OMAR SAWADHA

Attorney Sawadha is a Senior Associate and the Head of the Firm’s Litigation Department overseeing the General Litigation, Banking and Finance and Insurance Desks. He focuses on Arbitration and all aspects of Litigation.

He completed his Jordan Bar training with Hammouri & Partners and has been with the firm for over 10 years.

Attorney Sawadha routinely represents domestic clients in all types of courts throughout Jordan in connection with commercial or civil disputes as well international clients for the enforcement under Jordanian law of foreign judgements and arbitral awards.

Attorney Sawadha is an experienced and highly specialized Litigator. He has a high record of successful handling and he is adept in industry specific litigation. Employment litigation, Insurance litigation, Construction litigation and Banking litigation and others are areas which Attorney Sawadha routinely handles on behalf of clients.

Attorney Sawadha accounts 11 years of substantial litigation experience. He joined Hammouri and Partners as a Trainee Attorney in 2009.

LL.B (Bachelor’s Degree in Law), Al Albayt University, Amman, Jordan (2004)

Other courses

Managing Workplace & Labour Conflicts (Jordan Chamber of Industry and Jordan Better Workplace Association—BW with Adam Smith International, ACAS and the British Embassy  Amman – 2016)

Areas of practice

Civil Litigation (Insurance Claims, Employment Litigation)

Arbitration & Enforcement of Foreign Judgements

FIDIC disputes

Commercial Litigation

(Contract Law Litigation, Company Law Litigation, Claims Litigation and Arbitration,  Dispute Resolution, Employment Litigation, Agency Litigation, Judgment Enforcement, General Claims Litigation, Construction Agreements)

Admission

Jordan Bar Association 

Experience

Handles as Head of team all Insurance Litigation claims on behalf of the top insurance groups in Jordan, such as The Islamic Insurance company, Arab Orient Insurance (‘GIG’), Al Safwa Insurance company, Delta Insurance and others.

Advises on all litigation matters a major client in the industry of Construction and Engineering in Jordan.

Handles a client portfolio advising on litigation mandates, that includes clients such as Bank Societe Generale – Jordan, Arab Orient Insurance (GIG), Marwan A. Al Kurdi & Partners Co. Ltd, ‘Al Tacchsis’, Promedz and others.

Arabic (Native speaker)

English (elementary working proficiency)

Legal500 2020 – Recommended lawyer for Dispute Resolution in Jordan (Tier 2)

Global Law Experts – Recommended attorney for Litigation – Jordan 2019

Global Law Expert – Recommended attorney for Litigation – Jordan 2020

  • Co-lead author of the Lexology chapter for Jordan titled: ‘Getting the Deal Through – Enforcement of Foreign Judgements 2020’ (First published: October 2019).

   For further information please visit www.gettingthedealthrough.com

and

https://www.lexology.com/gtdt/tool/workareas/report/b865bb11-af45-46bf-be7a-8c85d9067903

  • Main contributor to Chambers Global Trade Secrets 2020 (published in the Chambers Trade Secrets 2020 Global Practice Guide).
  • https://practiceguides.chambers.com/practice-guides/trade-secrets-2020/jordan

E-mail: omar.s@hammourilaw.com

Telephone: + 962-6-5691112, + 962-6-5699590

OVERVIEW

Attorney Sawadha is a Senior Associate and the Head of the Firm’s Litigation Department overseeing the General Litigation, Banking and Finance and Insurance Desks. He focuses on Arbitration and all aspects of Litigation.

He completed his Jordan Bar training with Hammouri & Partners and has been with the firm for over 10 years.

Attorney Sawadha routinely represents domestic clients in all types of courts throughout Jordan in connection with commercial or civil disputes as well international clients for the enforcement under Jordanian law of foreign judgements and arbitral awards.

Attorney Sawadha is an experienced and highly specialized Litigator. He has a high record of successful handling and he is adept in industry specific litigation. Employment litigation, Insurance litigation, Construction litigation and Banking litigation and others are areas which Attorney Sawadha routinely handles on behalf of clients.

Attorney Sawadha accounts 11 years of substantial litigation experience. He joined Hammouri and Partners as a Trainee Attorney in 2009.

EDUCATION

LL.B (Bachelor’s Degree in Law), Al Albayt University, Amman, Jordan (2004)

Other courses

Managing Workplace & Labour Conflicts (Jordan Chamber of Industry and Jordan Better Workplace Association—BW with Adam Smith International, ACAS and the British Embassy  Amman – 2016)

PRACTICE

Areas of practice

Civil Litigation (Insurance Claims, Employment Litigation)

Arbitration & Enforcement of Foreign Judgements

FIDIC disputes

Commercial Litigation

(Contract Law Litigation, Company Law Litigation, Claims Litigation and Arbitration,  Dispute Resolution, Employment Litigation, Agency Litigation, Judgment Enforcement, General Claims Litigation, Construction Agreements)

Admission

Jordan Bar Association 

Experience

Handles as Head of team all Insurance Litigation claims on behalf of the top insurance groups in Jordan, such as The Islamic Insurance company, Arab Orient Insurance (‘GIG’), Al Safwa Insurance company, Delta Insurance and others.

Advises on all litigation matters a major client in the industry of Construction and Engineering in Jordan.

Handles a client portfolio advising on litigation mandates, that includes clients such as Bank Societe Generale – Jordan, Arab Orient Insurance (GIG), Marwan A. Al Kurdi & Partners Co. Ltd, ‘Al Tacchsis’, Promedz and others.

LANGUAGES

Arabic (Native speaker)

English (elementary working proficiency)

AWARDS

Legal500 2020 – Recommended lawyer for Dispute Resolution in Jordan (Tier 2)

Global Law Experts – Recommended attorney for Litigation – Jordan 2019

Global Law Expert – Recommended attorney for Litigation – Jordan 2020

PUBLICATIONS
  • Co-lead author of the Lexology chapter for Jordan titled: ‘Getting the Deal Through – Enforcement of Foreign Judgements 2020’ (First published: October 2019).

   For further information please visit www.gettingthedealthrough.com

and

https://www.lexology.com/gtdt/tool/workareas/report/b865bb11-af45-46bf-be7a-8c85d9067903

  • Main contributor to Chambers Global Trade Secrets 2020 (published in the Chambers Trade Secrets 2020 Global Practice Guide).
  • https://practiceguides.chambers.com/practice-guides/trade-secrets-2020/jordan
CONTACT

E-mail: omar.s@hammourilaw.com

Telephone: + 962-6-5691112, + 962-6-5699590