Obaid Omran Al Shamsi

The Managing Partner of the firm, Mr. Al Shamsi holds a LL.M. in International Legal Studies from American University, Washington, College of Law (1999) and a degree in Shariah and Law from United Arab Emirates University, Faculty of Law (1997). 

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.

Apart from working as the Director of Corporate Compliance for a major new corporation that is dedicated to bringing commercial nuclear power to the UAE, participating in the formation of the corporation and leading the efforts to ensure compliance with the laws in effect in Abu Dhabi and the UAE, he has also worked as an in-house Counsel and Board Secretary with various organizations like Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in the UAE and abroad.