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
Samiya is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Structuring practice in Qatar and advises on laws and regulations in Qatar and Qatar Financial Centre. She works with international and local clients on acquisitions and company restructuring, company incorporation and liquidation of companies. She also advises on general commercial advisory matters, transactional matters, joint ventures, competition matters and employment matters. She has experience in conducting due diligence reviews for both sell side and buy side transactions and preparing acquisition agreements, shareholder agreements and joint venture agreements and corporate documentation.
Prior to joining the firm, Samiya worked as in-house counsel for a multinational corporation in Pakistan where she was primarily involved in the coal energy and foods businesses and advised on corporate commercial and in-house issues. Samiya has also worked at a tier 1 Pakistan based full service law firm where she advised local and international clients on corporate and commercial law. Her client portfolio comprised of companies in various fields including beverages and foods, pharmaceuticals, petroleum, and companies in the health sector.
2004 – Bachelor of Law, Karachi University
2008 – Sindh High Court Bar Association
2005 – Karachi Bar Association