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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, Martin Hayward, Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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Martin Hayward

Tel:
Work +971 4 364 1641
Email:
Web:
www.tamimi.com
Al Tamimi & Company

Work Department

Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Position

Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Career

Martin is the regional Head of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice at Al Tamimi & Company.  He has over 12 years’ experience advising on the full range of commercial, outsourcing, telecommunications, technology, intellectual property and information law issues.

After qualifying into the Information, Communications & Technology team at Simmons & Simmons LLP in 2006, Martin spent several years working in their London office before relocating to Dubai in 2009.  In 2012, Martin joined an Abu Dhabi government owned IT services provider as General Counsel and Company Secretary, and most recently held the position of Senior Corporate Counsel EMEA and Middle East Regional Counsel at a major US telecommunications solution provider.

Martin has spent extensive periods of time on secondment at a major UK telecoms company, in the supply management function of an international investment bank in the UK, and at one of the largest UAE telecommunications services provider.

Languages

English

Member

2006 - England & Wales, Solicitor

Education

2004 - Legal Practice Certificate, College of Law, London

2003 - Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, London

1999 - MA (Japanese History and Language) School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

1996 - MA (History), Peterhouse, Cambridge University


United Arab Emirates

TMT

Within: TMT

The ‚Äėexperienced team‚Äô at Al Tamimi & Company¬†is ‚Äėstrong across all three TMT disciplines‚Äô.¬†Senior associate Fiona Robertson¬†is 'a leader in media law in the region‚Äô and advised¬†Image Nation on the production of¬†three films. Other clients include¬†Al Yah Satellite Communications and Shock FM. Former department lead Nick O‚ÄôConnell¬†relocated to Riyadh; he was replaced by¬†Martin Hayward, who¬†joined from Ciena, where he was Middle East regional counsel. He was followed by¬†Abdullah Mutawi¬†,¬†who joined from¬†Baker Botts L.L.P.¬†in February 2019.

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