Ali Naeem

Ali Naeem specialises in tax disputes, investigations and litigation. He acts for both corporate and individual clients and frequently advises law firms and other professional firms on contentious tax matters and disputes. Prior to joining CTL, he worked at the MIRA and was directly involved in handling tax disputes and has represented MIRA at Tax Appeal Tribunal and courts on various tax disputes.

Ali holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of London, and Bachelor of International Business from Charles Stuart University of Australia.

Firm Overview:

CTL Strategies LLP is a multi-disciplinary law firm that provides comprehensive legal solutions to both local businesses operating globally and foreign businesses with interests in the Maldives.

We, at CTL Strategies, look to assist our clients in all aspects of their business, regardless of the minutia of the task. Our services range from helping local and foreign companies get started by assisting them with the inception of their business in the Maldives to advising them on all aspects of any commercial transaction they may undertake.

CTL Strategies is comprised of corporate lawyers, tax advisors and chartered accountants who are well versed in all domestic laws concerning any financial undertaking that you may intend. Our lawyers take up the role of both business advisor and legal counsel which make them uniquely suited to providing comprehensive guidance for businesses looking to make strategic decisions which impact their future.

We are particularly known for our skilful work in highly complex tax matters. Our clients can rely on us at every level of tax audits, investigations, and controversies and we represent them in any litigation that may arise from a tax dispute. We understand the value of a strategic approach to all of those stages and we use that approach to achieve the best outcome for our clients. The calibre of our work in all areas of taxation law is unrivalled and acknowledged by our peers in the industry.

From our website, you will find an overview of our services. We understand that each business has its unique features and thus require services specifically tailored to their needs. Please browse through and contact us if you need our assistance.

Dheena Hussain

Dheena Hussain is our exclusively recommended Tourism & Leisure Law expert in the Maldives on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Dheena directly using the contact details listed above.

Dheena graduated in Law from the University of Birmingham in 1995 and was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in 1998. Since then she has obtained a Masters degree in Banking and Finance Law from the University of London.

Dheena has worked on a number of important local and international projects and her current practice draws upon her experience in banking and finance, foreign investment, corporate, commercial and company law as well as in the areas of intellectual property and telecommunications.

Dheena has in recent years been instructed by corporate and individual clients in matters involving foreign investments, telecommunications, employment and tourism industry related disputes.

Dheena Hussain has served as a member of the Law Commission of the Maldives and has also been a lecturer in criminal law at the Faculty of Sharia and Law of the Maldives College of Higher Education. Her assignments with the government include a posting with the Ministry of Defence and National Security as Legal Officer, with the Maldives Police Service as Senior Legal Officer and with the Ministry of Defence and National Security as Deputy Director General.

Firm Overview:

We are a dynamic and vibrant commercial Law Firm able to provide you with professional advice and an all-round one-stop service.

Our team of highly trained lawyers have individual expertise in a number of areas to ensure that you are able to obtain comprehensive specialist legal advice under one roof.

Shah, Hussain & Co. Barristers and Attorneys is a young firm of lawyers supported by a capable administrative staff and state-of-the-art technology in prime offices. Whilst large enough to meet the demands of our major corporate clients for work of the highest professional standards, we also offer a highly personal and cost-effective service to private clients.