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Committed to a Sustainable Future

As a firm we act responsibly and set high standards, and we are taking positive action: from our approach to recycling, energy consumption, travel and waste disposal to pro bono and community projects. We are committed to building a sustainable future with our clients and employees.


COP Corner

Browse through our COP corner for a wealth of insights, commentary and reports on COP28 and being a sustainable business.


ESG rising up the business agenda

94% of legal decision-makers regularly assess ESG risk and compliance within their role.

Read our report that highlights how lawyers are leading in legal, regulatory, and policy developments regarding ESG matters amid the rapidly evolving landscape in the MENA region.

COP Talks

COP Talks by Al Tamimi & Company is our exclusive podcast that brings to you insights and intelligence from leading experts from across the Middle East and North Africa. Conversations will be focused on providing information that keeps your finger on the pulse of the region.

Episode 1: Towards Net Zero: COP28's Call to Action for Corporates
Francis Patalong, Senior Counsel, Al Tamimi & Company
Simon Pickup, Managing Director, Anthesis Middle East
Myles Tatlock, Principal Consultant, Climate, Anthesis Group
Episode 2: Decoding ESG Reporting & Sustainability: An Expert's Perspective
Francis Patalong, Senior Counsel, Al Tamimi & Company
Gihan Hyde, CEO & Founder, Communique
Episode 3: The Chancery Lane Project: Hardwiring Net Zero
Francis Patalong, Senior Counsel, Al Tamimi & Company
Becky Annison, Director of Engagement, The Chancery Lane Project
Episode 4: Tommorow's Energy: UAE's Net Zero Vision and Decarbonisation Strategy on the Road to COP28
Hamza Al Haboubi, ESG Consultant, Al Tamimi & Company
Fazil Abdul Rahman, Group VP Sustainability and Climate Change, TAQA
Episode 5: Banking on Sustainability: UAE's Net Zero Drive and the Vital Role ahead at COP28
Hamza Al Haboubi, ESG Consultant, Al Tamimi & Company
Vijay Bains, Group Chief Sustainability Officer and Group Head of ESG at Emirates NBD
Episode 6: Resolving Environmental Disputes Through Mediation
Khushboo Shahdadpuri, Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution, Al Tamimi & Company
Paul Sills, Arbitrator & Mediator, Arbitra

UN Sustainability Development Goals

We are committed to making the right choices that have a positive impact on our society. We align our responsible business practices with the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs), which define global priorities and aspirations and contribute to global sustainability and social progress. Our goals include Education, gender equality, climate action, justice for all, and sustainable partnerships. To learn more about our actions plans and targets, please visit our Responsible Business page here


Our ESG Advisory Team

Our ESG advisory team is made up of experts from across the region, representing a variety of sectors.

Andrew Tarbuck

Partner, Head of Capital Markets

Andrea Tithecott

Partner, Head of Regulatory Practice, Healthcare & Life Sciences

Francis Patalong

Senior Counsel

Hamza Al-Haboubi

ESG Consultant

Khushboo Shahdadpuri

Senior Associate

Malek Rifai


Rita Jaballah