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Al Tamimi & Company

DIFC-6TH FLOOR, BUILDING 4 EAST, DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE, PO BOX 9725, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 4 364 1641
Fax:
Fax +971 4 364 1777
Email:
Web:
www.tamimi.com
Al Tamimi & Company, Omar Omar , Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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Omar Omar

Tel:
Work +971 4 364 1641
Email:
Al Tamimi & Company

Work Department

Transport, Insurance

Position

Partner, Head of Transport & Insurance

Career

Omar Omar is a Partner and Head of the Transport practice in Dubai. Omar is also a member of the Projects group. Omar joined Al Tamimi & Company in 2008.

Omar is ranked in band 1 by both the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Omar’s experience as a marine lawyer and advocate covers almost all aspects of the industry. With a multinational team covering all the GCC countries, Egypt Iraq and Jordan, Omar headed legal teams advising many governmental bodies on the establishment and development of maritime and land transport laws, regulations and policies. In addition, Omar has a distinctive experience in laws related to logistics and customs in the GCC. In Omar regularly advises on cargo, container, marine agency, shortages, groundings, bunker, collisions, salvage, seaworthiness and insurance claims. He has also advised on many vessel sale and purchases, which includes drafting, reviewing and advising on related legal and finance documents.  He also has drafted and advised on different types of maritime documents such as recaps, charter parties, B/L, LOIs, Agency Agreements, Insurance and P&I cover.

Omar headed the team establishing and drafting the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC).

Omar is an author of the UAE Vessel Registration and Mortgage Section in the internationally renowned Kluwer International Maritime Law Handbook.

Languages

Arabic, English

Member

1998 – Jordan Bar Association

Education

1996 – LLM in International Law , University of Aberdeen


United Arab Emirates

Shipping

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Omar Omar - Al Tamimi & Company

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Al Tamimi & Company, which strikes a balance between contentious and non-contentious work, impresses with its ‚Äėgreat knowledge of the law and the workings of local administrative bodies‚Äô. UAE transport and insurance head Omar Omar¬†has ‚Äėbroad shipping expertise‚Äô and recently acted on several vessel acquisitions.¬†Yazan Al Saoudi¬†is ‚Äėvery responsive‚Äô. Clients include Drydocks World Dubai and United Arab Shipping Company.

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