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Omar Khodeir is a qualified lawyer in Egypt and obtained his LL.M Degree from Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University.
Omar works closely with other Al Tamimi departments on different matters including labour disputes, financial crimes, arbitration, TMT and IP. He represents the firm’s clients in different litigation cases before all levels of UAE civil courts, including the summary, local and federal courts.
Omar also advises and represents major clients in many criminal proceedings, involving cybercrimes, fraud, breach of trust, insults and defamation, threatening others, bribery, bounced cheques, embezzlement of public funds, disclosure of secrets, theft, being under the influence of alcohol and sexual assaults.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi in 2010, Omar worked in a leading Law Firm in Egypt (Zaki Hashem & Partners) exposing him to general corporate matters. Following that, he was appointed by the Ministry of Justice in Egypt to become a Public Prosecutor.
During his two years in the Prosecution Office, he was exposed to a considerable experience in criminal law. His role as a Prosecutor involved:
Memberships, CSR, Presentations & Trainings
Omar is part of Al Tamimi’s Children of Tomorrow CSR initiative, which provides guidance and practical advice to teachers in relation to the topic of child safety. He is a Regional Representative of LCIA-YIAG in the Middle East and a Member of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF).
He was a moderator and organizer on behalf of LCIA-YIAG for the MENA Young Arbitrators Conference held in Dubai on Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge. He participated in a mock trial in the Health, safety & security Dubai forum.
Omar provided legal trainings to the staff members of the firm’s client such as Majid Al Futtaim and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank. He spoke in eight radio shows at Pearl FM – Al Jalila Cultural Center for Children to discuss the new UAE law safeguarding rights of children. He also spoke at the New York University in Abu Dhabi to provide an overview on the UAE’s legal system.
2009 – LL.M., Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University
2007 – L.L.B., Cairo University
2008 – Egyptian Bar Association