Legal Market Overview
Geopolitical issues in neighbouring countries have put a dampener on the Jordanian economy. The quality of the kingdom’s legal infrastructure, however, remains strong, thanks to its deep pool of highly skilled lawyers. Jordan’s leading firms are stocked with lawyers of an international pedigree, many of whom have spent time practising in key Gulf states, such as Qatar and the UAE. Unsurprisingly, links with these jurisdictions remain strong, and there are several international firms, such as Al Tamimi & Company, Sanad Law Group in association with Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, and Safwan Moubaydeen Law Firm in association with Dentons, which benefit from office networks throughout the region. Other high-quality independent firms, including Khalifeh & Partners Lawyers, Obeidat & Freihat, International Business Legal Associates (IBLAW), and Ali Sharif Zu’bi Advocates & Legal Consultants, have forged strong relationships with major international firms when it comes to advising on the country’s largest transactions, including major renewable infrastructure projects.