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Imran Atif

Imran splits his time between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, managing an administrative team of seven, including office maintenance and landlord liaison and taking care of finance activities of K.S.A office. As a administration manager, he helps identify suitable properties – from shell and core to fully fitted out – and coordinates with civil contractors, designers and other related parties.
Imran previously worked in Bahrain with an asphalt company. Prior to moving to Bahrain, he worked in Pakistan for a leading Islamic bank as an accounts officer and a sugar mill as an accountant.

Imran has a B.Com and an MBA from Pakistan.

Dinesh Ravi

Dinesh is a   tax and zakat technical expert who has worked on assessments from the General Authority for Zakat and Tax (GAZT), attending field inspections, advising clients on double tax treaties and performing tax due diligence. He has worked across the Saudi tax filing process, including registering new companies and e-filing annual tax, zakat and withholding tax returns on the ERAD portal.

Dinesh has a ‘Big 4’ background, having worked with a leading professional services firm in India and Saudi Arabia where he developed a deep understanding of Saudi tax and zakat, as well as US corporation and partnership taxation.

Dinesh has an MBA (specialised in finance and accounting) from SRM University (India) and a BBA (Finance and Accounting) from the University of Madras (India).

Khalid Al-Alawi

Khalid’s core areas of experience include company registrations, administration and compliance and he has a fundamental understanding of corporate law, company setups and organisational requirements.

Khalid has developed strong relationships with governmental bodies and regulators in the Kingdom of Bahrain, including the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism (MOICT), the Economic Development Board (EDB), the Ministry of Health and various municipality authorities.

Khalid ensures that all client undertakings adhere to the laws and governing statutory authorities of the Kingdom of Bahrain and drafts corporate documentation, including constitutional documents, annual and extraordinary general meeting notices and agenda, minutes, resolutions and powers of attorney.

Prior to joining Keypoint, Khalid worked as a translator and is fluent in English and Arabic.

 

Nasr Ali

Nasr drafts a wide range of corporate documentation in English and Arabic. His client base extends from international real estate companies and family conglomerates to law firms and local and international companies operating in Bahrain.

Nasr has developed strong relationships with governmental bodies and regulators, including the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism (MOICT), the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), the Economic Development Board (EDB), the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and the Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB).

Nasr holds a bachelor degree in Law (LLB) from Cairo University. Prior to joining Keypoint, Nasr worked with multi-nationals, family businesses and law firms and was the board secretary for one of the largest family groups in Africa.

Bilal Ishaq

Bilal advises his clients – including private offices, banking and financial institutions, and family-owned businesses – on structuring and restructuring companies in accordance with their commercial objectives and the regulations of the Kingdom of Bahrain, including Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) regulations, the Bahrain Commercial Companies Law and Bahrain’s recently updated corporate governance code.

Bilal has assisted clients with incorporating new companies, liquidating companies, company secretarial work and compliance. He drafts a wide range of corporate documentation, including constitutional documents, property sale agreements, notices and agenda for annual and extraordinary general meetings, minutes, resolutions and powers of attorney.

He is a graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies, part of the University of London.