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
Jiwon is a Senior Counsel of Al Tamimi & Company’s Corporate and Commercial Department and leading the firm’s Korea Group.
He has over 12 years of extensive experience representing corporate, financial and government-affiliated clients in varied sectors including Energy, Infrastructure, Engineering & Construction and Defense on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters. He also has been placed on a number of in-house secondments with major firm clients in both project-specific and general commercial roles.
Jiwon actively counsels Korean multinational companies and government entities conducting business in the Middle East. Jiwon has previously served as a senior counsel for Korea Resources Corporation, which governs all of national overseas investment activities in natural resources, and also worked for a major Korean law firm in Seoul. A native of Korea, Jiwon is currently acting as a special legal advisor to both Korean Consulate General and the Embassy in UAE and also serves on the Ministry of Justice SME Legal Advisory Board and writes a regular column in the K-Build Journal.
2006 – LL.M., John Marshall Law School
2005 – J.D., Handong International Law School
2002 – B.A., Handong Global Unversity
2006 – New York, USA