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Associates
Associates

Senior Associates

Mariam Abdulla
Senior Associate
Head of Corporate
Email: mabdulla@nezarraees.com

Spoken and written languages:
Arabic and English

Education:
LLB (Hons); LLM (Hons); LPC

Areas of practice:

Corporate; general commercial; and intellectual property

Background:

Having previously worked at KPMG Fakhro where she was a consultant in the Company Formation and Tax Advisory Department, Mariam Abdulla now heads Nezar Raees Associate’s corporate team.

Mariam has handled the incorporations of a vast multitude of corporate entities including prestigious financial institutions, investment firms, consultancy firms, and industrial projects – to name a few. She possesses ample expertise in formation and licensing procedures at the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Central Bank of Bahrain, Committee for Organising Engineering Professional Practice, Civil Aviation Authority and other governmental and semi-governmental authorities.

Mariam has also served as corporate secretary to a number of high profile companies and has assisted them in compliance and regulatory matters, organising board and shareholder meetings, keeping minutes, and providing them with the necessary guidance and support for setting up their corporate governance protocols and drafting general commercial and employment agreements.

Al Syed Al Koomey
Senior Associate
Email: info@nezarraees.com

Spoken and written languages:
Arabic and English

Education:
LLB (Hons)

Year qualified:
Republic of Egypt – 1987
Areas of practice

Commercial, civil and criminal litigation and dispute resolution and general practice.

Background

Al Syed has joined the firm in 2010 and draws on over two decades of experience in legal consultation, litigation and commercial arbitration.

Al Syed represents a wide range of clients including banks, private equity firms, leading multinational corporations and investors in litigation and other dispute resolution forums in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Al Syed has rights of audience at High Appeal Court in the Republic of Egypt. He is also a member of the Egyptian Bar Association.

Wahid Al Saidi
Senior Associate
Email: info@nezarraees.com

Spoken and written languages:
Arabic and English

Education:
LLB (Hons)

Year qualified:
Republic of Egypt – 1985
Areas of practice

Civil law.

Background

Since qualifying to be a lawyer 26 years ago, Wahid Al Saidi has become a veteran in his fields of law. He is, in particular, involved in litigation and handles all legal procedures such as preparing and reviewing commercial documents and written pleadings, drafting and reviewing claim writs and memoranda, raising appeals and all related services.

Wahid has rights of audience at the Court of Cassation, the Administrative Court and the High Constitutional Court in the Republic of Egypt. He is also a member of the Egyptian Bar Association.

Mohammed Alsamahiji
Senior Associate
Email: malsamahiji@nezarraees.com

Spoken and written languages:
Arabic and English

Education:
LLB (Hons); LLM (Hons);

Year qualified:
Kingdom of Bahrain – 1999
Areas of practice

Commercial, civil and criminal litigation and dispute resolution.

Background

With extensive knowledge in commercial, civil and criminal cases having joined the firm from Hatim Zu’bi & Partners, Mohammed Alsamahiji has also previously gained invaluable experience in commercial disputes and asset recovery litigation. He has acted on behalf of a wide range of clients including banks and insurance companies, manufacturers and companies in the construction industry. Among many strengths, Mohammed is particularly adept at working closely with clients in order to ensure prompt and cost effective dispute resolution.

Mohammed is a member of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution team and has rights of audience at the Court of Cassation, the Administrative Court and the Constitutional Court.

Associates

Nihad Al Sarraj
Associate
Email: nalsarraj@nezarraees.com

Spoken and written languages:
Arabic and English

Education:
LLB (Hons);

Year qualified:
Kingdom of Bahrain – 2005
Areas of practice

Commercial, civil and criminal litigation and dispute resolution.

Background

Nihad joined Nezar Raees Associates in March 2011, where she advises on a variety of matters, including contractual disputes, agency disputes, court procedures, emergency measures and injunctive relief, risk management advice, debt recovery and personal injury.

Nihad is a member of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution team and has rights of audience at the Appeal Courts.

Fatima Janahi
Associate
Email: fjanahi@nezarraees.com

Spoken and written languages:
Arabic and English

Education:
BSc in Banking and Finance

Areas of practice:

Corporate and intellectual property.

Background:

Having joined the firm in 2009, Fatima is a member of the firm’s corporate team. Fatima advises clients on the incorporation of corporate vehicles and the related licensing and regulatory issues.

Fatima is a member of the firm’s corporate team.

Iman Mohsin
Associate
Email: imohsin@nezarraees.com

Spoken and written languages:
Arabic and English

Education:
LLB (Hons);

Year Qualified:
Currently a trainee lawyer

Areas of practice:

Corporate and general commercial law.

Background:

Iman graduated recently from the University of Leeds with a Bachelor in Law. She joined Nezar Raees Associates in December 2011. Iman is currently a trainee in the corporate department.

Paralegals

Zahra Nawar
Paralegal
Email: znawar@nezarraees.com

Spoken and written languages:
Arabic and English

 
Areas of practice:

General practice

Background:

Zahra joined Nezar Raees Associates in early 2008 and is a paralegal.