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
James MacCallum is a Partner in the Corporate Commercial practice in Abu Dhabi. He also co-heads the Al Tamimi & Company Healthcare Practice Group.
James’ principal areas of expertise are corporate and commercial advisory, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, regulatory compliance, commercial contracts, and business licensing. He advises and assists a wide variety of private sector and governmental concerns (both local and international).
The industry focus of James’ practice in recent years has been on the expanding private sector healthcare market (including the detailed regulatory framework applicable to it), as well as defence and industrial projects.
James is a British-qualified solicitor, who has been practising law in the UAE since joining Al Tamimi & Co in 2003. He practised for five years in the firm’s Dubai office and has since 2008 headed the Al Tamimi & Co corporate commercial practice in Abu Dhabi.
1992 – Diplôme d’études juridiques françaises, Strasbourg University
1993 – LLB, Law with French, Leicester University
1996 – Solicitor in England & Wales