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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
Partner Yazan Saoudi, Al Tamimi’s Head of Transport and Insurance collected the Award on behalf of the firm at a glittering ceremony held at Old Billingsgate Market, London and attended by over 1000 top international lawyers.
The Award is presented to the firm which has demonstrated not only that they are leaders in their chosen market, but also that they have made significant progress over the last 12 -18 months. The judges looked for evidence of legal expertise and innovation, strategic vision, business winning, client care, employee development, a commitment to diversity and sustainable improvements in financial performance.
In the last 12 months, Al Tamimi has demonstrated significant growth including the creation of a new employment group led by Samir Kantaria, relocating to a larger space in the Al Dhow Tower in Kuwait City, due to the firm’s rapid expansion in the Kuwait market and the appointment of Mohamed Khodeir to lead the Qatar office.
The firm has also won several other awards recognising the firm’s commitment to excellence which includes the prestigious International Financial Law Review UAE Law Firm of the Year at the 2011 Middle East Awards and the winners of awards in seven prestigious categories in the UAE Asian-Mena Counsel Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey 2011.
Commenting on the Award, managing partner Husam Hourani, said: “We are really delighted to have won this prestigious Award. The Award underscores our market leading position in the region, and the breadth and depth of experience and expertise we offer clients, combined with our clear understanding of our local markets across the GCC.“
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