Al Tamimi & Company Appoints Eight New Partners

Al Tamimi & Company, a prominent law firm operating across 17 offices in 10 countries, announced the promotion of eight individuals to Partner positions within various key departments. The appointments, effective from January 1, 2024, highlight the firm’s commitment to recognizing and rewarding exceptional talent and expertise. 

Samer Qudah, Managing Partner at Al Tamimi & Company (pictured above), expressed his pride in the new Partners, emphasizing the significance of these promotions as a testament to the firm’s commitment to excellence. The appointments reflect the continued growth and depth of expertise at Al Tamimi & Company, reinforcing its position as a leading law firm in the Middle East and North Africa. 

The newly appointed Partners and their respective departments are as follows: 

Hamza Abu Hassan – Corporate Commercial (Jordan), Head of Equity Capital Markets – UAE & Jordan, brings over a decade of experience in private and public mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets, and corporate consultancies. His expertise spans transactions across the GCC, including the UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain. 

Omar Al Humaid – Corporate Structuring (Riyadh), a Saudi qualified lawyer, has significant experience advising national and multinational companies and foreign investors in corporate structuring. 

Ahmed Mahomed – Corporate Structuring (Riyadh), a highly regarded corporate lawyer, specializes in corporate structuring, foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

Mohamed El Dessouky – Litigation (Dubai), a professional lawyer with extensive experience, handles all aspects of litigation cases and represents clients before national, international courts, and arbitral tribunals. 

Ahmed Hashem – Transport & Insurance (Jeddah), heading the Shipping practice in Saudi Arabia, brings over twelve years of experience in maritime law, handling disputes related to freight forwarder disputes, agencies, customs, and insurance. 

Yasser Madkour – Transport & Insurance (Dubai), a qualified attorney, specializes in commercial litigation, focusing on disputes and claims related to bills of lading, charter-parties, customs, and insurance policy disputes. 

Mohamed Negm – Dispute Resolution (Riyadh), a highly experienced lawyer based in Riyadh, specializes in bankruptcy cases, banking litigation, securities disputes, and offers expertise in regulatory reform and legislative drafting. 

Mariam Sabet – Intellectual Property (Dubai), a Fulbright Scholar, contributes to the Intellectual Property team, handling both contentious and non-contentious IP matters, including cross-jurisdictional IP disputes, domain name disputes, and online infringements. 

The recent elevation of new Partners serves as a testament to the outstanding capabilities and expertise found within the departments and jurisdictions of Al Tamimi & Company. The firm has garnered widespread recognition for its adeptness in seamlessly combining international expertise and legal services with a deep understanding of native regional knowledge.