The Partners

Tarik Nassar

Tarik Nassar is a founding partner of Nassar, Hammad & Bajamal. He commenced his practice as a lawyer in 1985 and has been practicing in the legal profession in the Middle East region for almost 40 years. He has set up several law firms in the Middle East over his expansive career, including Nassar Law firm which he founded in Cairo in 1985. During his time in Dubai he practiced with a number of leading local law firms the last of which was a partner at Baker & Mckenzie Habib Al Mulla.   Thereafter he founded Amal Advocates & Legal Consultants in Dubai.

 

Tarik is a highly regarded and well established lawyer and is regarded as a top expert on legal matters in the Middle East region. His practice includes a wide range of specialties with a focus on litigation. Tarik is described as an avid litigator with a strong tactical background. His track record includes a number of landmark cases in the UAE in which significant legal precedents were established.

 

Tarik leads our courts litigation team across practice areas.

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Ahmed Hammad

Ahmed is a founding partner of Nassar, Hammad and Bajamal. Prior to founding NHB, Ahmed was a Partner with Hammad & Partners Limited, a boutique law firm founded by him and, the Managing Partner of Scirocco Capital, a private equity firm specialized in healthcare investments. Prior to establishing Hammad & Partners Limited, Ahmed was a Partner and the Group General Counsel at a DIFC private equity firm. In this capacity, Ahmed was both leading the legal function of the firm and was a member of the investment team that screens, assesses and supervise the execution of investment transactions. Prior to that, Ahmed was the Group General Counsel for Amanat Holdings PJSC, the largest publicly listed healthcare and education investment company in the GCC. Before joining Amanat Holdings PJSC, Ahmed was a senior associate with the M&A and Equity Capital Markets team of Al Tamimi & Company. During his tenor with Al Tamimi & Company, Ahmed was involved in most GCC IPO transactions from 2010 until 2016. Ahmed was relocated on a short term basis across various offices of Al Tamimi & Company in the region assisting with high profile M&A and Capital Markets transactions.

 

Ahmed leads our advisory team covering a wide range of practice areas including corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions, banking, capital markets, debt restructure and  administration & bankruptcy. 

Amr Bajamal

Amr Bajamal is a founding partner of Nassar, Hammad & Bajamal. Prior to founding NHB, Amr practiced in two local law firms were he was active in litigation & arbitration with a wide range of clients in the fields of real estate development, banking, construction and family offices.

 

Amr developed his practice and network of clients through having the benefit of understanding both the common law and civil law systems, which comes as a result of his educational qualification in the United Kingdom and admission as an attorney in New York, United States together with 14 years of experience in the UAE.  

 

During his years of practice in the UAE Amr lead a number of high profile disputes involving, shareholders disputes, complex jurisdictional issues, white collar cross boarder investigations and asset recovery. Through his deep knowledge and hands on strategy lead approach, Amr   became a trusted advisor to a number of international law firms based in Dubai and abroad. Amr also acts regularly as a UAE law expert in arbitration and court proceedings in Dubai, United Kingdom and France.

 

Amr acts as counsel in arbitrations administered by the major arbitration institutions in the region including the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC). He also conducts proceedings before the DIFC Courts in Dubai on a wide range of issues.

 

Amr leads our arbitration and DIFC Courts team across all practice areas.

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