations and advising on labour disputes.
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    Ahmad Ahmad is head of Abu Dhabi Office in Salt & Associates.
    Ahmad specializes in venture capital, private equity, media law and corporate commercial law in the United Arab Emirates and its free zones, British Virgin Islands and England & Wales.

    Ahmad has over 10 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Salt &Associates, Ahmad held legal positions at twofour54 Abu Dhabi, Herbert Smith Freehills in Dubai and Clifford Chance in London.
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    Mohammed completed his legal practice course at Manchester Metropolitan University. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in March 2012 and has rights of audience before all of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts as well as a qualification in the United States. Mohammed is additionally a licensed wills draftsman for the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry.

    Prior to joining Salt & Associates, Mohammed was employed as a legal counsel at a large Abu Dhabi government-backed diversified media company, where his primary focus was digital media. Prior to that, he was employed at a large international law firm based in the DIFC for three years.
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    Hussein Ahmad is a legal advisor at Salt & Associates Law Firm’s office in Abu Dhabi. He specializes in general corporate and commercial law; as well as real estate law, with an emphasis of facilities management.

    Hussein is an English-educated legal advisor with more than five years’ worth of experience in the UAE. He was most recently seconded to one of the largest property and facilities management offices in Abu Dhabi. He is actively involved in pro-bono legal work; and routinely assists the DIFC Courts with the preparation of case briefs. He is currently waiting to be called to the New York State Bar.
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    Yasser holds a bachelor's degree in law from Al- Mustansiriya University ,Baghdad , Iraq , and is a member of the Iraqi Bar Association as a licensed lawyer. Yasser previous position was in a reputable law office where he was in charge of handling corporate and commercial matters, including but not limited to, company registration, tax settlement, social security registration, and visas & work permits. Thereafter, he joined Salt & Associates and his main tasks were establishing local companies and foreign as branches at the Registrar of Companies in accordance with the Iraqi laws where he drafts article of associations, board resolutions and memorandums, and advises companies to maintain good legal standing at the Registrar of Companies. Yasser's experience extends to ensuring the compliance of companies with the General Commission of Taxes and Pension & Social Security Department, he handled many tax settlement matters which include Corporate Income Tax, Personal Income Tax and Taxes imposed on companies' contracts. Further, Yasser has extensive experience regarding social security registration, work permits & Visas and obtaining sector related approvals from governmental entities.
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    Numan Gök graduated from Istanbul University in 2005 and was admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association during 2007. Prior to joining Salt & Associates in 2018, Numan was running his own practice in the city of Istanbul. During his long career Numan,concluded more than 3000 court cases across the civil, corporate-commercial, real-estate and consumer protection fields. Healso has advised hundreds of domestic and international businesses in Turkey. Numan’s areas of expertise are corporate-commercial law, contract law, energy law, real-estate &property law and taxation advice.

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