Obaid Omran Al Shamsi

Mr. Al Shamsi is the Managing Partner of MS Law, Al Madhani & Al Shamsi Advocates and Legal Consultants. He holds an LL.M. in International Legal Studies from American University, Washington, College of Law (1999) and obtained his degree in Shariah and Law from United Arab Emirates University, Faculty of Law (1997). He is a native Arabic speaker, with excellent English skills.

His practice focuses on: commercial and corporate law, Islamic finance, energy, and local & international litigation.  He is experienced in contract negotiations, legislative affairs and strategic involvement in corporate and project matters, and overall compliance with international and local laws and regulations.

He was the former Director of Corporate Compliance for a major new corporation that is dedicated to bringing commercial nuclear power to the UAE. He participated in the formation of the corporation and led the efforts to ensure compliance with the laws in effect in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. He has worked as an in-house Counsel and Board Secretary with various organizations in the UAE. He also worked as Counsel for 2 years with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman.