Essam Al Tamimi

Essam Al Tamimi

Senior Partner

Dubai International Financial Centre, United Arab Emirates

+971 (0)4 364 1641

Essam Al Tamimi has over 30 years of experience in litigation and arbitration in the UAE and the wider GCC. In 1989, he established what is now the largest firm in the Middle East, Al Tamimi & Company and currently holds the position of Senior Partner at the firm.

A renowned figure in the legal community, Essam is a recipient of International Financial Law Review (IFLR)'s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award and the Gulf Legal Lifetime Achievement Award, both of which recognise his outstanding contribution to the legal market in the region.

Essam regularly advises private and public sector clients on a variety of issues and has assisted federal and local governments in drafting laws and regulations relating to a range of sectors. These include: the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Dubai Internet and Media City free zones, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in respect of the Federal Industrial Law, Arbitration Law, Commercial Companies Law and the Consumer Protection Law, the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority in respect of laws and regulations relating to the DIFC Authority, the DIFC Court and the DIFC Arbitration Centre and the Abu Dhabi government in respect of privatisation of water and electricity.