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International Business Legal Associates (IBLAW) Offices
INTERSECTION OF QUEEN ALIA AIRPORT STREET
WITH QUEEN ZAIN AL-SHARAF STREET, DAIR GHBAR BRIDGE-ISMAIL HAQQI
ZAHRAN GATE COMPLEX - 5TH FLOOR, BUIDING 25, PO BOX 9028 AMMAN 11191
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Litigation & Corporate and Commercial
Mr. Malhas has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and finance, private international law and privatization and regulatory governance. Mr. Malhas also has extensive experience in assisting businesses in incorporation and structuring, and corporate regulatory matters. He was part of the team that advised Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc, the multinational pharmaceuticals group, on its acquisition of Arab Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company (APM) for a total cash consideration of $163.6 million.
Mr. Malhas was part of the team that advised the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) on the “Development of Institutional and Operating Arrangements for the Jordan Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund (JREEEF)”. He was also part of the team who advised the Electricity Regulatory Commission of Jordan (ERC) on certain aspects of the project “Technical Assistance for the Electricity Regulatory Commission” including the revision of the conditions and legal aspect of Jordan Electricity Power Company Concession Agreement.
Mr. Malhas advised the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) on several subjects including licensing, TRC role and authorities, conflicts among legislations and licenses, dispute resolution with licensees, Interconnection, and competition safeguards. He was part of the team that advised the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology on several subjects including the e-government project and the National Information Technology Center (NITC).
Prior to joining IBLAW, Mr. Malhas was deputy of the head of legal department of Munir Sukhtian Group, a diversified manufacturing, trading, marketing, distribution, service, and contracting company headquartered in Amman, Jordan.
Chairman of the Conduct & Disciplinary Committee at the Jordan Basketball Foundation
Part-time lecturer at the Middle East University – Amman, Jordan
Member at the Jordan Society for Preventing Road Accidents
Police Friends Association
Memeber at the Jordan Economic Forum
LLM from the University of Birmingham; United Kingdom
LLB from the University of Jordan
International Business Legal Associates (IBLAW) has a well-regarded team led by the experienced Firas Malhas. The practice is well versed in civil, criminal and administrative litigations, and also has a good track record in international arbitrations, including investor-state disputes. Salaheddin Al-Bashir is a well-established arbitrator, and Nanacy Dababneh is active on the IP side.
International Business Legal Associates (IBLAW) enjoys a good reputation for high-end banking and corporate transactional advice and day-to-day commercial support. Clients include major international blue-chip corporations, venture capital and private equity funds, banks and multilateral lenders, who also rely on the firm for compliance and regulatory guidance. The team is also noted for its expertise in real estate acquisitions and financings. Firas Malhas leads the team, which includes highly regarded senior partner Salaheddin Al-Bashir, IP expert Nanacy Dababneh, and Mohammed Al-Bashir.