• phone +33 (0) 1 55 73 20 20
  • email info@cvml.com
  • location 91, rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, 75008 Paris
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Managing Partner

  • team Dubai
  • phone +971 4 587 5333
  • c.dersahakian@cvml.com

Charles has two decades of experience in the UAE covering several fields of law. Well versed in the UAE legal system having held several governmental and private roles, such as Chief Legal Officer at Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority, Regional Counsel at Unilever, and Legal Director at TECOM Investments. With a wide-ranging experience advising government and semi-government concerns, major blue-chip organizations, and SMEs on a wide range of issues including M&A transactions, legal due diligence, joint ventures, agency law issues, regulatory affairs, electronic transactions and other corporate and commercial matters, Charles has extensive experience in regulatory matters and has been involved in drafting a number of laws and regulations. Charles’ expertise has been recognized by Arabian Business Magazine in 2018 as one of the legal eagles in Dubai.

  • Areas of Practice

    Corporate Structuring
    Franchise & Retails

  • Languages


  • Education

    LLM – University of Essex
    LLB – Lebanese University

  • Admissions

    Dubai Legal Affairs Department
    International Bar Association