Tamara Khutat

Senior Associate

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Zena Gharaibeh

Senior Associate

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Mohammad Al-Tal

Associate

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Ali Tayeh

Associate

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Rima Madadha

Associate

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Salameh Al Jbour

Associate

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Yazan Syouf

Associate

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Lana Maani

Pending Admission

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Mo’tasem Al Ghazo

Pending Admission

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Basel Zahidah

Pending Admission

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Noor Ibbini

Pending Admission

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Alaa Urabi

Pending Admission

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Farah Al Khayyat

Pending Admission

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Tamara Khutat

Senior Associate
tamara@obeidatlaw.com

Tamara is a senior associate with extensive experience in a range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and project finance.

Tamara's practice has focused on advising corporations on private mergers and acquisitions, including the negotiation of share purchase agreements and advising on regulatory and compliance issues.

She has also represented numerous corporations and financial institutions on the development and financing of energy projects, including advising on financing and project documents. She led the firm’s team advising an international financial institution and other senior lenders on the financing of numerous photovoltaic solar power projects in Jordan.

Tamara also has extensive experience in general corporate work, including advising clients on issues relating to construction contracts, hotel management agreements and IP-licensing-related agreements.

Education:

  • King's College London (LL.M., 1999)
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.B., 1998)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Zena Gharaibeh

Senior Associate
zena@obeidatlaw.com

Zena is a senior associate specialized in corporate and banking matters with substantial expertise in transactional work, particularly project finance. She has been -and continues to be- involved in a number of acquisition and finance transactions in different areas, with special emphasis on the renewable energy sector and the services sector.

Zena has had a main role in advising multinational financial institutions on a suite of financings extended to renewable energy projects.

She has also advised a number of project companies developing renewable energy projects in Jordan, represented them throughout the financing process, and advised on local law aspects relating to corporate and commercial matters. Zena has also participated in several acquisition transactions throughout her career.

Education:

  • Queen Mary University of London; LL.M. (2011)
  • University of Jordan; LL.B. (2010)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Mohammad Al-Tal

Associate
mohammad@obeidatlaw.com

Mohammad is an experienced litigator in a variety of different practice areas, including civil and commercial litigation, banking, labor and insurance disputes. He is skilled at arguing a client's case and appearing before legislative and regulatory bodies or government agencies to ensure the most favorable outcome for the client.

Mohammad began his practice in 2012 with another Jordanian law firm. Prior to doing so, he completed a full-time training course in legal studies at the Bournemouth Business School International in the UK, participated in different research projects with the Jordanian Bar Association and volunteered as a trainee teacher in the UK.

Admissions:

Jordanian Bar Association (2014)

Education:

Yarmouk University; LL.B. (2012)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Ali Tayeh

Associate
ali@obeidatlaw.com

Ali is an associate at Obeidat Law, with experience in a wide range of matters including issues arising under or relating to labor law, corporate law, and telecom law.  He is skilled in drafting, negotiating, and reviewing various types of agreements including employment agreements, commercial agreements, sale and purchase agreements, construction and real estate agreements.

Ali also reviews and analyzes bids and proposals to ensure that the terms of engagement are compatible with the current laws and regulations and are in the best interest of the client.  Moreover, Ali carries out legal due diligence exercises and provides general advice to clients in connection with issues that may arise under Jordanian law.

Admissions:

Jordanian Bar Association (2016)

Education:

University of Jordan; LL.B. (2014)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Rima Madadha

Associate
rima@obeidatlaw.com

Rima advises companies on general corporate and commercial matters and assists both local and foreign companies in expanding their businesses in Jordan. She is experienced in corporate structuring and restructuring and ensures client compliance with relevant laws and regulations.  Rima also advises clients on matters related to employment and labor law.

Admissions:

  • Jordanian Bar Association (2017)

Education:

  • University of Jordan; LL.B. (2015)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Salameh Al Jbour

Associate
salameh@obeidatlaw.com

Salameh is a skilled litigator who represents corporations and businesses in all sorts of disputes, including civil, commercial and customs disputes. He has extensive experience in drafting agreements and contracts and advising clients on a wide variety of issues, especially those arising under the Jordanian Labor Laws and companies’ law.

Salameh is also well-versed in dealing with all government entities and regulatory bodies, including representing clients in front of, among others, the Ministry of Labor, the Department of Lands and Surveys, the Investment Commission and the Free Zones Authority.

