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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
April 09, 2019

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Sherif Paduvanpadan


Mobile: +971-*********


Personal Profile Statement / Career Objective

Competent, Dynamic and Gulf experience as Legal professional seasoned with 7 year’s record of delivering key significant contributions towards companies continued business growth. Possess ability to deliver stipulated tasks within the set time frame in a multicultural dynamic business environment. Desirous for continuous learning with good analytical, problem solving, decision making, organization, coordination, time management, communication and interpersonal skills; Seeks a challenging work profile where gained skills, experience and knowledge will have a valuable impact.

Area of Expertise

Legal drafting, reviewing, execution.

Legal Advisory

Litigation Support

Liaison with GOVT, Semi GOVT, Free zone offices

Project Registration

Compliance and Regulatory

Leasing and Renting of units

Document Management

Rental Dispute

Labor Dispute

Business Setup

Registration & Cancellation of units at DLD


Gained 14 years of experience in legal field. Out of which last 7 years in UAE

Capability to meet deadlines and targets

Well versed in DLD Platform

Confident - Reliable - Flexible Person

Proactive and self-motivated

Hardworking Individual & Target Driven

Demonstrate ability to prepare legal documents

Understanding the quality management principle

Wide knowledge about laws and regulations

Employment and Work Experience

Jun 2018- Jan 2019 with Lals Group Dubai as Legal Executive Legal Affairs.

Drafting reviewing and execution of lease, franchise, joint venture, sale and purchase, MOUs, NDAs, share transfer, MOA, MOU and AOA etc.

Liaison with various governmental, semi-governmental and Free zone authorities like Dubai Economic Department, Ajman Free zone, JAFZA, SAIF Zone with respect to formation and renewal of companies.

Registration and follow-ups of intellectual properties like Trademark, Patent etc.

Legal advice to directors, managers with respect to internal and external legal issuies.

Liaison with external law firms with respect to litigation matters.

Feb 2016 – 2018 March Legal Adviser Al Mizan International LLC

Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and executing various legal documents related to the development of projects including Joint Development Agreements, Construction Agreements, Consultancy Agreements, Facilities Management Agreements, Disclosure Agreements, Jointly Owned Property Declarations, Master Community Declarations, SPAs, Reservation contracts, Investment Agreements, Assignment agreements etc.

Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and executing various legal documents related to the management of real estate projects including leases, property management agreements, development agreements, assignment agreements, settlement agreements, confidentiality agreements, MOUs, LOIs and all other related documents.

Ensure proper compliance with all property laws and regulations including, but not limited to, Dubai Landlord and Tenant Law.

Liaison with various governmental and semi-governmental authorities like Dubai Land Department, Dubai Municipality, Master Developer, RERA with respect to quires, approvals and clarifications pertaining to projects and project inspections etc.

Provide legal consultation, advice and support on a wide range of laws including corporate laws, employment laws, real estate laws with respect to existing and prospective matters. Due Diligence of plots and projects the company is interested to acquire/invest in.

Represent the company before Labour Court, Arbitration, Rental Dispute Centre etc.

Jan 2012 – Sep 2015 Legal Adviser Orion Holding and Silver Heights Real Estate LLC

Drafting, Review, Negotiating and Validation of various documents and contracts related to real estate including Sale and Purchase Agreements, joint ventures, Memorandum of Understanding, Lease Agreements, Rent to Own Contracts, Agency Agreements (exclusive, nonexclusive), Non-disclosure Agreements, Undertakings, Indemnities, Assignment Agreements, Settlement Agreements etc.

Management of various documents and compliance and follow ups with litigation in courts and Rent Dispute Committee.

Legal Advice to the management, shareholders, group heads, and managers of the organisation.

Litigation Support to the external lawyers and legal offices, follow up cases and report the updates to the management with respect to the status and proceedings.

2002 – 2011 Legal Consultant India Law LLP

Acted as a consultant/retainer for Pride Group of companies managing their real estate and investment including management (leasing and sale) of retail shops and offices in a mall building.

Attending various proceedings encompassing Writ Petitions, Appeals, Public Interest Litigations arising out of various Social issues, Summary Suits, Complaints, Service Matters & Litigation.

Managing cases pending before Civil Courts, Criminal Courts, Consumer Forum (District & National) and Labour Court.

Liaising with Company Advocates and Solicitors and acting as in-house Legal Counsel.

Answering to the Legal Notices of the consumers and defending the actions of the company.

Assisting the senior counsel in various legal researches on multi-jurisdictional aspects of law on web tools of Westlaw and LexisNexis and appearing before the Trial courts and other Forums.

Assisting senior counsel during the arguments by preparing case papers and citations for legal proceedings.

Monitoring the continuous progress of cases pending under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Labour cases coming under workman compensation Act, Labour Act and Industrial Disputes Act.


Graduated - 2001 Bachelor in Law LLB University of Mysore, India

Graduated - 1999 Bachelor in Commerce University of Calicut, India

Certified - 2012 Real Estate Practitioner Dubai Real Estate Institute

Graduated - 1999 Diploma in IATA SATM, Cochin India


Knowledgeable: I have developed a pragmatic approach to complex legal issues

Communication: I am an eloquent individual with excellent listening and presenting skills

Team: I have experience of working with people from different backgrounds, ages and professional level, enabling me to build strong relationships and trust

Software: Proficient in MS - office

Personal Details

Nationality: Indian

Visa Status: Visit

Marital Status: Married

Known Languages: English, Arabic, Hindi, Malayalam, Tami



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