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
Al Tamimi & Company, the largest law firm in the region, continues to expand their presence in the Middle East with the opening of their office in Ras Al Khaimah. The Ras Al Khaimah office will be headed by Tara Marlow, Partner and Regional Head of Hospitality. The office is Al Tamimi’s eleventh office in the Middle East and has been established to support the steady growth that the emirate is experiencing through it’s increased credibility as an attractive hub for doing business. The full service office was opened to meet the growing demand for professional services in Ras Al Khaimah.
Managing Partner at Al Tamimi, Husam Hourani stated “the opening of our office in Ras Al Khaimah is an exciting time for both the firm and the emirate itself. Al Tamimi has been working with the Ras Al Khaimah government for some time now and to have a formal presence in Ras Al Khaimah through this establishment reinforces our support of the development in the emirate.”
Jim Stewart, Chief Executive Officer at Investment and Development Office, Government of Ras Al Khaimah, said “The government of Ras Al Khaimah has worked closely with Al Tamimi over many years, across multiple industry sectors, and we have benefited greatly from their unsurpassed local and regional legal capabilities, and their practical, common sense legal advice. In essence we see Al Tamimi as a key partner in helping to manage the Government’s legal risk profile whilst it implements the vision of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and Member of the Supreme Council, in delivering continued sustainable economic development; we truly value their support.”
Al Tamimi is looking ahead at further expansion in 2013 with an office planned in Erbil, Iraq in July.