Admissions:

Jordanian Bar Association (2019)

Education:

University of Jordan; LLB (2017)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Yazan Syouf

Associate
yazansy@obeidatlaw.com

Yazan joined the firm as an associate in 2019. He is a versatile attorney when it comes to fields of practice and has worked on a wide range of legal matters, with a focus on corporate law.

He assists both local and international clients with their corporate and commercial affairs across different industries and sectors in Jordan. His responsibilities include drafting and reviewing a variety of contracts, setting up and registering private shareholding and limited-liability companies in Jordan, assisting the firm in carrying out legal due diligence for clients and providing legal advice.

Admissions:

Jordanian Bar Association (2017)

Education:

University of Jordan; LL.B. in Law (2014)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Lana Maani

Pending Admission
lana@obeidatlaw.com

In her practice, Lana represents multinational financial institutions and borrowers on the development and financing of a wide range of renewable energy projects in Jordan and advises on local law aspects relating to the project and finance agreements. She also advises companies in negotiating and reviewing different agreements such as shareholder agreements and share purchase agreements on a variety of merger and acquisition transactions.

Lana's experience extends to engaging in due diligence exercises as well as drafting, reviewing and advising on other types of contracts and agreements, including licensing and sponsorship agreements, non-disclosure agreements and franchise agreements.

Prior to joining our team, Lana interned with the IRS at its Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (Passthroughs & Special Industries) in Washington DC. She also gained public interest experience interning with Lawyers Without Borders in Washington DC as well as immigration experience working with Laura Devine Solicitors in their London offices.

Lana is a member of the New York State Bar Association and is a graduate of the Notre Dame Law School.

Admission:

New York State Bar Association (2019)

Education:

Portland State University: B.A. in Finance - cum laude (2015); University of Notre Dame Law School: Juris Doctor (2018)

Publication:

Maani, Lana (2018) "Refugees in the European Union: The Harsh Reality of the Dublin Regulation," Notre Dame Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 8: Iss. 2, Article 7.

Languages:

Arabic and English

Mo’tasem Al Ghazo

Pending Admission
motasem@obeidatlaw.com

Mo'tasem focuses on litigation and corporate matters. His work includes reviewing and organizing client case files, conducting factual and legal research, preparing documents for legal transactions, drafting statements of claims, lists of evidence and pleadings.

He also interviews clients and witnesses, attends court sessions and trials, responds to clients' queries and provides them with legal opinions. Mo'tasem is also involved in preparing case files and assisting attorneys in writing pleadings to defend clients in court.

Mo'tasem also drafts and reviews various agreements, including lease agreements and sale and purchase agreements.

Education:

  • The Hashemite University: B.E. in Industrial Engineering (2016)
  • The University of Jordan: LL.B. in Law (2020)
  • Brigham Young University: LL.M. in Comparative Law (2021)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Basel Zahidah

Pending Admission
basel@obeidatlaw.com

Basel's practice focuses on a variety of matters relating to arbitration, commercial and corporate law.

He works with different corporate entities and provides advice in connection with any issues that may arise or that the entities may face under Jordanian law.

Education:

  • City, University of London; Bachelor of Laws with Honors – LL.B. Law with Commercial Law (2020)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Noor Ibbini

Pending Admission
nour@obeidatlaw.com

Noor's practice focuses on advising in the area of corporate commercial law. She provides advice in connection with steps required to incorporate companies, including drafting the necessary documents and letters to be presented to the relevant ministry for its approval.

Noor is also experienced in procedures required by government entities in relation to the liquidation of the companies, and she advises clients on a wide range of employment matters in connection with the Jordanian Labor Law.

Education:

University of Jordan, B.A. in Law (2020)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Alaa Urabi

Pending Admission
alaa@obeidatlaw.com

Alaa focuses on general corporate law matters. In her practice, she drafts documents required in connection with matters that are submitted to the Jordanian Ministry of Industry & Trade.

Alaa also obtains permits and approvals (in addition to carrying out all procedures related thereto) from the relevant ministries and government departments and advises on employment matters in accordance with the provisions of the Jordanian Labor Law.

Education:

University of Petra, B.A. in Law (2019)

Languages:

Arabic and English

Farah Al Khayyat

Pending Admission
farah@obeidatlaw.com

Farah’s practice focuses on general corporate and commercial law matters.  Farah interacts daily with different colleagues at the firm and provides assistance on a wide variety of general and commercial law matters including without limitation preparing memoranda and generally assisting with incremental duties and functions such as legal research and document review.

Education:

University of Surrey, Bachelor of Laws with Honors – LL.B. Law (2019)

Languages:

Arabic and English