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Dina Mahdi

Dina Mahdi

Partner, Head of Regulatory & Government Advisory

Abu Dhabi

+971 2 205 5300

Dina Mahdi heads the firm’s Regulatory & Government Advisory Practice.

She advises private and public entities on domestic and international law matters. She is highly regarded for her capabilities in handling complex regulatory matters and knowledge of international treaties and conventions.

Dina holds a joint JD/LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada. She is qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor in Canada and a member of the Ontario Bar.

She is fluent in English and speaks Arabic.


  • “We have worked with a number of law firms in the Middle East over the last 10 years and we have never been more impressed with the regulatory practice of Hadef & Partners and particularly of Dina Mahdi who is one of the most ‘client-caring’ lawyers we have worked with.”

    Client testimonial

  • “Dina’s ability to work across many different cultures and professions is impressive. We had a major issue involving multiple stake holders from various companies, nationalities, and professions. Dina Mahdi did an excellent job bridging gaps, and reaching consensus among the group. She is a hard worker, who is always professional and friendly.”

    Client testimonial

  • Commended External Counsel of the Year 2020

    Commended External Counsel of the Year 2020

    BY : In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards

    Lawyer : Dina Mahdi