by 10 Leaves

Funds | Startups

Legal solutions can be affordable, without compromising quality. At Legability, we offer you effective, efficient and economical legal consultancy…digital solutions, but with a heart…

Specialised | Value for money

Launch your fund with us!

Funds Consulting

Structuring of supervised and unsupervised funds in DIFC, ADGM and Luxembourg

Funds Documentation

Preparation and review of PPMs, Fund Constitutions and Fund Agreements

Funds Marketing

Consultation on funds distribution and passporting in the UAE and Luxembourg

Fund Authorisations

Assistance in authorisation of funds in DIFC, ADGM and Luxembourg

Our story

About the brand

10 Leaves started as a bespoke consultancy. 

We have been here from the past sixteen years, and have come to be identified with responsiveness, effectiveness and efficiency. Our industry-leading publications, informative video channels and engaging podcasts represent our philosophy of keeping things simple, while providing you a level of service, unmatched by competition.

10 Leaves brought you Tenl Technologies in 2020. This year, we expand our core offerings, and bring you a legal consultancy that doesn’t aim to change the world…but instead, just aims to offer you simplified legal solutions, at an efficient price. 

Backed by technology, but with a heart. 

Our team

Expertise across the GCC, Europe, India and Mauritius

Rohit Ghai

Founder

With over 20 years of experience in the region, Rohit consults firms on structuring, market entry strategies, fund structuring, regulatory authorisations and startup funding. His expertise spans both traditional business models and new-age fintech, crowdfunding, robo-advisory and money service businesses. 

Rohit also consults startup founders on maintaining a balance between the pressures of growing a business, and yet maintaining good health and well-being. He does this through a combination of yoga, and pure common sense. 

Bishr Shiblaq

partner- Luxembourg

Bishr established and headed the MENA office of the leading Luxembourg law firm, Arendt & Medernach for around 10 years. In this capacity he advised leading financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, MNCs and family offices in both Europe and the Middle East on all issues relating to the structuring of international transactions and the setting-up of regulated or unregulated investment structures. Bishr also specialises in finance-related matters, in particular structured finance, securitisations, asset finance, Islamic finance, as well as in private wealth.

Sachin Auchybour

partner- Mauritius

Sachin has over 14 years of experience in Common Law and Mauritian law. He has advised clients both domestically and internationally, on Commercial Law, Banking Law and taxation, with a focus on structuring of investment funds. Sachin holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Buckingham and is a member of the Bar of England and Wales and the Mauritius Bar Association.

Ali Awais

partner- USA & Asia

 Ali has over twenty years of experience in providing governments, sponsors and financial institutions strategic advice on cross-border investments, including Public-Private Partnerships legislative and policy reforms. He graduated with a Masters of Law from George Washington University School of Law, Washington D.C. 

Anas Jisr

partner- Saudi Arabia

Anas is a corporate & commercial lawyer who has been in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 2011, working alongside International & legal 500 law firms.
Anas has a broad range of corporate experience including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, takeovers, and equity investments. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) and further completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Laws at the University College of London (UCL). He further acquired an LL.M. Master of Laws in Commercial & Corporate Law from University College of London. Anas is active on advising Saudi & foreign clients on a wide range of corporate and M&A transactions in Saudi and the MENA region. 
 
He represented multinational Companies in multiple M&A transactions conducted across the MENA region with focus on the Saudi and UAE markets.
He advised multinational companies and local Saudi giants such as Siemens GMBH, Facebook, L’Oréal, Lamborghini, Samako Saudi, Al Naghi, Al Majdouei, Mitsubishi Electric and ENBDC (UAE Bank) on multiple M&A transactions in Saudi and on structuring their businesses in KSA.
Anas is member of the Lebanese bar association and fully admitted to practice in his jurisdiction.
 
Author of:ICLG – Saudi Franchise Law, 2020
Saudi Competition Law Revamped, 2019 Saudi Transfer Pricing Regulation, 2019
“The Fintech Revolution” Published by Thomson Reuters, 2018 Saudi New Companies, Law Revamped, 2016
 

Santanu Ghosh

partner- India

Santanu brings to the table over twenty years of experience in international corporate documentation & litigation both as an in-house Counsel and as a practicing lawyer in Banking & Finance, Commercial contracts, Manufacturing & Infrastructure, Civil/Commercial disputes, Criminal law and Corporate Legal documentation for Incorporation of companies/new startups in UAE & India. He is also an expert in matters related to DIFC-LCIA, ICC Anti-corruption Tribunal, Dubai International Arbitration Centre and has handled civil claims before DIFC courts as well as supported the litigation team in civil/commercial matters before local courts in the UAE. 

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If you are a fund manager, who wishes to set up a fund in the United Arab Emirates, Luxembourg or Mauritius…

If you are a startup who operates, or wishes to operate in the UAE, Kuwait or Saudi Arabia…

If in general, you wish to avail cost-effective and efficient legal solutions in the above countries…