The first Law Update of 2024 is here, and our first focus of the year spotlights Healthcare and Lifesciences, a sector that is undergoing significant growth and development across the MENA region.
Our focus provides an insight into some of the most important regulatory updates across the region, such as the UAE’s groundbreaking law on the use of human genome, Kuwait’s resolution on nuclear and radioactive materials, the new regulations for healthcare services in Qatar, Egypt’s healthcare regulatory framework, and the impact of the Saudi Civil Transactions Law on the healthcare and life sciences sector … and there is so much more!
Beyond the healthcare pages our lawyers share with you multi-sector insights where you will discover articles on Dubai’s DIFC regulatory framework for startups, Bahrain’s commercial agencies law, and we also shed light on Kuwaiti civil code and the advantages of setting up a joint stock company in Saudi Arabia.Read the full edition
Hassan Arab is Partner and Co-Head of Litigation at Al Tamimi & Company. He obtained his Ph.D. in Law from the University of Essex in UK and his doctoral thesis is titled “Critical Study of the Concept of International Arbitration in the UAE: Identifying Problems Affecting the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign and International Arbitral Awards”. He has a Law Degree from Beirut University in Alexandria, Egypt. He also has a Master’s Degree in International Business from the University of Wollongong and Practice Diplomas in International Arbitration Law and International Commercial Law from the College of Law, UK. His practise area includes all forms of civil and commercial litigation, arbitration, ADR, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. As an arbitrator, he has extensive experience and arbitrated several claims under leading international arbitration institutions. Hassan Arab provides expert opinions on the UAE laws before arbitral tribunals and foreign courts. Chambers Global has commented Hassan Arab as a “real winner who gives excellent advice and solutions”. Hassan Arab is also listed in the prestigious category of Arbitration Future Leaders 2017 by Who’s Who Legal.
Hassan Arab plays a leadership role in several international organisations. Hassan Arab is listed panel arbitrator for:
He is the author and co-author of a number of publications on arbitration and dispute resolution. In addition, he has authored several books including Legal Studies and Articles (published between 1998-2008), Civil Procedures Law in the UAE Vol 1 & Vol 2, Criminal Procedures Law in the UAE (2013), Summaries of UAE Courts’ Decisions on Arbitration (First Edition, co-authored, ICC Publication) and Summaries of UAE Courts’ Decisions on Arbitration 2012 – 2016, Including DIFC Court Decisions (2017, co-authored, Second Edition, ICC Publication).
2017 – Ph.D. in Law, University of Essex
2009 – Practice Diploma in International Commercial Law, The College of Law
2007 – Practice Diploma in International Arbitration Law, The College of Law
2004 – Master Degree of International Business (MIB), University of Wollongong
1996 – Bachelor of Law (LLB), Beirut University in Alexandria, Egypt
1998 – UAE Ministry of Justice (Active Lawyer)
Dr. Arab has a right of audience to appear before all levels of Federal and Local Courts in the UAE