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Ayla Karmali


Ayla is a dual qualified (English & New York) consultant lawyer bringing a wealth of private practice and in-house experience from both England and Dubai across a broad spectrum of industries. Ayla’s areas of specialism include Software as a Service (SaaS), intellectual property, licensing and distribution, franchising and dispute resolution.

Ayla holds an LL.M degree in Law from SOAS, University of London. She is also a BFA (British Franchise Association) accredited Qualified Franchise Professional (QFP).

Practice areas

  • Franchising
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Technology Law


  • Solicitor, England and Wales, 2014
  • Attorney and Counsellor at Law, New York, USA, 2011
  • LLM, SOAS, University of London, 2007
  • LLB, SOAS, University of London, 2005
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