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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

Samir Kantaria

Tel:
Work +971 4 318 9963
Email:
Al Tamimi & Company

Work Department

Employment, Hotels & Leisure

Position

Partner, Head of Employment

Career

Samir heads up the firm’s employment department, which is the largest team of specialist employment lawyers in the Middle East. His practice covers the full range of employment law issues, contentious and non-contentious. His experience includes regularly advising major blue chip, multinational and semi-governmental companies in relation to their day to day employment queries. He combines technical expertise with business acumen and project management skills, and is known for giving pragmatic and commercial advice.

Samir is acknowledged as a Band 1 ranked lawyer by Chamber & Partners 2017, is listed in Who’s Who Legal, Management Labour & Employment 2017 and won the international Client Choice 2015 award for Labour & Employment client services.

He is described in Chambers Global 2017 as “just fantastic: he knows his stuff, he's very personable and equally a great sounding board.”

Samir joined the firm in 2003 and has been a partner since 2007.

Languages

English, Hindi, Gujarati

Member

1996 – Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales

Education

1993 – Solicitor’ Final Examinations, College of Law

1992 – Bachelor of Law (Hons), University of Warwick


United Arab Emirates

Employment

Within: Leading individuals

Samir Kantaria - Al Tamimi & Company

Within: Employment

Al Tamimi & Company‚Äôs ‚Äėknowledgeable and responsive group‚Äô ranks among the largest employment practices in the region. Highlights included Ivor McGettigan¬†advising GE Power on the Middle East employment aspects of its sale of GE Water & Process Technologies to Suez. On the contentious side, department lead Samir Kantaria¬†represented Gulf Bridge International in a claim concerning dual employment rights. Gordon Barr¬†is also noted.

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