Suraya is head of Corporate and Commercial and Wills Division at Germela- Lootah. She is an Australian qualified lawyer with 10 years PQE and post qualification practiced law in Australia for a number of years. Suraya held positions in the Government at Federal, State and Local level in Australia and also private law firms.
Over the years she has gained experience in corporate commercial law, real- estate, wills drafting, employment, and international tax law, company set ups. She has experience in both litigation and transactional legal work.
Suraya handles her own portfolio of clients at the Germela-Lootah and is also a client relationship manager which is a unique position at the firm. She is responsible for ensuring that clients needs are met by the wider legal team and they are met with satisfaction. This allows her to constantly learn and keep up to date in all areas of law in the UAE and the wider GCC.
Germela- Lootah is a full range consultancy based in the MENA region, coupling a unique combination of law and management consultancy with German and Emirati know-how. Germela Lootah is a joint venture between German Middle East Lawyers and Hussein Lootah Lawyers based in Dubai (HL&A). Hussein Lootah lawyers are a prominent law firm and have been operating since 1997. Germela is a legal and consultancy firm based in Germany with 17 associated law and consulting firms in the Middle East. Their mission is to create strong and long term relationships with clients; providing them with practical legal and business solutions; connecting them with their extensive network in the region and; supporting them to achieve their business goals in the middle east and Europe. Their vision is to support entrepreneurs turn innovative ideas into profitable business through offering specialist legal expertise and market focused business advice. It is a dedicated, highly qualified and trained multi-lingual team, which can communicate in Arabic, German ,English, French, Spanish, Russian,languages; with extensive local and international experience in various areas of expertise including but not limited: Corporate and commercial law Real estate law Banking and finance law Construction law Employment law Tax law International trade laws and Additionally we advise and facilitate the process of (company formations, registrations, sponsorships, licenses) Germela-Lootah also have a team of financial experts who handle financial consulting including; Audit Insurance Debt Collection Trade and Finance Market and Credit Risk Consulting Market entry and expansion strategies