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Ajai Ramakrishnan

Ajai Ramakrishnan

Senior Associate


+971 4 429 2999

Ajai is a Senior Associate in the Banking & Finance team in Dubai.

Ajai is an experienced lawyer with a wide range of banking and finance experience. Ajai has worked in both private practice and in-house roles and has acted for a diverse range of financial institutions, corporates, borrowers and sponsors. Ajai has extensive experience dealing with financing transactions in a multitude of jurisdictions including the GCC, Singapore, India and Indonesia.

Prior to joining Hadef & Partners, Ajai worked at magic circle and top tier law firms in private practice as well as in-house at one of the biggest banks in the UAE and at the national airline of Abu Dhabi. Ajai completed his degree in law at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University of Law, Hyderabad, is admitted to practice law in India and is registered with the Dubai Legal Affairs Department.


  • “I think they give very strong expertise. They weigh up all the arguments and strategy, which is very helpful. They have a depth of experience.”

    Chambers Global, 2021

  • “I had the opportunity to work with Ajai on a fairly complicated multi facility acquisition financing and found Ajai to be knowledgeable, organised and result oriented.”

    Client quote, 2013