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Karim Shiyab Founder & CEO at Legalintro


Karim Shiyab; is the founder and CEO of Legalintro is an online marketplace that enables companies and individuals to find specialized lawyers and obtain multiple fee quotes from top tier law firms in the UAE. Having a deep understanding of the legal needs of startups, Legalintro regularly assists startups and is working closely with multiple law firms in the UAE to improve the access of startups to legal assistance at affordable prices.

With more than 10 years’ experience as a commercial and banking lawyer in the Middle East, Karim is intimately familiar with the UAE and wider GCC legal landscape. He holds a Masters in Commercial Law from Sheffield University, and prior to founding Legalintro, served as Senior Associate at Al Tamimi & Co in several MENA countries. Karim has spent over a decade managing relationships with clients and industry peers, and enjoys a strong reputation and vast professional network across the region.

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