Hussam has joined the Syrian Bar Association in 1987. He practiced law and pleaded before the Syrian courts in civil, commercial and legal cases until 1998. In 1999, he moved to the United Arab Emirates and worked for more than seven years at the legal affairs section with Sharjah Economic Development Department, where he provided various types of legal advices and administrative work, especially for commercial companies’ transactions, in addition to resolving disputes related to insurance, commercial fraud and trademark counterfeiting in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy.

Before joining Al Tamimi & Co on 2016, he worked for nine years as a legal advisor in a leading construction group, where he worked on legal advice, drafting contracts, writing memos, attending arbitral hearings and expertise in civil, commercial, real estate and labor cases in cooperation with several law firms in the UAE.

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Recent Experience

  • a manufacturing client in Ras Al Khaimah on the application of the FDI regulations, and work on implementing the issuance of the first FDI license in Ras Al Khaimah, and transfer the shareholding in the factory to be 100% foreign ownership.
  • a restructuring the healthcare arm, and purpose a new approach for ownership structure applicable to all hospitals, medical centers, pharmacies and drug stores, with large business presence in federal emirates, including Ajman and Sharjah, and complete a sophisticated implementation with Ministry of Health & Protection and the relevant local authorities.
  • client who is a major shareholder in a water desalination project in Umm Al Quwain, and assist with the whole process of creating the project company and obtaining the various approvals from the concerned authorities and departments, including the advice on the legal framework and the exemptions due to the participation of a governmental entity in the project.
  • a major international clients for setting up and doing business in the domain of bunkering and marine services related activates in Fujairah.
  • Al Zahra hospital: working on the sale of the Al Zahra Hospital Group in Sharjah for USD 572m.


  • Arabic
  • English


1987 – Bachelor of Law, Dasmascus University


1987 – Syrian Bar Association