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
Layla works closely with our international, regional and domestic clients, providing assistance to commercial entities in the full range of corporate structuring and restructuring related mandates including advising on FDI options, registering corporate entities, corporate restructuring, share transfers and re-organisations, asset transfers, nominee arrangements, sale purchase agreements, share mortgage agreements, personal guarantees, increases and decreases in capital, drafting and amending constitutional documents, corporate secretarial matters, advising on trust structures in Bahrain and conducting due diligence.
Layla also has specialist, innovative experience in the start-up space specifically the growth of the FinTech sector and assisting with Central Bank of Bahrain Sandbox applications.
Layla is a licensed Bahraini Attorney and is scheduled to qualify as a Solicitor of England & Wales in 2022.
2018 – LLM Law – Queen Mary University of London
2015 – LPC Law – University of Law – Bloomsbury London
2014 – LLB Law – University of Kent – Canterbury
2022 – Practising Lawyer – Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs & Waqf – Kingdom of Bahrain