Hatim S Zubi
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Chairman, Zu'bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants; Principal Practice Areas: Banking; Corporate; Commercial; Construction; International Arbitration; Maritime; Labour; Litigation.
From 1950 to 1954, he was Advocate for Ministry of Finance in Jeddah and Dammam, Saudi Arabia and from 1954 to 1955 he was Special Counsel to US Aid Mission, Jordan. In 1955-1965 and then again in 1969 he was Deputy Chairman of Cairo Amman Bank. From 1965 to 1969, Hatim S. Zu'bi was Minister of National Economy, Minister of Finance and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Jordan’s Governor at the World Bank. In 1971 he established his law practice in Abu Dhabi and Bahrain to cover the GCC countries, and from 1973 onwards established law offices in Abu Dhabi, Qatar and Oman. In 1971 he became the Chairman and Founder of Hatim S Zu’bi Law Office which for a while was practising as “Al Mahmood and Zu’bi” and now, following the merger, as Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants, Bahrain (including Hatim S Zu’bi & Partners and Qays H. Zu’bi Law Office in Bahrain).
Arabic, English and French.
English Bar; Jordan Bar; Member of Qatar Bar 1971-1985; Licensed Advocate Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia; Member of UAE Bar 1971-1990; International Bar Association (Regional Chairman for the Middle East Region, International Litigation Committees, Banking Law and International Litigation) ICC Jordan and Bahrain National Committee; Arab Society for Protection of Industrial Property, Member for Jordan of the International Court of Arbitration at the ICC, Paris; Fellow: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, England (F.C.I. Arb.). Member, Panel of Arbitrators, Gulf Cooperation Council Arbitration Centre, Bahrain.
University College, London University (LLB (Hons., 1949); Kings College, London School of Economics and Political Science; Lincoln’s Inn, London In addition to being Hon. GBE, Hatim S. Zu'bi holds several Western and Arab high decorations. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in England and has been a member of the ICC Court of International Arbitration and Editorial Advisory Board of the Construction Law Review.