Mizna is a highly qualified attorney-at-law with expertise in Employment law, Aviation, Banking and Financial law. She has over 15 years experience in private legal practice in addition to practicing as in-house counsel for a number of corporations and entities engaged in aviation, tourism, infrastructure projects, financial institutions and banks in Maldives.

She leads the firm’s Employment Law section in labour dispute resolutions as well as advising clients to ensure compliance with the increasingly changing dynamics of the Employment Law in the Maldives. Mizna is known for her strong communication skills and leadership experience that enable our clients to reinforce and guide their management teams to function better with the legal expertise they require from time to time. Her other areas of specialty include Aviation, Corporate and financial law, Dispute resolution and litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Foreign Investments, Regulatory and Compliance and Tourism and real estate law. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mizna worked as Counsel at the Ministry of Economic Development and as in-house counsel for the first international airline in the Maldives as well as at the largest private hospital in the Maldives.


  • Advising international aircraft lessor in its investment, acquisition and refinancing agreement for over 15 aircrafts that were sold by a foreign company to the aircraft lessor, who in turn leased the aircrafts to the largest seaplane operator in the Maldives; 
  • Negotiating and drafting all documentation for an Indian bank in relation to international banking transaction in respect of a multi-million-dollar banking facility; 
  • Negotiating and assisting a European bank in drafting security documentations in relation to restructure of an international banking transaction in respect of a multi-million-dollar banking facility; 
  • Successfully assisted international investor in recovering their investment after their local partner defaulted on the contract;
  • Advised institutional banks and other multinational companies in respect of jurisdiction analysis on matters relating to investment in the Maldives, banking and finance, insurance law and intellectual property rights compliance in the Maldives; 
  • Advised foreign investment in tourism sector and draft documentation to protect their investment in the Maldives; 
  • Representing and advising foreign and local banks registered in the Maldives relating to debt recovery.


Masters in Law, LL.M, (Corporate and Financial Services)

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

University of Bristol, UK

Masters in Law, LL.M (Employment Law)

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand


Vice President

Bar Council of the Maldives

Former Director of the Board

Maldives Qualifications Authority

Director of the Board

Maldives Law Institute


Republic of Maldives


Supreme Court of Maldives


Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Director of the Board

Maldives Pension Administration Office



Banking and Finance

Dispute Resolution

Employment and Industrial Relations

Foreign Investments

Information Technology, Media and Communications

Intellectual Property

Regulatory and Compliance

Restructuring and Insolvency

Tourism and Hospitality