About us


MENA Women in Law is an independent, non-for profit and apolitical group of women lawyers living or working in the Middle East & North Africa region.


Founded in early 2020 by leading women lawyers in Qatar, MENA – WIL aims to foster innovative and supportive dialogue among women lawyers across the MENA region.


Our Mission relies on four elements: Sharing Knowledge / Networking / Celebrating Women in Law / Fostering Interdisciplinary Dialogue


Our Objectives:

  • Providing a platform and forum to communicate, network, exchange experience, knowledge, and best practices.
  • Promoting professional knowledge and awareness on Law throughout the MENA region,  building bridges through research, meetings, training, conferences, workshops, events, for the development and support of the community and members.
  • Supporting continuing positive transformation of the legal sector to promote innovation, well-being, and sense of community.
  • Assessing what latest legal technology is on offer for different practices, inherent advantages and risks: communicating experiences and feedback.
  • Providing an interdisciplinary platform bringing collaborative programs on sustainability; connecting across academia and industry, public and private sectors.


Membership is subject to the following requirements:

  • Being a woman
  • Being a lawyer or a law student or working in the legal field
  • Living or working in the MENA region
  • Agreeing on our Charter of Ethics.