Umaira Choudhry

Associate *

Al Habtoor Business Tower
Office 2501, PO Box 450136
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

T. +971 (0)4 568 3100
F. +971 (0)4 422 7076


Having completed her Masters in Law in England, Umaira returned to Dubai and started her career with a local law firm before moving to Bonnard Lawson. Her current role as a corporate paralegal entails providing admin support and legal assistance to the lawyers in preparing a wide variety of legal documents and contracts and conducting legal research as directed. Liaising directly with government offices on various legal issues. Umaira is also assisting senior counsels of the Firm with providing a full range of private client services including all aspects of the preparation of Wills and Probate.


University of Kent, Canterbury, Bachelor’s Degree, Law (LLB)
University of Law, Diploma in the Legal Practice Course (LPC)
University of Law, Master’s Degree, Law (LLM)


English (Native)
French (Elementary proficiency)
Arabic (Elementary proficiency)

Professional experience

Corporate Paralegal, Bonnard Lawson, Dubai since March 2018
Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Al Nassar Advocates and Legal Consultants, Dubai, 2016-2018

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* Not admitted to the bar