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
Major Saudi Professional Football League Deal Announcements
We are pleased to announce that Partner Bandar Al Hamidani and Al Tamimi‘s KSA sports team, including Pedro Castro and Nasser Al Ohaly, represented Al Hilal Saudi FC, a major football club in Saudi Arabia, in its successful negotiations to bring on board the playmaker Omar Abdulrahman, also known as “Amouri”. Amouri is regarded by many as the best football player in Asia and he returns to Al Hilal Saudi FC after 12 years with Al Ain of UAE. Al Tamimi‘s KSA sports team also successfully represented the club in the negotiations with Turkish football club Galatasaray in relation to the transfer of the French international striker Bafetibi Gomis, another world-class player.
In addition, Al Tamimi‘s KSA sports team assisted Al Hilal Saudi FC in respect of the transfer of Ezequiel Cerutti to Club Atletico Independiente of Argentina, and Achraf Bencharki to Racing Club de Lens of France.
These deals were a great success for both our client, and the firm.
Please see below for some pictures of Bandar with the President of Al Hilal Saudi FC, Sami Al Jaber, together with Amouri, and also of Gomis after signing with the club, as well as pictures with Cerutti and with Bencharki after completion of the respective transfers.