Richard Bell Joins Al Tamimi & Company’s Partner Roster

Al Tamimi & Company welcomes Richard Bell (pictured) as the newest addition to its Dispute Resolution practice, further reinforcing the firm’s position as the leading legal entity in the Middle East and North Africa. Richard’s appointment elevates the count of partners at the esteemed law firm to 98, spanning its 17 offices across 10 countries. 

Bringing over 25 years of expertise in the MENA and Asia Pacific regions, Bell has cultivated a distinguished career. His experience encompasses advising clients in both domestic and international arbitrations throughout the Middle East, with extensive knowledge of local laws in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Bell has successfully navigated disputes related to foreign direct investments, oil & gas downstream services contracts, property development, infrastructure, company law, and insolvency. 

A recognized legal professional, Bell’s proven track record aligns seamlessly with Al Tamimi & Company’s commitment to excellence. His role extends across two crucial jurisdictions for the firm— the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Leveraging his on-the-ground experience, Bell is poised to significantly enhance the firm’s client offerings in these key legal landscapes. 

Commenting, Managing Partner at Al Tamimi & Company, Jody Waugh said: 

“Richard is a welcome addition to the firm and securing him as a Partner is a testament to our ongoing commitment to attracting experts who are highly regarded and can offer market-leading advice to our clients. His extensive experience handling complex disputes and understanding of the legal landscape will complement our existing capabilities, and further enhance our firm’s reputation to deliver the highest quality of service to our clients.” 

New Partner, Dispute Resolution, Richard Bell said: 

“I am excited to join Al Tamimi & Company, a firm renowned for its exceptional legal practice areas across the region. The firm’s Dispute Resolution practice has an unparalleled reputation in the industry, and I look forward to contributing to its continued success and reputation for excellence and working with my colleagues in the UAE and Saudi Arabia.”