As we witness the evolution of the regulatory landscape across the MENA region, it was timely for us to investigate and lift the lid, on what is keeping the region’s legal decision-makers awake at night.
Our first-of-its-kind report titled Legal Leaders in MENA is out now! It captures the views of 700 legal decision-makers across nine countries and 13 industry sectors in MENA, as well as in-depth interviews with experts from key sectors such as financial services and education to name a few, which revealed the emerging risks and priorities challenging the legal sector across the region.
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Simon is a Senior Counsel in the Digital & Data practice based in Riyadh. He has experience in outsourcing, software and cloud procurement, data privacy, FinTech, eCommerce, IP and technology law as well as telecommunications, media law, commercial law, competition law and procurement. Simon also advises clients in the art market on commercial. IP and technology-related matters.
Simon also has in-house experience with a global e-commerce technology provider. Before joining Al Tamimi he was a partner in a major UK law firm and prior to that was a Senior Associate with a Magic Circle law firm in London.
He has written and published widely in technology and IP law and is also a visiting lecturer at the University of London. He is the author of several established legal texts including Digital Copyright Law and Practice (Bloomsbury/Hart Publishing fifth edition 2019) and Art & Copyright (Bloomsbury/Hart Publishing third edition 2021).
Simon has a background in science and technology and was a research assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) before training as a lawyer.
Simon was recently ranked in Who’s Who Legal for ‘Thought Leaders – Data 2021’ for IT and Data Privacy and Protection.
1986 – BA, Oxford University
1988 – MSc, MIT
1992 – Diploma in EC Law, King’s College London
1997 – LLM, University of Wales
1992 – Solicitor, England & Wales