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
Rita Jaballah is a Partner in Al Tamimi & Company’s Dispute Resolution practice and leads its International Litigation Group. She has extensive experience of handling complex, high value local and international commercial disputes.
Rita specialises in advising and representing clients with respect to a wide range of commercial and and regulatory disputes and claims with a particular focus on DIFC Court and ADGM Court litigation and regulatory proceedings in the banking and financial services sector. In this regard, Rita has acted for prominent investment banks and financial institutions in a number of high profile and significant disputes in the banking and regulatory arena. She has been involved in the development of the DIFC Courts and currently sits as a member of the DIFC Courts’ Rules Sub-Committee. In addition, Rita advises and represents local and foreign businesses and financial institutions in a wide range of commercial, property, company and banking disputes under UAE, DIFC, English and International law.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Rita practised in leading magic circle firms in Melbourne and London, where she specialised in large scale and multi-jurisdictional litigation with a particular focus on commercial, financial services and regulatory disputes.
Rita is ranked in Band 1 in Chambers Global 2022 Dispute Resolution and as a “Leading Individual” in Legal 500 Dispute Resolution UAE. Rita is also recognized in Who’s Who Commercial Litigation (2022) and as one of the MENA Super 50 Lawyers for 2021 in Asian Legal Business.
Chambers Global describes Rita as frequently sought after by both regional and international banks, as well as financial regulatory authorities, for her wealth of experience in financial services litigation. Rita Jaballah is one of the best lawyers around…is pheonomenally good. She is very strategic, very focused on outcomes and also knows her stuff in terms of legal analysis.”
1998 – Bachelor of Law (Hons), University of Melbourne
1998 – Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne
2000 – Solicitor and Barrister of Supreme Court of Victoria