Sunil Ambalavelil

Principal Partner

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Sunil Ambalavelil


    Sunil is a prominent corporate and commercial lawyer with nearly two decades of experience in leading international law firms and large diversified business conglomerate. Currently, he is the Principal Partner, Head of Office – UAE at Nasser Yousuf Alkhamis Lawyers and Legal Consultants (NYK Lawfirm) and holds a position in SAARCLAW as a Senior Mentor-Middle East. He has been awarded the prestigious Golden Visa by the Government of UAE.

    Sunil is a qualified lawyer and has expertise in corporate and commercial transactions and cross-border acquisitions with vast knowledge of local laws, regulations, and administrative practices in the UAE. He has in-depth knowledge about UAE Civil Code, Commercial Transaction Law, companies’ law, Dubai real estate law and UAE labour law.

    Sunil has advised several projects, multinational corporations, and investors in corporate and commercial matters in UAE as well as across the globe. He has also advised clients on the UAE Criminal laws, financing, international joint ventures, corporate strategies, logistics, transport agreements, maritime, port, and terminal infrastructure, concession agreements, construction law and real estate transactions.

    He has experience in both contentious and non-contentious practice in the UAE. He is a very proactive lawyer with proven ability of strong negotiation skills.

    He is a Registered Legal Practitioner in the Dubai Government Legal Affairs Department, Registered Legal Practitioner of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, Registered DIFC Wills Draftsman and a member of Karnataka Bar Council and Supreme Court of India Bar Association.

    Mr. Ambalavelil is a yoga enthusiast and loves reading & travelling in his free time. He is fluent in English, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam.

    Professional Memberships

    • Registered Legal Practitioner of Dubai Legal Affairs Department.

    • Registered Legal Practitioner of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts.

    • Registered Will Draftsman of DIFC Wills Service Center.

    • Member of Karnataka Bar Council.
    • Member of Supreme Court of India Bar Association.

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