Diana Hamade is the first UAE licensed woman lawyer to specialize in Private Client and to be ranked in Band 1 of Chambers HNW Private Wealth Law in the United Arab Emirates. As a family lawyer and succession planning practitioner with expertise in Sharia she has become a recognized and well reputed practitioner especially in relation to Family Business succession planning and Governance in the region.
Diana is a lawyer and legal consultant qualified in the UAE and licensed by the Ministry of Justice and the Legal Affairs Department of Dubai. She has right of audiance before all UAE courts including DIFC.
Diana is a member of the International Bar Association and the Vice Chair of the Arab Regional Forum of the IBA. She is also a member of STEP Arabia and is on the board of the Special Interest Group of International HNW clients of STEP. She is also a member of the International Academy of Family lawyers and a member of the Emirates Lawyers Association in the UAE.
She has a regular column titled LegallyStylish in wwww.Villa88.com and is a contributor to MENA Business & CampdenWealth magazine. her commentaries on UAE laws are published by LexisNexis.