Meet Our Team

Our MBH Team reflects the core values that promote competent legal advice & advocacy to the wide range of clients, local and expats.
Our attorneys and legal consultants have extensive experience in all aspects of litigation and provide our clients realistic expectations along with all possible outcomes for them. We strive to provide the best & effective solutions through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and court-related litigation as tools to achieve our clients’ goals.

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Mohammed Bani Hashem

Advocate & Chairman

Mohammed Bani Hashem is a local Emirati advocate, the founder of MBH Law Firm, formed in 2007 in Ajman, UAE. He leads the team of Advocates, Legal Consultants and Support Staff, in Dubai and Ajman offices. His leadership is based on national and Islamic values and ethics that underpin all our work across our practice areas. In the course of his professional life he completed a Master of Laws at Dubai Police Academy. He is equally adept as both a plaintiff and defense advocate and due to his broad practice he does both types of work and extremely practical approach to his clients’ matters. Mohammed Bani Hashem assists clients with the resolution of a broad range of disputes including family matters, property ownership disputes, trade practices claims, civil & criminal litigation, commercial arbitration, as well as other areas.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

Maisoon Sulaiman

Managing Director

Graduated from College of Business Administration, Maisoon Sulaiman started her trip with ongoing success, which had multiple achievements and challenges. She has taken the strong will as a weapon, success as a path and excellence as a goal, and proved herself in a record time in the field of team management. Holding a Master degree in business administration, Maisoon has a strong asset of professional intellectual and creative capacities, as well as mastery of several languages, which enable her to deal professionally, efficiently and skillfully with clients and partners. As Office Manager, Maisoon is responsible for managing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the both offices. As leader of the management team, she ensures that the firm delivers all its strategic qualities, such as being client focused, innovative and delivering the best possible outcomes for clients. Maisoon is also responsible for the development and implementation of the firm’s corporate strategy and business plans.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

Suhail Alshaikh

Lawyer & Partner

A certified lawyer before the local and federal courts in the UAE of all jurisdictions. L.L.B from Dubai University in the UAE. Mr. Suhail is a persuasive lawyer with a high level of insight and legal analysis that enables him to provide tactful, considered and tailored legal advice. Before commencing at MBH Advocates, Mr. Suhail has been a President for almost seven years at Amerione Group, a business management company in Dubai. Earlier he was an Assistant Manager for two years at Emirates NBD Bank, this has enabled him to develop clear insight in banking and finance law. Furthermore, he is experienced in bail applications and hearings before the Dubai and Abu Dhabi Courts. This outstanding experience with the justice system ensures that you get the highest standard of representation.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

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Eman Musallam Alriyami

Lawyer & Partner

A certified lawyer before the local and federal courts in the UAE of all jurisdictions. L.L.B from Ajman University in the UAE. Experienced lawyer and legal consultant in all types of cases and legal matters.
Mrs. Eman appears regularly on behalf of clients in civil, criminal and family cases, mostly in Sharjah Court, as well as in arbitration for most complex business issues. Providing legal consultancy in all types of legal matters in the UAE. Prior joining MBH Advocates as a Partner, madam Eman was running her own law firm Al Riyami Advocates & Legal Consultants.
Have been awarded many national and regional awards for her achievements and contributions in the field.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

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Suliman Qandil

Tax Agent / Tax Consultant

Suliman Qandil is a registered Tax Agent No.TAA-20049300 and certified Tax Consultant in the UAE. He has over ten years of accounts experience gained in accounting practice, banking and risk management. With his knowledge, Suliman is eager to emphasize service rather than price. He is able to provide an excellent service geared to the individual or corporate needs of the clients, included tax resolution, tax preparation supervision and tax consultation.
He holds a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Banking from Dubai University, UAE. Before joining MBH Advocates, he worked over 3 years as a Credit Risk Analyst at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank. Mr. Suliman is registered at Federal Tax Authority and can act as a Tax Agent. Apart of that he provides a number of Tax services included VAT registration, VAT return filing, VAT audit, VAT consultation, VAT Legalization, as well as providing training services.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

