Elham Ali Hassan
Principal & Partner, Head of Litigation
e.hassan@elhamlaw.com

Elham Ali Hassan has been practicing law in Bahrain for over 20 years and is acknowledged as one of the leading litigators at the forefront of legal developments – she genuinely wants to help solve problems, knows how to deliver the highest quality service and professional representation, and is accustomed to handling high public profile matters, negotiations, and settlements. Elham advises and acts on behalf of multi-national organizations, institutions, agencies, and international law firms. Over the course of her career Elham has devoted substantial attention to solving problems involving shareholder, partnership and employment matters, contractual formation and interpretation, restraints of trade, insurance, intellectual property, land ownership controversies, franchises, financial transactions disputes, and the seizure of assets under maritime law. Elham has civil litigation experience at the pre-litigation, first instance, and appellate levels and criminal litigation experience. She has been admitted to both the Court of Cassation and Constitutional Court and is a member of the International Bar Association, International Trade Mark Association, National Committee of International Chamber of Commerce, and the Center of Commercial Arbitration for the GCC Countries.

Areas of Practice
Civil/Commercial Litigation, Arbitration, Contracts, Employment Law, Insolvency Law, Property Law, Constitutional Law, Family Affairs/Human Rights.

Education
LLB, Arab University of Beirut

Languages
English, Arabic, Farsi, and French
 
Essa Jawahery
Managing Partner
e.jawahery@elhamlaw.com

Essa Jawahery joined EAH Law in the year 2005; he is frequently named on the Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal list for Bahrain, both for his corporate and banking work. Chambers and Partners 2013 label him as ‘a rising star and excellent local lawyer’ in the corporate and finance fields.

Essa quickly gains the confidence of executive management in client companies by focusing on understanding and achieving business goals while helping minimize inherent legal risks. Essa has assisted local and foreign business organizations of all sizes, and in all stages of growth, with their legal and business needs in Bahrain and overseas. His clients include Public companies as well as middle-market and start-up companies.These clients have been in a very broad range of industry sectors as diverse as transportation, insurance, brokerage, technology, manufacturing, real estate, banking, finance, telecoms, energy, service, accounting, construction, shipping, engineering and retail. Clients quickly learn and appreciate that Essa is adept at gathering and assimilating information, analyzing complicated situations, identifying risks, and helping develop and implement an action plan to achieve a favorable result.

Essa is a member of the University of Oxford’s Law Society and Anglia Law School’s Law Society.

Areas of Practice
Acquisitions, Business & Commercial Law, Corporate Finance, Contracts, Employment Law, International Law, Companies Law, Central Bank of Bahrain and Bahrain Stock Exchange regulations, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications.

Education
Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, Oxford, United Kingdom, Honors: Post Graduate in Legal Practice (Core: Acquisitions, Debt Finance, Equity Finance); and Anglia Law School, Essex, United Kingdom, Honors: LLB

Languages
English and Arabic
 
Sara Jawahery
Partner, Head of Corporate
s.jawahery@elhamlaw.com

Regularly hailed by Legal 500 in its Corporate and M&A review for Bahrain, Sara heads the 'dynamic' corporate team which is a popular choice for many international firms.

Over the past 9 years Sara has been providing corporate legal advice to a multi-national client base ranging from major international banks and investment firms to telecommunications operators and engineering firms.

Sara is also frequently involved in acting as local counsel to consortiums which are bidding for government tenders and is renowned for her thoroughness and attention to detail.

Her work experience in the Legal Affairs Unit at the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority during its early inception between 2004-2006 makes her the ideal choice for advising telecommunications and internet service providers in the industry.

Areas of Practice
Corporate Finance, Civil and Commercial Law, Banking/Investment Law, Telecommunications, Employment, Engineering Law.

Education
London Metropolitan University, London, United Kingdom, Honors: LLB

Languages
English and Arabic

 
 
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