The final Law Update of 2022 is here, and it’s packed full of articles. The double edition features two focus areas, first is a spotlight on Energy and Resources and second we feature a collection of articles on Transport and Logistics. The developments occurring in these sectors in the MENA region are unprecedented and our lawyers cover vast themes for you.
The Energy and Resources focus features topics such as diversifying energy resources, solar PV, mining in the Middle East, renewable energy and green hydrogen. From a transport perspective, we draw attention to the Bahrain metro project, discuss the challenges and remedies associated with the repossession of an aircraft, and there is advice on what to consider should a party vary the terms of a shipping contract.
This edition navigates you through updates from across jurisdictions such as, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, and the UAE. Each article is timely and provides insights into legal issues and cases that are affecting these sectors across the region.Read the full edition
Ahmed Amonette is a U.S. qualified attorney and legal advisor based in Al Tamimi & Company’s Riyadh, Saudi Arabia office.
Ahmed’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, cross-border dispute resolution, and financial fraud. He has represented and advised clients on a wide-range of civil, criminal and investigative matters, including multi-jurisdictional matters requiring the coordination of legal strategies.
Ahmed’s international experience, common law background and fluency in the Arabic language, combined with his knowledge of the Saudi legal framework makes him an invaluable asset to his client’s in developing and implementing their legal strategies.
Ahmed also has extensive experience providing strategic counsel to clients seeking to mitigate their regulatory, criminal and reputational risk in the areas of anti-money laundering (AML) and anti-bribery and corruption.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Ahmed was as an associate with a regional law firm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where he advised on a number of regulatory mandates on behalf of governmental entities and government owned companies, including the Saudi Ministry of Finance. He also worked as an associate with an international firm based in Washington, DC where his practice focused primarily on the representation of clients in high-profile cross-border litigation matters and international disputes connected to the MENA region.
2009 – Juris Doctor, University of Tulsa College of Law
2006 – Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Denver
2012 – District of Columbia, United States.