The regional real estate, construction and hospitality sectors have been turned upside down over the last two years, with Covid-19 bringing these sectors to a halt. The impact of the pandemic remains, however, the resurrection of these vital sectors across the region is a welcome relief because they support the development of modern cities, which in turn have attracted commerce and tourism to the Middle East and North Africa.
This latest edition of Law Update, provides vital insights, updates and commentary on the latest trends taking shape across the real estate, construction, hotels and leisure sectors. The articles within this edition cover a broad range of topics, from what’s next for real estate in Dubai, to commentary on Saudi real estate, a market that is set to become the main bedrock of the region for years ahead. You will find articles on reforming real estate laws in Qatar, foreign investment and ownership in Oman, and mitigating risks on hotel construction projects and the lessons learnt from Covid.Read the full report
Ayman Nour is a Partner heading the Corporate Structuring department in Egypt office. He is also a member of the Education, Healthcare, Sports & Event Management and Hotel & Leisure sector groups.
Ayman specialises in corporate structuring, restructuring, governance, compliance, as well as FDI. He is also well experienced in general corporate, labor and civil matters alongside TMT and employment. He represents local and multinational corporations and institutions, many of which are entities listed on NYSE or the Egyptian Exchange and/or on the Global 100 List. Ayman has been recognized by Legal 500 as a leading individual in Employment for 2019 and 2020.
Prior to becoming a Partner in the Firm, Ayman was a partner associated with a British law firm, from 2003 to 2010. Between 1995 and 2003 Ayman worked for two intermittent periods with Baker & McKenzie in Cairo for five years. Between such periods, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney with the Egyptian Public Prosecutor Office from 1997 to 2000.
2000 – LL.M., Chicago Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
1995 – LL.B (License en droit), Cairo University
2014 – Expert Director of the Board of the Egyptian Exchange
2011 – Licensed Patents Agent
2010 – Member of the International Franchise Lawyers Association
2010 – Member of American Chamber of Commerce
2008 – Member of the French Chamber of Commerce in Egypt and its Legal Committee
2005 – Member of the Egyptian Society of International Law
1995 – Egyptian Bar Association