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
Haleem has over 20 years of experience advising clients across a variety of sectors in the full range of their dispute resolution requirements. Haleem is a lawyer who possesses international calibre and deep local knowledge. Haleem’s experience was obtained from acting for an impressive client list in numerous high-profile matters, spans both litigation and arbitration.
Since Haleem’s arrival in Oman in June 2009 he has rapidly become a trusted advisor to many high-net-worth client groups, leading banks, international corporations and government-owned corporations within Oman and across the GCC region. He has since been assisting these clients with legal counselling in various complex commercial, construction, civil claims, real estate transactions, and providing legal advice and representation in related dispute resolution matters.
Haleem was ranked by Chambers Global and recognized by the Legal 500 directories for the quality of services he provides to his clients.
2008 – Juris Doctor, University of Denver
2004 – Master of Laws, University of Denver
1995 – LL.B. Hons. (Law), University of Khartoum
2008 – Attorney at Law, Colorado, U.S.A.
1997 – Attorney, Sudan