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Ms Aamal Al Abbasi
Aamal Al Abbasi joined Newton Legal upon its establishment in 2012. She works closely with a number of key clients including the Office of H.R.H. the First Deputy Prime Minister, H.E. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Jawad Al Arrayed along with nogaholding and its subsidiaries.
Aamal’s primary focus is on governmental entities. She reviews a wide range of agreements in respect to these governmental entities’ projects. In addition, she advises them on Bahraini law requirements with particular emphasis on Commercial Companies Law, Law of Commerce, Tender Regulations, Civil Code, Ministry of Finance’s Financial Manual and State Budget Law.
Furthermore, Aamal has been appointed as a legal adviser in a number of internal governmental committees that were formed to provide appropriate solutions to specific outstanding legal issues and potential projects. In addition, she has recently been involved in drafting a number of legal instruments including laws that will have a substantial impact on the health and real estate sectors in Bahrain. She has drafted various policies for the Government of Bahrain.
Aamal has effectively participated in teaching the Bahraini Commercial Companies Law at the University of Bahrain for three years along with the Founding Principal of Newton Legal.
Arabic and English
- Bachelor of Law- University of Bahrain (graduated 2007)
- LLM with Merit- Queen Mary University, London, United Kingdom (graduated 2010)
- Graduate Diploma in Law- BPP University
- Qualified as a Bahraini lawyer since 2010
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
Newton Legal has a well-established corporate and commercial team, which is jointly led by managing partner Aamal Al Abbasi (who is the first port of call for government entities) and Joseph Huse. It advises on joint ventures, commercial contracts and restructurings, among other matters. In one notable mandate, the department has been acting for the Ministry of Health on negotiations with multiple suppliers over the supply of Covid-19 vaccines. Ahmed Alfardan, who made partner, is another key individual.
Newton Legal remains a market leader in the projects and energy arena, with its team having extensive expertise in upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas matters. The group advises leading national clients on high-value project financings, developments and construction matters. The Bahrain Petroleum Company is one of the firm’s key clients. Joseph Huse and managing partner Aamal Al Abbasi are the main contacts in the practice. Senior associate Maryam Kamal advises on renewable energy projects.
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