Omar Sharief joined Al Tamimi in 2022 as a Trainee Solicitor in the DIFC office. He has over 3 years of experience advising on a range of corporate and commercial matters including M&A, corporate advisory, regulatory and licensing issues and structuring transactions. Omar Sharief is now an Associate in the Corporate Structuring team.


He has also authored and co-authored insights on various publication websites.

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Recent Experience

  • Assisted a large corporate organisation on its corporate governance requirements in the UAE.
  • Advised a major state-owned conglomerate on the drafting of a term sheet with respect to a multi-million dollar purchase of property prior to listing on the UAE stock market.
  • Assisted a global healthcare company on a business transfer agreement with respect to a an intra-group purchase of assets.
  • Assisted on a multijurisdictional major due diligence exercise relating to the purchase of 70% of the shares in a Dutch company with a subsidiary in Iraq.
  • Assisted with the drafting of an advice note for a major Japanese oil & gas client in relation to a major refinery project in Iraq.
  • Drafted a non-disclosure agreement to a Chinese client based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Assisted with the drafting of a distribution agreement for one of the largest licensed telecommunications operators in Iraq in relation to a deal with a global media sports and entertainment company.
  • Drafted and reviewed a share purchase agreement in relation to the purchase of a UAE and Qatar entity by a Turkish company.


  • English
  • Arabic
  • Kurdish


2015 – Bachelors of Law, Nottingham University

2017 – Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School


2023 – Solicitor, England & Wales