Manek Narayan Palekar

Principal Partner



Manek Palekar is a Legal Consultant and an Advocate based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for over past 32 years. His practice areas include Civil/Criminal litigation & Arbitration, and matters relating to Commercial Transactions including but not limited to Construction, Contracting & Real Estate, Business structuring, incorporation, setup & operations, Business succession planning for ownership & management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Partnership & Collaboration, Distribution & Franchising, Intellectual Property & Information Technology and assisting in Regulatory compliance & approvals. 

Manek’s professional experience and expertise encompasses more than 45 years of handling varied legal matters, out of which the past 29 years have been primarily in the Middle Eastern region.  

Manek is registered with the Government of Dubai – Legal affairs Department as a legal consultant authorized to practice UAE law.  He is also registered as an advocate in Dubai International Financial Centre.


Commercial Transactions
Business Structuring
Mergers & Acquisitions
Business Succession Planning
Joint Ventures, Partnership & Collaboration


A.C.S. (Associated Member of the Company Secretaries in India)
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) – University of Bombay
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) – University of Bombay



English and Hindi