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We are excited to share the latest edition of the Law Update, beautifully and appropriately titled “Sustainable Horizons: The Saudi Arabian Vision.” Giving special honor to the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, this update focuses on a collection of both informative and inspiring articles.
For those in construction, you can learn about how the tendering environment impacts risk-pricing for contractors, the updates on the legal framework of the construction industry and how contractors can protect themselves against financial difficulties.
There is good news too from the kingdom’s banking sector, from which the practice of “Open Banking” is being pushed for! But what is open banking? We’re answering that too.
Also . . . Are there any women trail blazers in Saudi Arabia you can name? We’ll help you with that. We cover how the Middle East has been making strides in empowering women in the entrepreneurial space,most notably in STEM fields.Read the full edition
Alex is Partner, Head of Al Tamimi’s Abu Dhabi Office and a specialist corporate lawyer. Since 2015 and until recently, Alex was the Group General Counsel and Company Secretary for Arabtec Holding PJSC, based in Abu Dhabi.
Alex obtained his LLM (Masters Degree) in International Business Law in 1993 (from France) and after training and working with Clifford Chance (Paris and Dubai), he moved to Marriott International in Dubai and then in London, heading the legal department for Europe and the Middle East. He later became the Chief Legal Officer for Abdul Latif Jameel in Jeddah before joining Arabtec, in July 2013 as Chief Legal Officer for Arabtec Construction.
Alex spent most of his working career as a corporate and commercial lawyer, involved in various international transactions. Over the years, he led various legal teams and departments in different industrial sectors, starting from real estate development, to automotive, to construction.
1993 – Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées (DESS) (equivalent to LLM) in International Trade Law, Université de Nanterre, Paris X
1991 – Masters in general private law (companies’ law & special contracts law (equivalent to LLB), Université de Panthéon – Assas, Paris II
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