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Thomas Paoletti
Legal Consultant at Paoletti Law Firm/President of the Italian Business Council, Dubai & Northern Emirates

1994 - Graduated in law from the University of Rome, Italy, (La Sapienza) in 1994 after having prepared his final dissertation in comparative law at Yale Law School (Connecticut, USA) as a visiting scholar. Registered with the Bar Council of Rome, he began his practice at Studio Legale Paoletti in Rome as a associated lawyer.

1997 - He become a partner of Studio Legale Paoletti in 1997 and is registered with the Bar Council of Rome. In these years of legal practice he has acquired a consistent experience assisting clients in both domestic litigation cases and international cases including the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and Oman.

2006- Magna cum Laude in Master in Public Affairs, Lobbying and Institutional Relations from the University of Rome (LUMSA).

2008 - Since he moved to Dubai in 2008, he has acquired specific expertise in the Gulf States, assisting multi national companies in terms of overseas investment and internationalization in the Middle East, offering legal support throughout the planning stage and specialist assistance in the establishment and running of the overseas business, cross border transaction, acquisition and drafting contracts and in particular commercial contracts and company related contracts and advising clients on corporate and company law as well as real estate regulatory. He seats in the board of various international company advising them on the legal strategy. He frequently travels and attend meetings with his client at his offices located between Rome and Shanghai.

Author of the Book “Dubai Affaire” available in Italian language.

He is Board Member and President of the Italian Business Council of Dubai & Northern Emirates (www. italianbusinesscouncil.com) and vice President of Italian Social Club of Dubai.

He is listed as a local lawyer at the Italian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Italian Consulate in Dubai as well as at the Italian Trade Commission (ICE) of Dubai.

Member of IR Global (irglobal.com) as corporate lawyer for UAE.

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