Samer is the Managing Partner of Al Tamimi & Company; the largest full service law firm in MENA with 17 offices in 9 countries. He also heads the firm’s Corporate Structuring Department, a team of lawyers spread across Al Tamimi’s offices in the region.
Samer has extensive experience of over two decades in structuring and restructuring entities and businesses for clients operating throughout the Gulf and the broader Middle East region.
He has wide ranging experience advising major blue chip organisations, financial institutions, government and semi-government concerns, SMEs, private equity funds, FMCG’s and TMT companies on a wide range of issues, in particular M&A transactions, legal due diligence, joint ventures, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, agency law issues, regulatory affairs, electronic transactions and other corporate law related issues.
On the legislative side, Samer has been involved in the enactment of a number of local and federal laws and had led the legislative developments of the laws of free zones and special economic zones across the GCC.
Samer is also an experienced litigator which has given him a deep understanding of the legal and judiciary systems of the United Arab Emirates and he has drafted court pleadings in complex civil and commercial matters.
Samer joined Al Tamimi & Company in 1999 and has been a partner since 2007 and was elected as the Managing Partner of the firm with effect from January 2020.
1997 – LLM, University of Aberdeen
1995 – LLB, University of Jordan
1998 – Jordanian Bar Association