IP expert, consultant

Zahi Al Zureikat

Intellectual Property Expert / Head of IP Department

Zahi Zureikat obtains his degree of law in Damascus in 1993. Prior that, he worked as an Executive Secretary of Undersecretary of the Cultural Affairs at the Ministry of Information and Culture, from 1974-1990 in Abu Dhabi. From 1992-2005, he worked as a Legal Researcher in the Intellectual works and Copyright office. During this time he took part in setting up the Laws of Intellectual property in the UAE in the cooperation with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization).
2005- 2008 he worked in the Ministry of Economy as a Legal Researcher in their IP section.
Later he worked as a legal expert at Emirates Advocates, Abu Dhabi until 2013, wherein he wrote memorandums especially in the field of intellectual property & has attended numerous court hearings.
At MBH Advocates, Mr. Zahi is heading Intellectual Property Department, providing legal consultations regarding IP rights to individuals and companies, in compliance with UAE laws and international practice.
Meanwhile, he just finished a literary work concerning copyright and neighboring rights, as well as a dictionary concerning intellectual property and currently organizing its publishing.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

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Al Sayed Mohammed Ateya

Legal Consultant / Ajman Office Manager

Mr. Sayed is one of the first members of MBH Advocates team. He concentrated his practice in commercial and business litigation. Began his legal career in the litigation practice in Cairo, where he specialized in complex legal litigation. He has extensive experience in advising both plaintiffs and defendants that enables him to bring a balanced practical approach with each client. Mr. Sayed gained wide commercial experience and he is able to use it to get the best result in practical, balanced and constructive way. As a lawyer Mr. Sayed is very practical and realistic in providing professional legal advices to the clients. He improves his work and attends conferences, court hearings, negotiation and settlement meeting.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

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Elsayed A. Mohammed

Legal Consultant / Sharjah Office Manager

A talented and erudite lawyer, with a broad knowledge base and experience of a wide variety of legal disciplines, including but not limited to Civil & Criminal legislation, Commercial Law & Debt Collection. At MBH Advocates Law Firm he focuses on the same areas, providing legal consultations and writing excellent lawsuits. Mr. Sayed is a critical thinker, highly motivated and dedicated. He joined our firm in 2017 and quickly proved his high qualification.
He holds an L.L.B diploma from Zagazig University, Egypt (2006). He also holds a Grant of an international consultant from the Academy of political affairs/ Egypt and Certificate of International Commercial Arbitration I.C.A. Member at an institution of international commercial arbitration in the Middle East. Since 2012 and prior to joining MBH Advocates, Mr. Sayed obtained his professional experience in several law firms in Dubai.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

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Mohammed Altouki

Legal Advisor / Dubai Office Operations Manager

Mr. Altouki practices in areas of criminal law, property and real estate law. He is also responsible for practical assistance of clients in MBH Advocates. Mr. Altouki has wide experience in execution of judgments. He is aware of details of procedure in First Court, appeal and cassation stages. As an outstanding member of the team Mr. Altouki attempts RDC hearings and expert meetings in various cases. He is always directed on new results and success in the work of the company, thus he is successfully managing the team in Dubai office.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

Wael Zaki

Legal Consultant

With a Bachelor in Law from University of Zagazig in Egypt, Mr. Wael has an excellent reputation and wide experience with court related cases. He began his law career upon graduation in 2000. Before joining MBH Advocates Legal Team Mr. Wael gained a 10 years experience as an associate attorney in courts of Egypt and 2 years in Oman. Furthermore Mr. Wael is a member of Egypt’s Bar Association since 2003.
Mr. Wael has amassed an extensive knowledge and experience in Family and Labour Law, Sharia Laws, Banking sector, Commercial/Civil/Criminal Law, Financial Crimes & Debt Collection. At NBH Advocates Law Firm Mr. Wael focuses his practice on the same areas, while also handles trial and appellate procedure, provides consultations to our Arabic clients.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

