Biography

Aida has more than three years of legal experience. Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Aida worked with leading international firms both in London and in Muscat. Having qualified in the Omani jurisdiction, Aida is admitted before the Omani courts and has right of audience before the primary court.

Aida works closely with the Intellectual Property department, advising clients on the protection of their trademarks and patents by registering them at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, drafting oppositions related to the infringement of trademarks, drafting statements of appeals, drafting legal notices, dealing with customs matter, handling trademark litigation advisory and advising on Competition Law and copyright laws in Oman.

She also has vast experience in corporate commercial and restructuring matters across a range of sectors many of which are cross border. Aida possesses experience in corporate governance, mergers and acquisition, advising and conducting restructuring at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and incorporation of entities such as limited liability companies, joint ventures and closed joint stock companies in Oman. Aida also possess experience in advising on some aspects of the healthcare system in Oman and holds a good relationship with the Ministry of Health.

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Recent Experience

  • Representing an elite English Service Centre in respect of a breach of its trademark by an English institution based in Oman.
  • Representing MBC Action on trademark infringement opposition.
  • Advising Bank Muscat SAOG on a potential copyright infringement case.
  • Advising an international food service company on the custom procedures and practice of importing edible oils in Oman and on the regulations of edible oils such as rice bran and coconut oil in Oman.
  • Assisting in advising a Qatari investor on its acquisition of 100% of an Omani distributor of consumer electronics.
  • Assisting Aster DM healthcare on the acquisition of a hospital in Oman.
  • Assisting in advising an upstream E&P company on its multi-million dollar acquisition of assets in the Khazzan and Mukhaizna gas fields in Oman.
  • Assisting in Advising a Singaporean listed company on its joint venture in relation to the Duqum refinery project.
  • Advising Japan Tobacco International on potential impact of illegal trade during coronavirus pandemic.

Language(s)

  • Arabic
  • English

Education

2017 – LLB (Law), University of Kent

2015 – Bachelor of Liberal Arts Major in Economics, The University of Michigan-Dearborn