Khaled Shivji is a lawyer who specialises in corporate and commercial laws and regulatory compliance in Dubai. Khaled provides counsel on programmes and projects involving procurement, outsourcing, bids, mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring.
In particular, Khaled specialises in technology transactions involving the adoption and monetisation of 5G, AI, Big Data, IoT, Cloud Computing, Fibre, HealthTech, Robotics, FinTech, Legal Technology, Mobility, RegTech and Software as a Service (SaaS).
Khaled also provides expert counsel on international anti-bribery programmes, data protection and traditional and renewable power purchase agreements.
Khaled is dual-qualified in Engineering and Law. He holds a Bachelor of Internet Engineering (2004), a Bachelor of Laws (2009) and a Master of Laws (2017).
- Agency and distribution agreements
- Business restructuring
- Commercial contracts
- Corporate policies
- Franchise agreements
- Joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and partnership agreements
- Non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements
- Procurement and supply agreements
- Reseller agreements
- Shareholder agreements
- Sponsorship agreements
- End user licences
- FinTech, RegTech and Legal Technology agreements
- IP assignment and licensing
- Master services agreements and framework contracts
- SaaS, IaaS & PaaS agreements
- Telecoms agreement, MVNO agreements, wholesale fibre agreements, wholesale carrier agreements, and roaming agreements
- Website terms and privacy contracts
- Whitelabel agreements
- Anti-bribery and anti-money laundering policies and processes
- Consumer protection
- Licensing, spectrum allocation and type approval
- Regulatory frameworks
- Regulatory submissions
- Advised International Payment Solutions, the world’s largest privately owned payment processor on how to restructure its procurement programme serving the Middle East & Africa.
- Represented investors to negotiate their acquisition of Doctoori.net, the largest online repository of Arabic health advice and information.
- Restructured ENOC’s four-year SAP transformation programme to reduce costs, accelerate timelines and recover payments made to non-performing suppliers.
- Acted for Moro Hub to establish a tripartite joint venture between Microsoft and Johnson Controls aimed at leveraging upon each parties’ capabilities to deliver cloud-based services to retail and corporate end-users.
- Acted for Moro Hub to negotiate complex reseller agreements with Google Cloud, Group 42, IBM, Oracle, and AWS.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
- Recognised by the Legal 500 2018 GC Powerlist: Middle East Teams.
- Recognised by The Oath Middle East as a leading GC 2017 & 2018.
Khaled graduated with honours in Internet Engineering in 2004. He qualified as a solicitor in 2011. Prior to joining Keystone Law Middle East in 2020, he worked at the following companies:
- Moro Hub (a subsidiary of DEWA)