Stefan Mrozinski

Partner, Dubai


Legal 500 2023 describes Stefan as “fantastic, “a safe pair of hands” and a “go-to person for any legal advice” who has “exceptional commercial judgement”.

Chambers 2023 describes Stefan as “a well-respected figure”. Clients say he is a “top lawyer, good individual to work with, personable, approachable, down to earth, responsive, a great resource and available”.


Stefan is a partner in the Global Mergers & Acquisitions team in our Dubai office.

He specialises in advising on cross-border M&A, joint ventures, broader corporate transactions and complex commercial contracts with a MENA angle. In recent years he has advised Abu Dhabi Inc., Dubai Inc., various Saudi giga projects and numerous leading global corporates on matters valued in the USD billions.

Additionally, Stefan leads our technology, media & telecommunications; award-winning fintech; and financial services regulatory practices in the UAE. In connection with this, he counsels the world's leading technology companies and financial institutions with respect to complex technology, Web3, data privacy, financial services regulatory and compliance matters across onshore UAE, ADGM, DIFC and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He advises Middle East Governments in connection with legislative reform and transformation / giga projects as well as with respect to inbound foreign direct investment.

Stefan is ranked as a Band 1 lawyer in Chambers. He is also recognised as a "Next Generation Partner" for Technology, Media & Telecommunications as well as Financial Services Regulation and a "key lawyer" for Commercial, Corporate and M&A in Legal 500. Stefan has also been shortlisted for Legal 500's Middle East and North Africa "Next Generation Partner of the Year" Award 2024.

Stefan previously worked in our London office. Prior to re-joining White & Case he spent four years working for a Magic Circle law firm in Dubai.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Legal Practice Course (Distinction)
College of Law
MPhil (Double Distinction)
University of Cambridge
LLB (First Class)
London School of Economics and Political Science


Select and recent representative work includes:

Transactional M&A, Joint Ventures and Corporate:

  • Marathon Digital Holdings, a NADAQ-listed cryptocurrency miner, in connection with its joint venture with FS Innovation, a subsidiary of ADQ.
  • NEOM Company in connection with various confidential matters.
  • Global Fintech / Prism Group in connection with the acquisition of Finablr.
  • MENA tech investor, A15, in connection with the disposal of a majority stake in its adtech business, Connect Ads, to IMS Internet Media Services, a global digital communications and marketing conglomerate which is a partner to many of the world’s largest social media players, including LinkedIn, Skype and Twitter.
  • ACDC Fund in connection with the sale of SUPERNAP International, a data centre developer joint venture with Switch, to IPI Partners, a technology-related real estate fund.
  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank in connection with the disposal by NCH Ventures S.P.C. of 100% of its majority shareholding in Global Investment House, an asset management and investment banking firm, to Kamco Investment Company, a leading Kuwaiti investment company.*
  • ExxonMobil in connection with a multi-billion dollar offshore gas project in Mozambique.*
  • Qatar Petroleum in connection with the disposal of shares to its joint venture partner, Weatherford.*
  • Dubai Investments in connection with the acquisition of an additional 50% stake in Emirates District Cooling (Emicool), a provider of district cooling services in the UAE from Union Properties.*
  • Qatar Petroleum in connection with a disposal of shares to its joint venture partner, General Electric.*

Advisory (technology, fintech, financial services regulatory, compliance and government reform):

  • Numerous leading global technology companies, including Amazon, Meta, Telegram, Slack Technologies and Snapchat in connection with confidential matters.
  • Various fintechs, payment service providers and cryptocurrency platforms, including, Stripe and Tabby in connection with confidential matters.
  • Various leading financial institutions, including Bank of America, Brookfield Asset Management, Moelis & Company, Mubadala Investment Company, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Qatar National Bank, Rothschild, Tikehau Capital and Trian Partners on financial service regulatory matters.
  • Numerous leading global corporates, including Saudi Aramco, Schneider Electric, and certain UAE state-owned entities in connection with confidential regulatory compliance matters.
  • Various Saudi government bodies, Ministries and authorities in connection with technology investments as well as data privacy and digital regulation.
Awards and Recognition

White & Case Pro Bono Awards, 2010 – 2012