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
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