Biography

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.

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Language(s)

  • Arabic
  • English

Education

2009 – MA in Commercial Law and Maritime Law, Hertfordshire University

2007 – BA in Law, University of Jordan

Admission

2011- Jordan Bar Association

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