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
Bushra is a Senior Associate in the Transport and Insurance team of Al Tamimi and Company. Her principal areas of practice include: general aviation and aviation related liability issues including baggage, cargo and personal injury; as well as regulatory compliance with a particular focus on the aviation and transportation industry.
Bushra’s aviation liability practice is mainly focused on advising and defending airlines and their insurers/ reinsures. Her major clients with UAE presence include Emirates and Etihad. She has also worked on a number of enforcement disputes arising from aircraft lease agreements for Aercap and SMBC.
Her insurance practice includes acting for and advising local, GCC and multinational companies based in the UAE on insurance coverage, regulatory compliance and policy interpretation.
Her regulatory work includes advising on recently introduced laws regulating App-based (e-hail) taxi services in Dubai, GCAA new regulations on the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) in UAE airspace, transport of dangerous goods across the GCC and general transport regulatory compliance issues.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Bushra was an associate with one of the leading law firms in Amman, Jordan. Her experience included advising individual and corporate clients on a wide range of Jordanian laws including the Commercial Law, Companies Law, Competition Law, Civil and Civil Procedures laws; and Penal and Penal Procedures Laws. Her experience includes contentious and non-contentious matters.
2012 – Masters of Law and Business, Bucerius Law School & WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
2008 – European, International and Comparative LLB (Hons), University of Sheffield
2012 – Jordanian Bar Association