Dr. Krystyna Nechaeva

Legal Consultant / Head of Corporate Section

Highly educated and professional corporate lawyer with legal experience in Ukraine, Russia and UAE. Ms. Krystyna earned her Master in Law Degree magna cum laude in 2012 from the National “Jaroslav the Wise” Law Academy in Ukraine and then post graduated (PHD) from Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs (KhNUIA). Dr. Krystyna enjoyed an early start in her legal career as a Judge Assistant at Court while earning her Master Degree. Since her successful graduation she immediately started her Juris Doctor Degree in the same Academy and continued legal career as a Lawyer in local Law Firm. In addition to her main degree, Ms. Krystyna has completed five various legal courses on Asset Management, Depository Standards, Land Law and Land Rights, Labour Law, Arbitration Management. Since joined MBH Advocates, Dr. Krystyna has got an UAE License from Dubai Legal Department and later successfully completed Wills & Trusts Courses at DIFC Wills & Probate Registry. Her broad practice includes Civil & Criminal Litigation, Commercial Litigation including in DIFC, Islamic and non-Islamic family disputes, Property Disputes & Assets Management. As a specialist, Dr. Krystyna is creative in her work and decisions, always seriously manages all tasks and cases with an excellent result. Known for her strong negotiation skills, Ms. Krystyna is committed to obtain optimum results and cost effective solutions for her clients.
Language spoken: English, Ukrainian, Russian.

Legal advisor

Rusana Kavtaradze

Legal Advisor

Ms. Rusana joined MBH Advocates Team as a Paralegal/Legal Researcher. She was graduated among the top ten of her class from Kazan Police College and later obtained her Master Degree in Law from Russian Academy of Justice in Moscow. Ms. Rusana has six years of experience as a Solicitor in Russian Federation, serving as the primary point of contact between clients and their lawyer. Additionally, she is familiar with the court system by been trained as a judicial assistant in the local District Court and the High Court of Republic Tatarstan, Russia.
Ms. Rusana works together with the lawyers at our corporate section, as well as assisting our Russian speaking clients in a variety of cases. She is passionate about helping others and has a professional approach to each one of our clients keeping them updated during all the stages of litigation. Being a native Russian, Ms. Rusana is able to speak to our clients in both Russian and English and clearly understands the cultural challenges that many expats face in the United Arab Emirates.
Language spoken: Russian, English

Legal Researcher

Suha Aziz Hameed

Legal Researcher / Execution Department

Miss Suha is one of the most experienced legal researchers in Ajman branch of MBH Advocates company. Her brilliant experience enables her to deal with various cases in Emirate of Ajman. Miss Suha concentrates her daily work in Ajman Court and Public Prosecution where she deals with civil, commercial, labour and criminal cases, as well as follow up with execution department. Her high knowledge and way of work makes her professional in reviewing of documents, pleadings, trial preparation, drafting of court requests and legal assistance of the attorney. Miss Suha started her experience in Syria and continued in UAE.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

Legal Researcher

Ayman Mashally

Legal Researcher

After completing high education he started his legal career as a legal assistant in local legal company in his home country. At MBH Advocates Mr. Ayman handles criminal procedure in all kinds of criminal cases. He has got his legal experience in the court proceedings , criminal and administrative litigation. His practice gave him perfect knowledge and skills in dealing with client to fulfill their requests and expectations.
Language spoken: Arabic, English

Mahmoud Said

Accountant

Mr. Mahmoud is MBH Advocates Financial Controller and has been with the Firm since 2012. His day-to-day responsibilities to ensure accurate and timely financial flow-through of settlements, payroll matters and general financial activities that come with running a firm with two offices.
Language spoken: Arabic, English.

Yulia Perepeliak

Public Relations

Yulia is graduated from Kyiv National University in Ukraine and earned her Master of Laws Degree in 2005. 6 years later, after gaining a versatile experience as a legal consultant and HR specialist in Ukraine, Yulia has moved to Dubai seeking new opportunities. In addition to her extensive legal knowledge she have got the experience in marketing as well and started her UAE career with the marketing department of MBH Advocates, combining her legal knowledge and creative vision to promote the Firm and its legal services to the public. Now she leads the firm’s marketing sector, producing eye-catching and innovative communication material, handling all social media profiles and web SEO of MBH Advocates. She is responsible for both internal and external strategic communications. Her remit is also to attract new clients for the firm through effective marketing. Her continuous professional development and Law Degree enables her to keep up with the latest legal industry trends and provides her with a wide network of experts in professional services. As a paralegal she communicates with the new clients through social media and provides primary consultations and assist in simple legal matters.
Language spoken: English, Ukrainian, Russian.