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Dr. Hammouri is the firm’s Managing Partner for the past 15 years.

Dr. Hammouri has received a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan and a Master of Laws (LL.M) Degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Dr. Hammouri has received a Doctorate in Philosophy in the Faculty of Law (Ph.D.) from the University of Bristol, England, UK.

In the academia, Dr. Hammouri holds the post of Associate Professor of Commercial Law in the University of Jordan and has written numerous scientific articles on Commercial Law matters, that have been published in the most accredited legal journals.

In the political life of Jordan, His Excellency Dr. Tariq Hammouri served as the Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply at the Jordanian Government during the period June 2018 – October 2020.

Furthermore, Dr. Hammouri has served as an advisor to the Government of Jordan in various positions and he is member of various professional associations and bodies and the Chair Professor of Copyright Law in the UNESCO Chair in Jordan. Also, Dr. Hammouri served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of many institutions, including the Jordan Civil Service Consumer Corporation, Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization, and the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (‘JEDCO’).

Dr. Hammouri is an officially appointed member of the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Panel of Arbitrators upon designation by the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the period 2020 to 2026.  

LL.B (Bachelor’s Degree in Law), University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (1993-1997)

LL.M (Master of Laws Degree – Commercial Law), University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain (1998-1999)

Ph.D. (Doctorate in Philosophy in the Faculty of Law – Commercial Law), University of Bristol, England, UK (2002)

Areas of practice

General M&A and Corporate Finance

Company Law

Telecommunications

Selected Cross-border experience

Foreign Investment

Negotiations

Admission

Jordan Bar Association (2003)

Experience

  • Advising clients on construction, designs and engineering and architecture-related contracts and issues;
  • Providing legislation drafting for commercial, environmental, administrative, and financial laws and regulations that relate to government institutions together with legal reform of various Jordanian laws.
  • Litigator representing local, national, and international clients in a wide range of litigation and business negotiations.
  • Advised on a 200 million USD loan representing a major bank in Jordan.
  • Advised on an Insurance claim negotiation for a disputed 10 million USD claim.
  • Represented a client in a 50 million USD mining claim.
  • Arbitrator in various complex commercial arbitration cases, including maritime commercial cases.

Arabic (native speaker)

English (native speaker level)

Memberships & Positions

ICSID Panel of Arbitrators (official delegation for the period 2020-2026)

Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply / the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (2018-2020)

Jordan Bar Association (since 2003)

International Bar Association 

The Academic Committee of the Jordanian Lawyers’ Bar Association (member)

The Licensing Experts Society for the Arab Countries 

The Supervisory Committee and Representative of the Faculty of Law, University of Jordan

The Negotiation Delegation for the Promotion and Protection of Investments between The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Canada

The Jordanian University “Housing Fund”

The Arab Intellectual Property Society

The LL.M. Intellectual Property Program at the Faculty of Law – University of Jordan

Chairman | The First Disciplinary Council for University of Jordan’s Employees

ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Hammouri has published the following papers as Associate Professor at Faculty of Law, University of Jordan:

  • “The Liability of a Company’s Representative in the Board of Another Company; The Case of Jordanian”

European Journal of Social Sciences, EURO JOURNALS (Accepted and published on: Volume 19, Number 3, 2011, pp. 356-370 – Author: Dr. Tariq Hammouri)

  • “Trade Marks: A Study in to the Origins and Criterion of Protection”

The Jordanian Journal for Law and Political Science, Mutah University – Jordan (Accepted and published: Volume 2, Number 2, April 2010, pp. 145 – 170 – Author: Dr. Tariq Hammouri)

  • “Constitutional Rights, Islam and Shareholding Companies, The Case of the Arab World: A Comparative Study”

European Journal of Social Sciences – Euro Journals (Accepted and published: Volume 17, Number 2, 2010, pp. 154 – 171- Authors: Dr. Tariq Hammouri and Mohammad Hammouri)

  • “Arbitration and Mediation in the Southern Mediterranean Countries: Jordan”

Kluwer Law International, Wolters Kluwer – Netherlands (Accepted and published: Volume 2, Number 1, January 2007, pp. 69 – 88 – Authors: Dr. Tariq Hammouri, Dima A. Khleifat, and Qais A. Mahafzah)

OVERVIEW

Dr. Hammouri is the firm’s Managing Partner for the past 15 years.

