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 and Company’s international arbitration lawyers have contributed a chapter in this year’s Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review published by Global Arbitration Review.
Thomas R. Snider, Partner and Head of Arbitration, Jane Rahman, Senior Counsel and Khushboo Shahdadpuri, Associate, have shared their insights on energy arbitrations in the Middle East. In the chapter, a copy of which is attached and which can be found here, the authors deal with a broad range of topics including how resources are owned and managed in the region, how disputes tend to be resolved, and key trends in energy arbitrations related to the region including, for example, the increasing appeal of international arbitration in the region, the role of sanctions in arbitration, and the rise of energy infrastructure disputes.
Al Tamimi and Company’s international arbitration practice is top ranked and internationally recognised. We have extensive experience with arbitrations administered by all of the major international arbitration institutions, including the, ICC, LCIA,SIAC and PCA, as well as arbitrations administered by centres within the region, including DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ADCCAC, CRCICA, QICCA, AAA/BCDR, and the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre.
Members of our team also act in investment arbitration matters under bilateral and multilateral treaties and advise in respect of complex issues of public international law.
In addition to representing clients as counsel, many of our lawyers regularly sit as arbitrators.