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
Ben is a Senior Associate in the regional Financial Crime Practice of Al Tamimi & Company and based in the DIFC, Dubai.
Ben is a U.K. qualified lawyer and has extensive experience advising on cross-border white-collar crime matters, having acted on a number of notable regulatory investigations (led by the Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority, Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission), as well as undertaking internal investigations for clients across various sectors, covering, bribery and corruption, money laundering, fraud and sanctions violations.
Furthermore, Ben regularly advises clients on anti-bribery, anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing and sanctions compliance in numerous settings, acting for both financial services and non-financial services clients, within the Middle East and North Africa, Europe and the U.K. He has particular expertise in assisting clients with their compliance programs as well as advising on local and international trade issues.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Ben worked within a number of leading U.K and U.S. law firms, as well as holding an in-house position within a global investment bank. He is also a member of the England and Wales Law Society and Young Fraud Lawyers Association.
2008 – Bachelors of Law, University of Southampton
2011 – England & Wales, Solicitor