Shyma Shameem

  • Senior Associate

  • LLB (Hons) (London, UK)

Areas of Practice

  • Tourism & Foreign Investments
  • Corporate & Commercial

As a Corporate Attorney, Shyma provides legal review and advisory services to our foreign and local clients such as investment structuring, legal vetting of documents, review of agreements, regulatory compliance matters, obtaining business licenses/ permits, employment matters and conducting transaction related legal due diligences. Prior to joining private practice, Shyma served the Ministry of Tourism as Legal Officer where she gained valuable skills and expertise knowledge into the regulation of tourism properties by the Government of Maldives. During her time with the Ministry, she drafted and vetted resort lease agreements, operational agreements and settlement agreements as well as liaising with key Maldives tourism investors and stakeholders.

In this regard, she is well-informed in tourism laws, policies and practices of the Government of Maldives, which allows her to deliver insightful legal concierge services to our resort and hotel owning and operating clients from property acquisitions, mergers to its exit, sublease/ hotel management agreements and support services required under property development and operation stages.

Shyma holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of London.