About us

Yungo provides legal consultancy services to companies and entrepreneurs in Europe and in the Middle East.

The firm was established by Clotilde’s great grandfather in 1895 in Italy. Based on Clotilde’s international experience, the firm decided to expand internationally with the opening of one office in the United Arab Emirates, Ras Al Khaimah and an office in France, Paris. Yungo is committed to provide its clients with bespoke world-class services, accountability and professionalism.

Yungo areas of expertise are Commercial and Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Employment Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law, Intellectual Property LawProcurement Law and Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection.

Our expertise has been shaped by clients working in different industries: logistic, software development, real estate, fashion, oil and gas, tourism, real estate, big events management and government authorities.

Our team speaks ten different languages: Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Chinese (Hainan), Filipino, Spanish, Hindi and Sinhala.

Staff Yungo

Our values

Yungo understands its clients’ business challenges and has at heart its customer experience. Yungo believes that its success depends on creating a safe and trustworthy environment for its stakeholders, clients, employees and the communities in which it operates. To achieve that, Yungo maintains high standards of ethics principles, professional values, and risk management.

Women empowerment

Yungo actively sustains the financial empowerment of women and supports women’s aspirations and ambitions by creating the best possible work environment and providing flexible career solutions and paths.

Who we are

Clotilde Iaia Yungo
Clotilde Iaia Polak
Managing Partner Middle East
Head of International Business Development
Clotilde Iaia Polak Managing Partner Middle East Head of International Business Development E-mail: clotilde@yungo.ae Spoken Languages: Italian, English, Spanish Areas of Expertise: Commercial and Corporate Law, Procurement Law, Intellectual Property, Real Estate Law, Corporate Governance, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection. Clotilde has…
John Norton Yungo
John A. T. Norton
Head of Private Clients Practice
John A. T. Norton Head of Private Clients Practice E-mail: john@yungo.ae Spoken Languages: English, Italian and Swedish Areas of Expertise: Corporate and Commercial Law, Corporate Governance,  Employment Law,  Family Law, Intellectual Property, Inheritance Law John is a solicitor qualified in England and Wales. Before…
Siv-Huor Ou Yungo
Siv-Huor Ou
Managing Partner - France
Siv-Huor Ou Avocate ou Barreau de Paris E-mail: sivhuor@yungo.ae Spoken Languages: French, English, German and Chinese dialect (Hainan) Areas of Expertise: Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection, Corporate and Commercial Law, Corporate Governance, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Unfair Competition and Customs Law.…
Filomena D'Addario Yungo
Filomena D’Addario
Managing Partner - Italy
Filomena D’Addario Managing Partner - Italy E-mail: filomena@yungo.ae Spoken Languages: Italian and English Areas of Expertise: Commercial and Corporate Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Procurement Law, Inheritance Law. Filomena is based in Italy and is one of the founding partners of Yungo,…
Chiaramaria Anastasia Yungo
Chiaramaria Anastasia
Head of the Criminal Law Department - Italy
Chiaramaria Anastasia Head of the Criminal Law Department - Italy E-mail: chiaramaria@yungo.ae Spoken Languages: Italian, French and English Areas of Expertise: Employment Law, Family Law, Corporate Governance, Procurement Law, Inheritance Law. Chiaramaria is an Associate lawyer at Yungo. Chiaramaria has extensively…
Domenica Urselli Yungo
Domenica Urselli
Associate
Domenica Urselli Associate E-mail: domenica@yungo.ae Spoken Languages: Italian and English Areas of Expertise : Employment Law, Corporate Governance, Family Law, Inheritance Law. Domenica is an Associate lawyer at Yungo. Domenica obtained her degree in law from the University of Perugia, Italy.…
Samantha Itta Yungo
Samantha Itta
Associate
Samantha Itta Associate E-mail: samantha@yungo.ae Spoken Languages: Italian and English Areas of Expertise: Employment Law, Family Law, Inheritance Law, Intellectual Property. Samantha is an Associate lawyer at Yungo. Samantha obtained her degree in law in 2002 at the University of Bologna…

Our heroes

Patrizia Annicchiarico

SecretaryLanguages: Italian, French and English

Marianna Cascone

SecretaryLanguages: Italian and English

Rania Matar

Business Development CounselLanguages: Italian, English, French and Arabic