Shayan is a Partner in Fragomen’s Dubai office. He provides strategic immigration advice for the Middle East and North Africa region, ensuring that clients’ business strategies are aligned and compliant with immigration policies. Shayan assists leading corporations in the oil and gas, aerospace, pharmaceutical, healthcare, aviation, power and transportation industries.

He has vast experience with regional immigration laws and delivers immigration services to multinational corporations with a focus on immigration risk and compliance. Shayan also leads the client service and innovation initiatives across the MENA region.

Prior to joining Fragomen, he worked in a boutique immigration law firm in the US.

Shayan speaks English and Urdu.


University of San Francisco School of Law | Master of Law, 2011
University of London | Bachelor of Law, 2010
University of London | Diploma in Law, 2007

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Pakistan

Partnered with clients on their expansion plans, to ensure immigration strategies were in place for the business to achieve its commercial goals in a compliant manner.

Advised start-ups across a variety of industries on best practices to navigate MENA immigration policies.

Assisted multinational clients with organisational restructurings to achieve smoother, more economically sound business operations.