Raya Abu Gulal
Founder, Manaar Legal Consultancy and Co-Founder Women Lawyers Group-Middle East
Raya Abu Gulal Was born in Baghdad, grew up between the Netherlands and the UK, educated in both countries.
Raya is currently based in the UAE and running her own legal consultancy providing legal advice specializing in the Middle East. Her practice covers a broad range of corporate and commercial work. Prior to joining to setting up her legal consultancy, Raya worked for two leading International Law Firms. Raya is also active in various women development initiatives in the MENA region and member of various business groups. Raya founded the Women Lawyers Group-Middle East and also appointed as the board member of the International Women Business Group (Abu Dhabi). Raya was awarded by MEA Markets as the Female Legal Consultant for the year 2017 Award. Raya also received in December 2017 the legal award from the Arab Woman Awards in the UAE.