Mrs Basma S.

Managing Partner



Mrs Basma Salim Alaydi is the Of-Counsel of Clout and the Managing Partner of Sharjah and Abu Dhabi offices. She is working as an independent Emirati practicing lawyer, and is responsible for the litigation matters of Clout’s clients in the UAE.

Mrs Basma, the owner and Managing Partner of Alaydi Advocates & Legal Consultants (Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai), which was founded in 1987 by her late father Mr Salim Alaydi, one of the first judges in the UAE, who served as the legal counsel of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qassimi.

Today, Mrs Basma represents a wide range of domestic and international clients, continuing her father’s path, and dedicating her time for such a legacy. In addition to her corporate and IP backgrounds, she is specializing in the fields of family business disputes and joint stock companies’ litigation, along with representing large and mid-sized corporations with regards to commercial, civil, and criminal disputes.

In partnership with Alaydi Law Firm, Clout will be able to provide its precious clients with full legal services including litigation, which will be handled by Alaydi Law Firm through its offices across the United Arab Emirates.

Practice Areas:

Litigation & Arbitration

(Criminal, Corporate, Sharia & Commercial)


United Arab Emirates Judicial Institute


Bachelor of Law, University of Sharjah, 2002.

(With distinguished owner & Deans List)





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