There are several ways to start your own company in the UAE, but what is the right way for you and your business?

SME’s are the backbone of the Emirates. Starting a business forward takes great understanding of both how to run a business and the legal implications on running it by the book. Ludmila Yamalova, a stalwart in legal practices, who has  nearly 2 decades of experience, explains all you need to know to avoid costly fines.




 Ludmila Yamalova                                             
HPL Yamalova & Plewka DMCC
Ludmila Yamalova is a U.S. qualified attorney, Juris Doctor, with fifteen years of legal experience, in the U.S. and U.A.E. Ludmila has been practicing law in U.A.E. for eight years in a law firm, which she has founded and continues to manage single handedly. She provides general corporate advisory and all forms of dispute resolution services, relying on in-depth experience in U.A.E. legal market and advocating practical solutions. Ludmila hosts a weekly live radio show on legal matters, for last six years. She is a regular legal commentator to international and local media. Ludmila regularly conducts presentations and workshops on legal issues for business and government. Prior to moving to Dubai, Ludmila was Associate General Counsel of a NASDAQ listed company in Silicon Valley, California – Finisar Corporation, a fibLY logoer optics company, managing high profile patent litigation and global corporate matters. Before then, she practiced with DLA Piper in the San Francisco Bay Area, specializing in intellectual property litigation and bankruptcy.