Yomna is an Associate in the Banking & Finance and Corporate Commercial practices in Al Tamimi & Company’s Kuwait office.

Yomna is a qualified lawyer in civil law jurisdiction with more than 9 years of work experience in top tier law firms in the Middle East with extensive experience in complex M&A, Capital Market transactions and Commercial Matters.

Yomna represents regularly both lenders and companies in a variety of banking and finance transactions. Her clients include regional, European and US banks, and corporate borrowers. She has also served as a counsel on both the financier and borrower side of a number of Shari’a complaint transactions.

Yomna’s experience includes advising the clients regularly on diverse legal queries spanning over different law sectors including Commercial Law, Banking Law, Capital Market Law, Civil Law and Companies Law with excellent expertise in drafting and reviewing different types of commercial agreements.

Yomna worked and participated in executing many M&A transactions that included conducting legal due diligence and legal research in respect of different business sectors such as healthcare, education, food and beverage, software applications and heavy industries (e.g. petrochemicals and steel industries).

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Recent Experience

  • Advised lenders from a Kuwait law perspective on a USD 74,000,000 syndicated term loan facility.
  • Advised borrowers from a Kuwait law perspective on a USD 825,000,000 term loan facility (plus accordion tranches of up to USD 425,000,000).
  • Advised a lender and investment agent from a Kuwait law perspective on a USD 300,000,000 murabaha facility.
  • Advised a lender and investment agent from a Kuwait law perspective on a KD 120,000,000 murabaha facility.
  • Advised a financial institution in connection with a Master Lease Agreement with a maximum limit of USD 150,000,000 (“MLA”). We advised from a Kuwait law perspective and our advice included providing a capacity opinion on the Kuwait lessees and the enforceability of the MLA in Kuwait.
  • Advised from the lender’s perspective on a USD293,000,000 landmark project financing awarded by a Kuwaiti company.
  • Advised from the perspective of a lender and investment agent on a USD 300,000,000 Murabaha facility. Our scope included the drafting of the transaction documents and providing a capacity and enforceability legal opinion.


  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish


2013 – Master Degree in International Commercial Comparative Law, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana

2011 – LL.B. (license en droit) from Faculty of Law, English Section, Cairo University, Egypt


2011 – Admitted at Egyptian Bar Association