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
Peter Wood is Senior Counsel based in Dubai. Prior to this, he was Of Counsel with Norton Rose Fulbright in Dubai and a Senior Associate with Allens Linklaters based in Melbourne.
Peter has a broad range of experience at a senior, managerial level on multi-jurisdictional litigation, dispute resolution and general corporate and compliance matters for clients conducting business across a range of sectors including financial services, insurance and reinsurance, product liability, construction, real estate, hospitality and pharmaceuticals. He has more than 15 years’ experience providing first class legal, strategic and compliance advice to some of the world’s largest corporations operating across these sectors. He has the care and conduct of high value, high profile domestic and international disputes and transactions.
Peter has represented clients in the County and Supreme Courts of Victoria, the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre, the Abu Dhabi Global Markets and in institutional and ad-hoc domestic and international arbitrations. He has advised and represented clients in respect of regulatory investigations.
He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is recognised in the Legal 500 as a “name of note”.
2004 – Bachelor of Laws (with Honours), Monash University
2000 – Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) & Bachelor of Music, The University of Melbourne
Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia
High Court of Australia
High Court of New Zealand