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
Riaz is a Senior Associate in the Corporate / Commercial Team and was admitted to practice as a solicitor in England & Wales in 2010.
He joined the firm in June 2022 after having worked in London and Dubai for a leading international law firm and then in Muscat, Oman for several years with another global leading firm. He has also worked in-house for a sovereign wealth fund in Doha, Qatar and as a corporate lawyer for a leading firm in Cairo, Egypt.
Riaz has a number of years of experience in the region focusing on:
Corporate / M&A
Leading UAE Electronics company: Advising this well established UAE based enterprise on its joint venture with a Swedish producer of bottled purified water. The transaction involved drafting and negotiating the joint venture agreement and advising on holding structure for the new joint venture entity.
2004 – LLM Master of Laws, London School of Economics and Political Science
2003 – Legal Practice Course, The College of Law, London
2002 – Postgraduate Diploma in Law, The College of Law, London
2010 – Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales