Abdulhakim Binherz is a graduate (LLM) in International Commercial Laws from University of NorthUmbria,
Binherz is considered as one of the most prominent personalities who have left their imprint in the banking and legal work sector – and after he retired in 2014 from his post as general counsel of Emirates NBD Legal Affairs, fruad investigation and prevention and compliance, he established a law firm to provide comprehensive first class legal services under the name of M/S Abdul Hakim Binherz Advocates and Legal Consultants in Dubai.
Binherz has extensive experience in the banking and legal field as he has overseen various multi-billion dollar projects in the region. He was actively involved in establishing the region’s first Real Estate Funds managed by Emirates International Bank and granting loans to UAE nationals free of interest, managing the first high-profile merger in the Middle-East between Emirates Bank and National Bank of Dubai, and managing the legal acquisition of Dubai Bank – UAE and BNP Paribas – Egypt by Emirates NBD.
In 2013, Mr. Binherz was honored by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, the Ruler of Sharjah, for excellence in service among UAE nationals in higher management positions in the banking industry.
Mr. Binherz is a registered advocate licensed to practice in the Dubai Courts, UAE Federal Courts and the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) Courts. He is the principal legal consultant and chief litigation section, has a significant and diverse practice includes criminal, civil, family and labour, commercial in addition to other general litigation.