Dr. Hammouri has received a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan and a Master of Laws (LL.M) Degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Dr. Hammouri has received a Doctorate in Philosophy in the Faculty of Law (Ph.D.) from the University of Bristol, England, UK.

In the academia, Dr. Hammouri holds the post of Associate Professor of Commercial Law in the University of Jordan and has written numerous scientific articles on Commercial Law matters, that have been published in the most accredited legal journals.

In the political life of Jordan, His Excellency Dr. Tariq Hammouri served as the Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply at the Jordanian Government during the period June 2018 – October 2020.

Furthermore, Dr. Hammouri has served as an advisor to the Government of Jordan in various positions and he is member of various professional associations and bodies and the Chair Professor of Copyright Law in the UNESCO Chair in Jordan. Also, Dr. Hammouri served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of many institutions, including the Jordan Civil Service Consumer Corporation, Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization, and the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (‘JEDCO’).

Dr. Hammouri is an officially appointed member of the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Panel of Arbitrators upon designation by the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the period 2020 to 2026.  

EDUCATION

LL.B (Bachelor’s Degree in Law), University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (1993-1997)

LL.M (Master of Laws Degree – Commercial Law), University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain (1998-1999)

Ph.D. (Doctorate in Philosophy in the Faculty of Law – Commercial Law), University of Bristol, England, UK (2002)

PRACTICE

Areas of practice

General M&A and Corporate Finance

Company Law

Telecommunications

Selected Cross-border experience

Foreign Investment

Negotiations

Admission

Jordan Bar Association (2003)

Experience

  • Advising clients on construction, designs and engineering and architecture-related contracts and issues;
  • Providing legislation drafting for commercial, environmental, administrative, and financial laws and regulations that relate to government institutions together with legal reform of various Jordanian laws.
  • Litigator representing local, national, and international clients in a wide range of litigation and business negotiations.
  • Advised on a 200 million USD loan representing a major bank in Jordan.
  • Advised on an Insurance claim negotiation for a disputed 10 million USD claim.
  • Represented a client in a 50 million USD mining claim.
  • Arbitrator in various complex commercial arbitration cases, including maritime commercial cases.
LANGUAGES

Arabic (native speaker)

English (native speaker level)

MEMBERSHIPS/POSITIONS

Memberships & Positions

ICSID Panel of Arbitrators (official delegation for the period 2020-2026)

Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply / the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (2018-2020)

Jordan Bar Association (since 2003)

International Bar Association 

The Academic Committee of the Jordanian Lawyers’ Bar Association (member)

The Licensing Experts Society for the Arab Countries 

The Supervisory Committee and Representative of the Faculty of Law, University of Jordan

The Negotiation Delegation for the Promotion and Protection of Investments between The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Canada

The Jordanian University “Housing Fund”

The Arab Intellectual Property Society

The LL.M. Intellectual Property Program at the Faculty of Law – University of Jordan

Chairman | The First Disciplinary Council for University of Jordan’s Employees

PUBLICATIONS

ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Hammouri has published the following papers as Associate Professor at Faculty of Law, University of Jordan:

  • “The Liability of a Company’s Representative in the Board of Another Company; The Case of Jordanian”

European Journal of Social Sciences, EURO JOURNALS (Accepted and published on: Volume 19, Number 3, 2011, pp. 356-370 – Author: Dr. Tariq Hammouri)

  • “Trade Marks: A Study in to the Origins and Criterion of Protection”

The Jordanian Journal for Law and Political Science, Mutah University – Jordan (Accepted and published: Volume 2, Number 2, April 2010, pp. 145 – 170 – Author: Dr. Tariq Hammouri)

  • “Constitutional Rights, Islam and Shareholding Companies, The Case of the Arab World: A Comparative Study”

European Journal of Social Sciences – Euro Journals (Accepted and published: Volume 17, Number 2, 2010, pp. 154 – 171- Authors: Dr. Tariq Hammouri and Mohammad Hammouri)

  • “Arbitration and Mediation in the Southern Mediterranean Countries: Jordan”

Kluwer Law International, Wolters Kluwer – Netherlands (Accepted and published: Volume 2, Number 1, January 2007, pp. 69 – 88 – Authors: Dr. Tariq Hammouri, Dima A. Khleifat, and Qais A. Mahafzah)