This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
Bandar has worked in Australian and Saudi Arabian law firms. Fluent in both Arabic and English, Bandar currently handles files in the Corporate Commercial, Sports Law and Litigation Departments of Al Tamimi & Company’s Riyadh office, where he has gained a considerable amount of experience in dispute resolution and general corporate matters.
With extensive experience with respect to the laws relating to international sports law and Saudi sports law, Bandar represents a number of sports clubs and sporting bodies and advises on international sports law and Saudi Arabian Sports Law issues with his primary focus on laws and regulations relating to Professional Football including those relating to player transfers and discipline regulations . Bandar has drafted and advised on Sports regulations and privatization of clubs.
Bandar has also worked and advised on various areas of Saudi Arabian corporate and commercial law in addition to establishing companies and branch offices for foreign investors.
Prior joining the firm, Bandar was a legal advisor at the Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Riyadh where he was responsible for handling a variety of different types of commercial disputes and associated settlement arrangements and also was working on Arbitration cases.
Master in International Sport Law, ISDE, Madrid, Spain
Master of Law, Wollongong University, Australia
Diploma in International Sports Law, Sports Law and Policy Centre, Italy.
Bachelor of Law, King Saud University
Licensed as a Lawyer in Saudi Arabia.
Arbitrator before Saudi Sport Arbitration Center.
Licensed as an Arbitrator in Saudi Arabia.
Former Chairman of the Disciplinary and Ethics Committee of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation.
Fourth Deputy Chairperson of the AFC Entry Control Body.
A member of the Legal Committee at Arab Gulf Football Federation.
A member of International Association of Sports Law.