Done differently.

KARM operates as a digitally native legal consultancy rather than a traditional law firm


As lawyers and tech-enthusiasts, we work constantly with our clients and the legal fraternity to ideate, innovate and inspire trends, policy and debates in today's fast changing legal landscape and have been frequently considered to be thought leaders in our field.

About Us

Officially launched at the Global Legal Forum on 23rd August, 2018 - KARM's journey has been one of constant innovation and breaking glass ceilings. Our founder, Kokila Alagh, launched the firm with a discussion on 'The need for tech and code in law', which has since been a central theme for all our interactions.

Headquartered in UAE, KARM's all-star team are specialists in their respective sectors, consulting with high-impact start-ups as well as mature market leaders to deliver
21st century solutions that are customized to the needs of our clients and are often trans-disciplinary in their nature.

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Our Clients

From start-ups to market leaders, our services are tailored for impact, irrespective of scale. We thrive on challenges, and operate in the cutting edge of technology - which requires agile, up-to-date solutions due to the fast-changing nature of the landscape. This has often propelled us to the very forefront of policy and regulatory debates, positioning us as market leaders for emerging business models.

At KARM, we earn your trust, and keep it.

Kokila and Team are always in touch with the latest global developments and best to consult with and use as a business reference. The team is very responsive and proactive, and deliver results through relentless execution.

KARM Legal’s support and legal guidance allowed EduChain to advance in its journey to expand, and provide leading blockchain solutions in the region. KARM Legal team has been closely involved in facilitating negotiations between local, UAE-based entities, and EduChain which made it possible for our company to scale the blockchain education network in the Middle East. Thanks to the legal fundaments that KARM Legal built for EduChain, we can advance in working with leading academic institutions and government entities in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and across other emirates.

We are very pleased with the quality of educational presentations, workshops and publication which we have received from KARM Legal and continue engaging with KARM Legal in respect of future training services. We commend KARM Legal’s efforts to promote education in law within the UAE.

We have experienced KARM Legal to be a niche, client-focused legal services practice. We regard KARM Legal as leaders in ground-breaking fields of legal expertise, including FinTech, InsureTech, MedTech, RegTech, PropTech, Artificial Intelligence, Data Protection and Cyber Law, Corporate Law, Technology Law, as well as Policy and Governance Law. It too is worth mentioning the broad footprint that KARM Legal has acquired in a short space of time since the conglomeration of their team of esteemed Attorneys (with origins spanning various parts of the globe) and boasting with offices in Dubai, UAE and Malta, EU.

The MENA FinTech Association has a long-standing work-relationship with KARM Legal. Our relationship includes the facilitation of joint educational and informational workshops, information sessions and the hosting of various functions conducted by the We hereby attest to the astute level of quality legal services, training material and information sessions conducted by them, with KARM Legal being experts in a variety of legal fields which they practise, including: FinTech, InsureTech, MedTech, RegTech, PropTech, Artificial Intelligence, Data Protection and Cyber Law, Corporate Law, Technology Law, as well as Policy and Governance Law.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Chambers & Partners

    • Leading Fintech Advisors - Chambers & Partners 2020
    • Leading Fintech Individual, Kokila Alagh - Chambers & Partners 2020
  • Arab Monetary Fund

    • Ambassadors and Members - Arab Monetary Fund Fintech Working Group - Technical Advisory
    • Ambassadors and Members - Arab Monetary Fund Fintech Working Group - Regulatory Advisory
  • Legal Era Awards

    • Finalists as 'Emerging Law Firm of the Year'- Legal Era Middle East Awards

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      Our Initiatives

      The UAE aims to be a tech-driven country in the years to come, and our team is constantly working towards the goal by not looking at innovations and developments in isolation but in consonance with our clients' broader business perspectives.

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