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Eversheds Sutherland LLP

PO BOX 74980, EMAAR SQUARE BUILDING 6, DOWNTOWN DUBAI, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 4 389 7000
Fax:
Fax +971 4 389 7001
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Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Nasser Ali Khasawneh

Tel:
Work +97 14 38 97 00 3
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Before establishing Khasawneh & Associates, Nasser worked as an in-house Corporate Attorney for Microsoft Corporation for four years.  Prior to that, he worked as an in-house Legal Counsel for Procter and Gamble, and before that, he worked for the United Nations Compensation Commission which was set up to adjudicate the compensation claims arising out of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1991.

Nasser was Vice President of the Business Software Alliance, the leading international association in the field of software rights, from 1999 to 2003 and has been a Domain Name Panellist with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre in Geneva since 2003.  Nasser has been a guest lecturer at over a hundred conferences organized by the Business Software Alliance, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and various other organisations In the Middle East and Europe.

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Position

Managing Partner Middle East

Languages

Arabic, English, French


United Arab Emirates

Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation

At Eversheds Sutherland LLP, Rebecca Copley handles financial services matters, including document-heavy cases before the DIFC courts and alleged frauds pertaining to financial services institutions. Nasser Ali Khasawneh is a key contact for technology-related arbitrations, and handles some conducted in Arabic.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

At Eversheds Sutherland LLP, TMT head Nasser Ali Khasawneh is the key contact for IP; he recently advised a technology client on enforcement matters. IP litigation is also a notable strength.

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TMT

Within: TMT

Eversheds Sutherland LLP, which has close links with major regional and multinational technology and media companies, handles a range of regulatory, commercial and contentious matters. In Dubai, global TMT co-head Nasser Ali Khasawneh is noted for his ‘strong IT expertise’. Commercial head Geraldine Ahern is a key contact in Abu Dhabi.

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