Akeela Bharuchi  

Head of Middle East

Akeela is regional lead for Equiom in the Middle East, a member of the Middle East Boards and Authorised Individual for Equiom Fiduciary Services (Middle East) Limited. She has overall responsibility for the management, strategic direction and operation of the Middle East businesses across DIFC, ADGM, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar and KSA and ensuring that the businesses align with Equiom’s group strategy. 

A UK solicitor with over 12 years’ experience in UK and the Middle East, Akeela specialises in advising international businesses and investors on a broad range of corporate commercial matters including market entry, company formation, structuring and restructuring, corporate governance, risk, and compliance.  

She has worked with multinational clients and leading intermediaries from across the globe and has established herself as a trusted and resourceful advisor and leader. She is committed to developing and growing Equiom’s existing and new corporate service lines, supporting the wider business and building on Equiom’s position as a market leader in the region.  

Akeela is a member of the Association of Certified Counsel, STEP, SRA registered solicitor in England & Wales and member of The Law Society of England & Wales. 

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