How has Education in the Middle East and North Africa evolved to keep up with progressive digital and regulatory requirements of the times?
From the rise of AI in the classroom to the strong international interest in the regions education market the sector continues to undergo major transformation.
Our latest Law Update
, titled “Brushstrokes of Law: Painting the Future”, takes a deep dive into these latest developments. In this issue, we explore:
We also feature a special section on our collaboration with the Mawaheb Art Studio, a unique creative space for People of Determination, and the artwork you see through the pages of this edition is a reflection of the students creativity.
The Law Update is a must-read for anyone who is passionate about education, whether you’re a lawyer, educator, policymaker, or investor.Read the full edition
Willem is a Senior Consultant in the Corporate Commercial group and has over 17 years of transactional and commercial advisory experience. He leads the Commercial team and has practiced UAE law for over 15 years. Willem is also ranked in Who’s Who Legal for his franchising experience. He regularly acts for local and international blue-chip clients, both listed and unlisted, on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious corporate and commercial matters.
Willem’s multi-sector areas of expertise are commercial and business advisory, franchising, distribution/agency arrangements, consultancy arrangements, introduction and commission arrangements, terms and conditions of procurement and sale, manufacturing and supply arrangements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements as well as services arrangements.
Willem’s particular strengths are the depth of his knowledge of the local UAE market and legal landscape and his ability to negotiate and draft complex commercial and transactional agreements, including full suite franchise agreements. He is also known for providing pragmatic strategic and actionable advice to his clients on all matters related to direct and indirect corporate expansion and product commercialisation into the UAE, in general, and the Emirate of Dubai, in particular.
2005 – LLB Bachelor of Law Degree, University of South Africa
1996 – B.Com (Law) Bachelor of Commerce Degree, University of Stellenbosch
2005 – Member of the Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope and the Cape Town Bar