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We are excited to share the latest edition of the Law Update, beautifully and appropriately titled “Sustainable Horizons: The Saudi Arabian Vision.” Giving special honor to the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, this update focuses on a collection of both informative and inspiring articles.
For those in construction, you can learn about how the tendering environment impacts risk-pricing for contractors, the updates on the legal framework of the construction industry and how contractors can protect themselves against financial difficulties.
There is good news too from the kingdom’s banking sector, from which the practice of “Open Banking” is being pushed for! But what is open banking? We’re answering that too.
Also . . . Are there any women trail blazers in Saudi Arabia you can name? We’ll help you with that. We cover how the Middle East has been making strides in empowering women in the entrepreneurial space,most notably in STEM fields.Read the full edition
Sohaila is a UK qualified Senior Counsel with over 15 years’ experience practising in the UK, UAE and Bahrain.
Sohaila started her career working as a banking lawyer with magic circle law firms and has over the years gained diverse and broad experience in many fields including corporate, commercial, governance, employment, regulatory and real estate. She has also had the opportunity to work as in-house senior counsel in the energy and real estate sectors in Bahrain allowing her to gain a wealth of experience and a unique perspective.
Sohaila has worked for a multitude of clients including both domestic and international private and public companies and has advised on some of the most significant projects in Bahrain both in-house and while working in private practice.
Sohaila qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2006 whilst working for a UK magic circle law firm. She later moved to the Middle East working for another magic circle law firm in the UAE prior to moving to Bahrain where she worked for top tier regional and international law firms. Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company in 2022, Sohaila worked as in-house senior legal counsel for a national energy company.
Sohaila is an award-winning author for her contributions to LexisNexis and regularly participates in training and mentoring programmes.
2003- LLB Law, University of Reading
2006 – England & Wales, Solicitor
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