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
Khushboo is a senior lawyer in Al Tamimi & Company’s Arbitration department. She is a dual qualified lawyer admitted to practice in Singapore and the State of New York. Khushboo’s practice focuses on international dispute resolution. She has represented conglomerates, state entities, employers, contractors and sub-contractors in construction, infrastructure, energy, oil & gas, real estate, corporate and shipping disputes. Her experience includes international arbitration matters under the arbitral rules of the ICC, SIAC, LCIA, DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, LMAA, QICCA, SCC, SCAI and ad-hoc arbitration proceedings under the UNCITRAL rules.
Khushboo regularly advises and represents clients in complex, multi-party and high value construction and infrastructure disputes in the region. Her expertise lies in construction and infrastructure projects. In her arbitration matters, she regularly works with experts from a number of disciplines, such as delay, quantum, structural, MEP and architectural. She also has extensive experience in dealing with arbitration matters under both civil law (namely Qatari, UAE, Swiss and German law) and common law (namely UK, Singapore, Malaysia, DIFC) and has worked with barristers and Queen’s Counsels on a number of her cases. Khushboo also regularly works with local counsel on arbitration related litigation matters, such as setting aside and enforcing arbitral awards before the courts in England, Singapore, Switzerland, UAE, Qatar, Lebanon, Kuwait, India and Malaysia, to name a few.
Khushboo serves as Assistant Editor for the Kluwer Arbitration Blog, is a committee member of Young SIAC, part of the SIAC’s User Council, Executive Committee of the UAE chapter of ENERAP, Vice Chair of the Academic Council at REAL, MENA sub-committee in the Greener Arbitrations Campaign and is also the MENA representative for the Energy Disputes Arbitration Centre.
*Matters worked on prior to joining the firm
2016 – LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar), Columbia Law School
2010 – LL.B. (Hons), King’s College London
2022 – Dubai Legal Affairs Department (Legal Consultant)
2018 – State of New York
2013 – Singapore