People who make it possibleOur Team

At the heart of ATB Legal's success is a team of distinguished professionals, each bringing a wealth of expertise, dedication, and a passion for legal excellence.
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Meet The Core TeamOur Team of
Professionals

Asha Treesa Bejoy
Bachelor of Laws, LLM, FCIArb
Asha Treesa Bejoy
Founder

Asha has about 20 years of legal practice to her credit, covering multiple jurisdictions of the UAE, India and Singapore. Asha is a DIFC Courts part II lawyer and an ADGM Courts registered practitioner with full rights of audience and is a qualified Arbitrator.

Asha represents clients before the DIFC Courts and ADGM Courts and before various arbitral institutions such as the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) and the ICC International Court of Arbitration. She is also a UAE Ministry of Economy registered Trademarks and Patents Agent, and represents clients before the Trademarks and Patents registries and appeal committees.

Asha got qualified as a lawyer in India and was called to the Bar in the year 2004. She has subsequently completed Masters in Intellectual Property and Technology Law from the National University of Singapore and is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K.

Pauls MI
Juris Doctorate, Law
Stephen Stamboulieh
Of Counsel

Stephen is a litigation lawyer with over 15 years of expertise. He has been a legal representative in proceedings before the EEOC, NLRB, OSHA, ATF, and other US governmental organizations.

Internationally, Stephen has litigated cases in the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts. He has bar admissions to approximately thirty US courts, including the US Supreme Court, the US Court of International Trade, Court of Federal Claims, and numerous District Courts and Courts of Appeal.

Stephen is a Certified Mediator and is active in alternative dispute resolutions. He is also a sought-after guest on national TV shows, magazines, podcasts, and various social media outlets.

Stephen holds a Juris Doctorate from the Mississippi College School of Law and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi.

George Mathew
Bachelor of Laws, MBA
George Mathew
Head of General Corporate and Compliance

George is a corporate lawyer with about 20 years of experience, covering both the Common Law and Civil Law jurisdictions.

George spent his initial years in litigation practice, subsequent to which he moved to in-house positions and worked in various industries including Pharmaceutical, Telecommunications, and Insurance businesses. Before moving to ATB Legal, George worked with a reputed Dubai-based law firm as a corporate lawyer.

George got qualified as a lawyer in India and was called to the Bar in the year 2002. He was also admitted as a Solicitor with the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales in 2011.

Additionally, George holds an LLM in Commercial Law from India and a Masters in Business Administration from the UK.

Pauls MI
CA
Pauls MI
Advisor – Mergers and Acquisitions

Pauls has more than 21 years of work experience to his credit, having worked in senior positions with Big Four audit and advisory firms and various industries in India and the Middle East.

Pauls is experienced in consulting and transaction advisory Services, advising clients on due diligence, valuation and structuring. His experience covers a range of industries comprising Retail, IT&ITES, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Infrastructure, Automotive, Telecom and Healthcare.

Pauls is a qualified Chartered Accountant from India, currently pursuing law degree and has completed Executive Program in Management from a leading business school.

Reda Farahat Karawan
Bachelor of Laws
Reda Farahat Karawan
Arabic Legal Consultant

Reda has more than 15 years of legal practice to his credit, and has been practicing law in the UAE for about 10 years, focusing on Arabic language litigations. He is a seasoned lawyer who has previously advised public sector and private sector entities. He regularly attends to cases in the UAE courts, assists Emirati attorneys with trial preparations, and drafts pleadings, motions and appellate documents. In addition, he also has cross-industry expertise in drafting standardised legal agreements and contracts.

Reda is a law graduate from Alexandria University, Egypt and is an acclaimed public speaker.

Sudha Sampath
Bachelor of Laws
Sudha Sampath
Senior Associate

Sudha has about 11 years of experience in legal practice with a focus on arbitration and litigation. Prior to joining ATB Legal, Sudha worked with prominent law firms and designated senior counsels in Delhi and Chennai. She has represented clients before the Supreme Court of India, the High Courts of Chennai and Delhi, the Company Law Board of India and various arbitral tribunals involving high value arbitration matters.
Sudha completed her Bachelor Degree in Law from the Faculty of Law, Delhi University, and was enrolled as an advocate in 2010. She is enrolled with the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and is a member of the Delhi High Court Bar Association. She also holds an undergraduate degree in life sciences.

Lakshmi Omanakkutttan
Bachelor of Laws
Lakshmi Omanakkutttan
Junior Associate

Lakshmi Omanakuttan works in the Dispute resolution department of ATB. Lakshmi graduated in law in the year 2016 from Calicut university and was enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of Kerala in 2017. Prior to joining ATB, Lakshmi worked with the office of a renowned designated senior advocate in Kerala, focusing on litigation.

