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
Sakher is a member of the Transport and Insurance team based in Dubai. He is highly involved in shipping, maritime and insurance matters.
Sakher’s experience as Marine and Insurance lawyer is focused on the litigation and dispute resolution aspects. He has represented prominent insurance and insurance related companies, major P&I Clubs, vessels owners, freight forwarders and marine agents in litigation matters from inception through trial, including before courts and insurance/marine experts. Advising on Insurance liability, cargo claims, marine debts and insurance claims. Acting for numerous shipping and aviation companies and insurance, brokers and underwriters companies in litigation concerning cargo claims, personal injury claims and aircraft damage claims, support regarding seizure and arrest of regionally based assets. This requires the preparation of pre-litigation advice, reviewing and filing powers of attorney, statements, petitions, motions, notices, pleadings. Analyzing legal claims and litigation, and developing strategies for successful outcomes. Taking part in due diligence exercises on major insurance and insurance related companies which involve reviewing their corporate documents, insurance policies and agreements. Advising on all complex matters related to commercial agreements, criminal actions, corporate insurance and shipping. Advising clients on full range of ship finance including enforcement of mortgages over vessels.
Further to the experience above, Sakher also has remarkable experience in financial and banking related issues and profound knowledge of banking laws and regulations. He possesses vast experience in maritime and banking litigation and dispute advisory services. His main duties included representing various prominent financiers, banks in contentious financing disputes such as debt recovery, as well as representing such financial services institutions in many of foreclosure and Islamic finance (including islamic leasing arrangements i.e. Ijarah) enforcement procedures. Additionally, providing legal advice to banks in respect of several banking matters including foreclosure, Islamic finance issues (i.e. Murabaha and ijarah) and day to day operations.
2009 – MA in Commercial Law and Maritime Law, Hertfordshire University
2007 – BA in Law, University of Jordan
2011- Jordan Bar Association