Shayaan A.S. Essa

Senior Lecturer, & Legal adviser, Commerce and Professional Studies Department

Shayaan Essa is an English qualified barrister called to Lincoln’s Inn, with experience advising in corporate and commercial legal matters in the UAE and Pakistan.  He recently advised a UAE energy corporation in a matter of claims made by a subsidiary of one of the world’s seven major oil and gas companies valuing approximately US$ 1,000,000 for losses at a gas terminal. In 2015 he advised a shipping and maritime company listed on the Dubai Financial Market in the matter of a non-exclusive agency agreement as well as a Saudi Arabian group on a multi-million dollar claim against a US real estate giant. His experience in Pakistan includes assisting Mr. Khalid Anwer, senior partner and former Federal Minister for Law for Pakistan in matters of constitutional importance in the superior courts of Pakistan and acting for clients in a broad range of areas including capital markets, corporate governance, textiles, cement and environment. He is currently legal adviser to IoBM and senior lecturer for law at the institute.

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