Jose Joseph
Bachelor of Laws
Jose Joseph
Senior Associate

Jose Joseph has about 9 years of legal practice, representing clients in Kerala High Court, Chennai High Court and Arbitral and other Local Courts in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Jose was legally groomed with prominent law firms and highly respected Designated Senior Counsels in South India including those specialising in Arbitration, Tax, Intellectual Property and Corporate matters. Jose has a unique set of experience in litigation and alternate dispute resolution.

Jose graduated in law and was admitted as an advocate in India in the year 2014. Jose also holds a Diploma in Business Management from the Management Development Institute of Singapore.

Amy Denny
Bachelor of Laws
Amy Denny
Associate

Amy has about 7 years of legal practise representing clients in the Kerala High Court and other Tribunals. Amy was attached to the chamber of a prominent Designated Senior Counsel in Kerala, where she gained significant exposure to litigation. Subsequently, she worked with one of the leading law firms in the South India, specialising in Corporate, Commercial and Real Estate matters. Amy represents a unique blend of skills for corporate, commercial and litigation matters.

Amy graduated in law and was admitted as an advocate in India in the year 2015. Amy also holds a certificate in General Course on Intellectual Property from World Intellectual Property Organization.

Aparna T Nambissan
Bachelor of Laws
Aparna T Nambissan
Junior Associate

Aparna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Commerce. She completed her law degree in 2021 from Karnataka State Law University and subsequently interned with several law practices in Bangalore. She was enrolled with the Bar Council of Karnataka in 2022.

At ATB, Aparna plays a vital role handling diverse legal areas including labor cases, real estate laws, company incorporations, and various corporate and commercial legal compliance matters.

Kartik Damodar Shetty
Bachelor of Laws
Kartik Damodar Shetty
Junior Associate

Kartik has about three years of broad-spectrum experience in Civil, Criminal and Commercial matters including Banking and Shipping. Prior to joining ATB Legal, Kartik was associated with prominent legal practitioners based out of Mumbai.
Kartik completed his Bachelor Degree in Law from the Shivaji University, Mumbai in 2018 and is enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. Kartik also holds a Masters in Law from the Pune University.

Saniya Mariam Thomas
LLM
Saniya Mariam Thomas
Junior Associate

Saniya earned her Bachelor’s in Law from the University of Kerala in 2019 and is registered with the Bar Council of Kerala. She also completed her Master’s in Law from Christ University, Bangalore. Before joining ATB, Saniya worked under a distinguished senior advocate in Kerala, gaining extensive experience in Litigation, Corporate, and Intellectual Property cases.

Saniya has also completed internships with top-tier law firms in India and has excelled in national and international moot court competitions, earning prizes for her outstanding performance. In addition, she has presented numerous papers on various legal topics.

Ajay D Kaitharan
ACCA
Ajay D Kaitharan

Ajay is an ACCA Affiliate and holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. Specializing in Corporate Tax and Accounting, Ajay has honed his skills through hands-on work in public accounting, particularly geared toward serving SMEs. Proficient in handling a broad spectrum of accounting and tax challenges, encompassing both direct and indirect tax complexities, Ajay is adept at providing practical solutions to the clients.

Reshma Rose Jacob
Bachelor of Laws
Reshma Rose Jacob
Junior Associate

Reshma is an experienced legal professional with a background in corporate matters. Before joining her current role, she worked as a Legal Associate for a company based in Bangalore. Reshma completed her Law Degree from St Joseph’s College of Law, Bangalore, in 2021 and is currently enrolled with the Bar Council of Kerala. She also holds a Bachelor’s in History from Women’s Christian College, Chennai. Reshma interned with various practitioners in Kerala, gaining valuable experience and insights into the legal profession.

Jerome Jose
Bachelor of Laws
Jerome Jose
Junior Associate

Jerome completed LLB from Christ University, Bangalore and was called to the Bar in the year 2023. Prior to joining ATB, Jerome gained practical experience with prominent law firms and legal consultancies in the UAE and India.

Vishnu VG
BBA
Vishnu VG
Legal Secretary

Vishnu V G is an excellent legal secretary assisting the firm in filings, keeping timelines, and providing information management support. He also drafts routine correspondences and legal documents.

Madhav Vinod Krishna
Bachelor of Laws
Madhav Vinod Krishna

With a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Middlesex University London, Madhav brings a wealth of knowledge in key areas such as Contract Law, Company Law, and Commercial Law with strong foundation in legal research, document review, and a deep understanding of insurance and commercial sectors. His legal journey includes valuable internships, such as with Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants in Dubai, Marsh LLC in Muscat, and Hussain Al Toubi Law Firm in Muscat.

Apart from legal pursuits, Madhav is a rock singer and mixed martial arts practitioner, and is fluent in English, French, Malayalam and Hindi.

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