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
Omar Zaki is an Egyptian qualified lawyer specializing in banking and finance, mergers & acquisitions, general corporate, restructuring and capital markets. He has experience in banking and project finance transactions, drafting of pertinent finance documents and security documents, advising on its enforceability and enforcing them before competent authorities. Omar, further, has experience in capital markets and advising on banking related laws and regulations. He also represents major consumer finance and structured consumer finance and structured finance companies providing non-banking services and advises on the regulatory requirements and commercial agreements related to such activities including financial leasing, consumer finance, factoring, consumer factoring and mortgage finance.
Omar has further experience in acquisition transactions, due diligence processes, drafting of pertinent reports and high-level issues reports, drafting of acquisition related documentation including share purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements and escrow agreements.
2016 – Egyptian Bar Association
2016 – Master’s degree – International and European Business Law – Faculty of Law, Université Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne
2015 – Maîtrise of International Business Law – Faculty of Law, Université Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne
2015 – LL.B. Faculty of Law (French section), Cairo University
2014 – LL.B. Faculty of Law, Université Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne