Sanaa A. Obeidat

Of Counsel

Sanaa started her legal career at the legal department of the Arab Bank in Amman and spent seven years in Ramallah within the territories of the Palestinian National Authority working as a corporate lawyer, in addition to being engaged on a contractual basis to perform research on Palestinian administrative, constitutional and arbitration law issues before returning to Jordan in 2006 and rejoining Obeidat Law. She advises several of the firm’s ongoing clients operating in a wide range of areas, including banking and finance, education, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage manufacturing and distribution and construction contracting. In addition, she has developed a wealth of experience in general commercial practice, mainly focusing on contracts, employment-related issues, franchise and distributorship agreements, competition and intellectual property matters.

In addition, Sanaa has served in the past as a member of a team retained as counsel to the Government of Jordan and the World Bank for drafting a leasing and secured financing law, provided assistantship in the production of the Jordan chapter in two editions of the Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies published by Kluwer Law International and the Center of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law at SOAS, University of London. She has also contributed to The Palestine Yearbook of International Law (published by Kluwer Law International), Herbert Smith’s Guide to Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Middle East Fraud Bribery & Corruption Guide as well as Chambers Employment Global Practice Guide and Chambers Life Sciences Guide. 


  • McGill University; LL.M. (1994)
  • University of Jordan; LL.B. (1992)


Arabic and English