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
Christine specializes in advising international and regional clients on the legal and regulatory regime requirements associated with their investments and projects in the Middle East relating to a broad range of industries. Since joining Al Tamimi, Christine has advised extensively on optimal structures for doing business in the region and wide-ranging corporate and commercial matters including transactional matters, due diligence mandates, joint ventures, structuring and restructuring of businesses in various sectors in the UAE and free zones as well as drafting all types of commercial agreements, in addition to advising on corporate governance and compliance issues in the Middle East, particularly in the United Arab Emirates.
*Transactions and advisory work conducted with another law firm
2010 – Diploma in Professional Mediation, Saint Joseph University
2009 – Bachelor in Law, Filière Francophone de Droit
2022 – Solicitor, England & Wales
2010 – Qualified Lawyer at the Beirut Bar Association