Mahmood joined the firm in 2007 and is one of Galadari Advocates and Legal Consultants long-standing lawyers, with experience in a wide range of the firms vital practice areas. He is an integral part of the Galadari team and a trusted associate to many of the firm’s senior lawyers. His knowledge of UAE rules and regulations enable him to provide expert advice in a variety of fields and has led to him establishing close links with influential government entities. His clients include many high-profile individuals.
Mahmood is a criminal law expert and litigator, who has an excellent working relationship with police and public prosecutors. His criminal practice focuses on the whole spectrum of crimes from high level embezzlement, fraud, breach of trust, theft through to drink driving, drug and custom offences. More recently Mahmood has been handling the firms cybercrime cases, including cyber fraud and cyber defamation.
His role within the Corporate and Commercial team allow him to deal with all issues that a UAE company may inadvertently come up against; from drafting of contracts and various other labour and employment agreements through to contentious and non-contentious matters. Mahmood regularly advises on foreign investments and corporate structuring and restructuring and is often tasked with dealing with the liquidation of companies, inclusive of all the documentation and court attachments that are concerned with such a sensitive issue. Mahmood is also one of Galadari’s Free Zone experts and works closely with the labour department regarding establishing companies in the region.
Mahmood additionally has extensive real estate experience in representing investors against developers for subrogated claims and revoking contracts by court judgements. His civil court work is inclusive of precautionary attachment applications, commercial recovery suits and all related procedures.
Originally from Baghdad, Mahmood graduated with a Bachelor of Law Degree from Kirkuk University in 2002, where he then went on to have several successful years practicing law in Iraq. Mahmoud has received in 2018 a certificate of appreciation from Dubai Police on his hard work and continuous cooperation. In 2018, Mahmood authored a book titled “Organized Crimes” issued in 2018 and published by Dar Alnahda Al Arabia Egypt & Dar Al Nahda Alelmiya UAE, the book is in Dubai Court bookstore and the Public Prosecution Store in Dubai.
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- Bachelor of Law Degree from Kirkuk University in 2002