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Sameer Huda

Sameer Huda

Senior Counsel, International


+971 4 4292999

Sameer is Senior Counsel in our Corporate, M&A and Private Equity teams in Dubai. He advises clients on all aspects of M&A, private equity and general corporate and commercial work. 
Known for his strong problem solving skills, Sameer works directly with clients to ensure that transactions are well structured at the outset from both a strategic and commercial perspective to achieve their commercial objectives. Sameer has played a major role in many of the UAE’s innovative and challenging transactions and is noted in directories as a market leader.
Sameer trained with Denton Wilde Sapte and was previously within the corporate department of Eversheds LLP in London. He holds a BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Management from Imperial College, United Kingdom, a Common Professional Examination has completed the Legal Practice Course, both from the College of Law, United Kingdom, and has been admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales since 1998. Sameer is an Officer of the Corporate Law Section of the International Bar Association.

  • Sameer Huda frequently acts for international and leading regional clients and is applauded as both “very good” at what he does and “very straightforward to deal with”.

    Chambers Global, 2020

  • Sources rate him as “fantastic” and “very helpful in negotiations.”

    Chambers Global, 2019

  • “Highly Regarded by IFLR1000”

    IFLR1000, 2019

  • “Clients recommend Sameer Huda for his ‘very good reputation’.”

    Chambers Global, 2017

  • Pleased clients comment that he “knows his stuff and gives confidence to clients that they are in good hands.”

    Chambers Global, 2016

  • Recognised as a "Leading Lawyer."

    IFLR 1000, 2015

  • Sameer Huda plays a key role on many of the firm's M&A deals and maintains strong links with regional companies, as well as receiving instructions as local counsel. His wide-ranging experience includes education, pharmaceuticals and retail.

    Chambers Global 2015

  • Sameer Huda heads the Dubai office's corporate practice and is highly rated for his technical abilities. He leads many of the firm's key mandates, including its work for Aditya Birla.

    Chambers Global 2014

  • Recommended as a "Leading Lawyer" for private equity fund formation. (Sameer Huda)

    LEGAL 500 2014

  • Hadef & Partners displays ‘a rare proactive approach and a welcome attention to client needs’. Sameer Huda is recommended, as is Sadiq Jafar, who is described by one client as ‘the wisest counsellor in the region’.

    Legal 500 2014

  • Recommended as a "Leading Lawyer." (Sameer Huda)

    LEGAL 500 2013

  • Sameer Huda is head of the firm's corporate department in Dubai and is popular with clients. One interviewee noted: "He is a self-starter – he'll set to the task as soon as you hand it to him."

    Chambers Global 2013

  • Recognised as leading lawyer 2015

    BY : IFLR 1000 2015

    Lawyer : Sameer Huda