Nimble Legal Consulting FZE

Nimble Legal Consulting FZE (“Nimble Legal”) is a law firm founded in 2016 with the sole objective of providing efficient, cost-effective legal services to firms involved in GCC commerce.

Nimble was co-founded by Hari Krishna and Prashanth Kumar Kanukuntla, commercial lawyers and technology enthusiasts and investors who have both lived in the United Arab Emirates since 2007. Hari focuses on the resolution of complex disputes in high risk sectors. Prashanth helps businesses navigate the intricate corporate law and regulatory framework in the UAE.

We are highly experienced advisors who focus on business risk mitigation and dispute resolution. Our people are analytical, technology-savvy, and care deeply about finding solutions for situations faced by our clients.

We are based in the energetic and innovative Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone and are registered with the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts. We regularly advise on a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions, as well as litigation and international commercial arbitration.

Our regional expertise allows us to serve businesses in traditional and modern commerce, and their financial and logistics suppliers. We help our clients acquire the appropriate external legal advice at the optimal price point, whether the services are provided by us or by trusted local counsel across the GCC and elsewhere.

Our lawyers are all dual qualified in common law jurisdictions, graduated from some of the best law schools in the world, and have been licensed in the UAE for many years. We are equally at ease with common law and civil law systems, and speak multiple languages.

ICC members can contact Nimble Legal at or +971 4 313 2831.

Represented by:

Hari Gopala Krishna Vijapurapu

Hari Krishna is the co-founder and CEO of Nimble Legal. He is a commercial dispute resolution specialist who has been based in the UAE since 2007. Hari specialises in the resolution of complex disputes in high risk sectors in international trade and commerce, including commodities trading, trade finance, offshore oil and gas, shipping, insurance, and logistics.

Hari is dual qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales, and as an Advocate in India. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association, and a Panel Arbitrator of the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre.

Hari is a graduate of the National Law School of India and has an LLM in Admiralty (with distinction) from Tulane Law School in the United States. At Tulane, Hari was a Maritime Law Center Fellow and a Harry F Stiles Scholar, as well as the President of Foreign Lawyers at Tulane.

In addition to his law practice, Hari is a technology enthusiast and investor. He is a member of the Board of YoungShip Dubai, the only non-profit organisation in the region working to support the professional development of young professionals within the maritime industry and related sectors.