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
April saw the appointment of Chris Appleby as the new Regional Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications at Al Tamimi & Company. Based in the Dubai office, Chris is a welcome addition to the team where he brings experience in a wide variety of transactions in a number of jurisdictions including Dubai, Qatar, Australia, Hong Kong and New Zealand.
Chris qualified as a solicitor in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1991, and advises on information technology, telecommunications law and regulation, large-scale IT/telecoms infrastructure procurement, outsourcing, intellectual property and competitive tendering and contracting. Chris has experience in both private sector and government Technology, Media & Telecommunications work and has spent time on secondment as Senior Counsel at Vodafone Qatar and Dell Services in Qatar.