The final Law Update of 2022 is here, and it’s packed full of articles. The double edition features two focus areas, first is a spotlight on Energy and Resources and second we feature a collection of articles on Transport and Logistics. The developments occurring in these sectors in the MENA region are unprecedented and our lawyers cover vast themes for you.
The Energy and Resources focus features topics such as diversifying energy resources, solar PV, mining in the Middle East, renewable energy and green hydrogen. From a transport perspective, we draw attention to the Bahrain metro project, discuss the challenges and remedies associated with the repossession of an aircraft, and there is advice on what to consider should a party vary the terms of a shipping contract.
This edition navigates you through updates from across jurisdictions such as, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, and the UAE. Each article is timely and provides insights into legal issues and cases that are affecting these sectors across the region.Read the full edition
Ian specialises in all aspects of real estate and hotels and leisure related matters throughout the GCC. Ian trained in the City of London and qualified as a lawyer in England & Wales in 2006. He moved to the region in 2008 with Simmons & Simmons where he worked in both its Doha and Dubai offices for a number of years. After a subsequent period working in the Dubai office of a UK based law firm renowned for its real estate practice, Ian joined Al Tamimi & Company in Dubai in early 2017.
Ian has acted for a wide range of clients including institutional and other types of property investors, property developers, financial institutions, government bodies, landlords and tenants and owners and operators of hotels and serviced apartments. Ian is also a member of the firm’s Education practice group.
Ian specialises in acquisitions and disposals (including hotels and multi-let commercial buildings), hotel/serviced apartments management agreements and ancillary documentation, landlord and tenant matters in a wide range of sectors including office, retail and industrial (including advising upon rights of usufruct and musataha), sale and leaseback transactions, land development, strata title and master community schemes, unit sale and purchase agreements and drafting of property related legislation.
2001 – Postgraduate Legal Practice Course, College of Law
2000 – Postgraduate Diploma in Law, College of Law
1999 – Bachelor of Arts (Hons) English Literature, Newcastle University
2006 – Solicitor in England & Wales