Dania Yassin

Dubai, UAE

T. +971 4 528 5555
E. dania.yassin@bsabh.com

Dania is a highly accomplished U.S. lawyer specializing in cross-border and multi-jurisdictional public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, group reorganizations, and general corporate advisory work. With a wealth of experience in the field, Dania has been involved in numerous M&A transactions, providing comprehensive guidance and expertise in areas such as advising on and preparing shareholders' agreements, share purchase agreements, share transfer documents, and other transactional documentation.

Throughout Dania's career, she has consistently taken the lead in merger and acquisition deals, overseeing the meticulous preparation and review of all required legal documents. Her exceptional ability to liaise with various counsel and stakeholders has been instrumental in successfully completing complex transactions.

A notable aspect of Dania's expertise lies in their extensive knowledge of the laws, regulations, and implementation procedures governing the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Over the years, Dania has worked directly with the DIFC and ADGM, as well as collaborated closely with local governmental entities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, including the Dubai and Abu Dhabi Economy departments, Abu Dhabi Exchange, and SCA. This invaluable experience has enabled Dania to navigate the intricacies of these jurisdictions with finesse.
In her professional journey, Dania has advised a diverse range of clients, including financial institutions, government entities, large multinationals, international law firms, and local companies. Her exceptional counsel and strategic insights have consistently delivered tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of each client.

With an impressive track record and an unwavering commitment to excellence, Dania continues to make significant contributions to the field of law, particularly in the areas of cross-border M&A and general corporate advisory work.

Dania was admitted to the California Bar Association in 2023.

Areas of expertise
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Environment, social and governance
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • International Trade, Transport & Maritime
  • Family-owned Businesses
  • Private Client
  • High Net Worth Individuals
Highlights of experience
  • Assisting with the restructuring MBME Group to list on secondary market on ADX.
  • Advising a leading UAE investment firm in the acquisition of an integrated healthcare service provider with operations in the Middle East, Europe, and India.
  • Advising a leading oil & gas company based in Jakarta on the acquisition of a stake in one of the largest natural gas joint ventures in the Middle East.
  • Advising one of the region’s largest holding companies and government partners in the acquisition of a pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in the UAE and owned by one of the global industry players.
  • Advising a regional marine services Abu Dhabi-based company on the restructuring and disposal of a stake to potential investors.
Education & qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Political Science, California State University of Long Beach, USA
  • Juris Doctorate, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, USA
  • International Business Transactions Study Abroad Program, Zhejiang University of Guanghua College of Law, usa
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