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Legal & IP Hybrid Conference - Dubai

 24-25 MAY 2023 
Millennium Plaza Downtown Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE (Formerly Crowne Plaza)
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The event was truly outstanding! In fact, bringing all people together under same roof and getting permission for event during this pandemic era was next to impossible but you guys did the same.

LexTalk World again proved that if you believe in yourself, entire universe will start believing you. Kudos to your entire team.

Raghvendra Verma

Group Head, Legal, Compliance and Company Secretary, ISON Group

Advisory Board
Advisory Board
About Conference 

LexTalk World Conference gets even BIGGER and BETTER at its 4th edition here in Dubai

We are glad to announce the 2 Hall format for the Dubai event this year where Hall A is dedicated to Legal & Technology and Hall B will focus on Intellectual Property and Technology.

The focused topics are Arbitration, ADR, NFTs, Metaverse, Blockchain, ESG, Litigation, eDiscovery, ODR, IP, IP Protection, Trademark, Patent, Copyright, and many more.


Global Attendees


Selected Awardees


Renowned Speakers


Learning Sessions

Conference Agenda

7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Registration, Welcome Hi-Tea & One-on-One Introduction

9:00 AM to 9:15 AM

Keynote Speech: Future of IP

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H. E. Dr. Abdelrahman Almuaini

Assistant Undersecretary Ministry of Economy UAE

9:15 AM to 9:30 AM

Keynote Speech: Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism - Is It a Reality?


Dr. Lalit Bhasin

President - Society of Indian Law Firms

09:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Virtual Award Ceremony : Announcement of Lex-Falcon Awardees

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Networking Hi-Tea & Refreshments


Hall - A   

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Panel Discussion : How the legal function can support a sustainable ESG program?

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

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Karthik Venkata

Director, EY

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Minkyu Kim

Regional General Counsel, LG Electronics

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Matthew Nobles

Chief Compliance Officer - Middle East & Africa, GE Power

Bhavin Mehta

Vice President Legal Compliance, EEMEA, MasterCard, UAE

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Ahmed Kandil

Ethics & Compliance and ERM director, Bausch + Lomb

Panel Discussion : Arbitration vs Mediation, the Various Alternative Dispute Resolutions in GCC & Asia 

11:45 AM to 12:30 PM

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Selim Sariibrahimoglu

Founding Partner, Sarıibrahimoğlu Law Office

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Shaharyar Nashat

Senior Legal Counsel GCC, Engie


Tasaduk Wani

Legal Manager at Voltas Limited

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Felipe Arboleda-Marquez

Legal Director, IMETA, CHEP

Case Study Presentation : Transforming Contract Management: Emiza's Success Story with Zoho

12:30 PM to 12:50 PM

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Ali Shabdar

Regional Director Middle East and Africa at Zoho Corp.

Panel Discussion : Global Risk Mapping: Leveraging your Due Diligence to Mitigate Multi- Jurisdictional Risks

12:50 PM to 01:35 PM

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Saloni Tuteja

Head of Legal, Middle East, Servier

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Leila Sassi

Head of Legal - Middle East, Natixis

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Edith Nordmann

Managing Partner | Attorney at Law, ACG International

Networking Over Lunch

1:35 PM to 02:30 PM

Panel Discussion : Data Privacy and Data Security: How to Comply with Regulations?

2:30 PM to 03:15 PM

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Manish Gaurav

Founder Partner, Lexspectrum, Solicitors & Advocates

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Nicholas Jayna

Senior Manager, EY

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Nahla El Adany

General Counsel, Unilever

Noor Maki

Senior Legal Counsel, Ford Motor Company

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Emel Nakay

Contracting Effectiveness Lead | Senior Legal Counsel, Accenture

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Case Study Presentation : Merger & Amalgamation :Factory Compliances Risk and Mitigation

3:15 PM to 3:35 PM

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Dhavalkumar Soni

Associate Director – Business Development at Vihang Adcon Pvt Ltd

Networking Hi-Tea & Refreshments

3:35 PM to 04:00 PM

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Round Table : Building Bridges to a Complete Legal Ecosystem: Getting Lawyers off an Island

4:00 PM to 5:15 PM

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Mohamad Al Darwish

Legal Director, Carrier

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Nadim Elias El Haj

Chief Legal Officer, Abu Dhabi National Hotels

Raghav Mathur

General Counsel - Healthcare Division, Yas Holding LLC

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Sharifah Thaherah

Chief Regional Counsel (Head of Legal), APAC and India region, Infobip

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Esteban Ruete

Compliance Lead WEMEA (Western Europe, Middle East & Africa), AMGEN

Hall - B 

Panel Discussion : Transformation of IP, Patent, Trademark & Copyright: Major Shift to Enhance GCC and Asian IP Industry

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM


Munir Suboh

Partner / Head of Intellectual Property, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

Amr Eldakak