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Al Tamimi & Company

AL ASSALAH, TOWERS BUILDING 223, BLOCK 237, OFFICE 409, STREET 3701, GHUBRAH SOUTH, MUSCAT, OMAN
Tel:
Work +968 2421 8854
Fax:
Fax +968 2421 8553
Email:
Web:
www.tamimi.com

Ahmed Al Barwani

Tel:
Work +968 2421 8554
Email:
Al Tamimi & Company

Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Head of Office - Oman

Career

Ahmed Al Barwani is the Head of the Oman Office. Ahmed is also a member of the Projects, Banking, Litigation, Rail and Hospitality groups.

Ahmed is admitted before Oman courts and has right of audience before Court of Appeal. Ahmed worked mainly in two jurisdictions, the United Kingdom and Oman, and was involved in substantial local and cross border transactions that have both civil and common law elements.

Ahmed’s particular expertise is in inward investment, corporate restructuring, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Ahmed’s experience extends to other practice areas including arbitration in construction disputes, litigation, competition, tax and customs matters, banking, real estate and hospitality, banking and employment. Ahmed represented Oman government negotiating Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreements, Free Trade Agreement with USA and other Construction and Development Agreements of Infrastructure Projects in Oman.

In addition, Ahmed has developed solid regulatory experience on regulatory aspects that include formalities for registration of the transactions and type of permits and licenses required for different projects. 

 Ahmed’s language capabilities and in depth understanding of local administrative culture enabled him to gain wide experience on regulatory aspects and participate in drafting number of Oman laws, e.g.  Issuance of Sukuk Regulation, Consumer Protection Law, Anti-Trust Law, amendments to Implementing Regulation of Telecommunication Act, Dispute Resolution Regulation and Public Consultation Regulation.

Languages

English and Arabic

Member

2013 – Court of Appeal Lawyer Oman

Education

2004 – LLB Law, University of Wales


Oman

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Al Tamimi & Company handles M&A, share and asset transactions, and licensing and shareholder agreements. Headed by Ahmed Al Barwani, the corporate team is especially active in the food and beverage, telecoms, automotive, healthcare, tourism and oil industries. Al Barwani assisted the food company Kerry Group with its acquisition of AATCO Food Industries, and also advised Salaam Air on the corporate and financing aspects relating to airline’s establishment and operation in Oman.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Al Tamimi & Company has experience across a range of labour, insurance, debt recovery and commercial contract disputes. In one stand-out matter, Ahmed Al Barwani, who heads the Oman office, defended a football club in a £7m contractual dispute in which the legal team challenged the competence of the Omani court. Dubai-based senior partner Essam Al Tamimi is another key contact.

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