Dajani & Associates Attorneys and Legal Consultants
Global Guide 2024
Managing Partner: Rajaie Kamal Dajani
Deputy Managing Partner: Bashar Ammouri
Number of partners: 5
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Languages: Arabic, English, French
Since 1963, Dajani & Associates – Attorneys and Legal Consultants ("D&A") has established itself as a consistent law firm in its standard of delivering first-class legal services by providing accurate, precise and efficient legal services to meet its diversified clients' distinctive needs promptly. We believe that a wide range of viewpoints and experiences is essential to our mission as a law firm to develop better ideas, respond to the needs of our clients and ensure that our people can work at their maximum potential; therefore. Therefore, we have been combining academic adequacy and professional experiences in our team with a blend of a young presence to add fresh and innovative ideas.
As a leading law firm, D&A constantly challenges its members to push the envelope outward with new ideas to better serve its clients' needs by improving the delivery of legal services regionally and internationally.
Main Areas of Practice:
D&A is a full-service law firm offering legal services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes local and multinational corporations, banks, financial institutions, governmental bodies, and local and foreign investors. Therefore, we form teams across different practice groups to combine attorneys' strengths with the requisite skills to offer bespoke legal advice. Our legal practice involves services in:
D&A represents clients across a wide range of industries before all Jordanian Courts at all levels in all geographical areas within the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. At the same time, having in-house specialists to cover all aspects of law. We have handled countless litigated matters from inception through trial and are committed to providing top-tier legal services.
Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution:
D&A conduct Arbitrations and Alternative Dispute Resolution per the Jordanian Arbitration law and according to the rules and procedures in many of the major arbitral institutions, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); and Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).
Banking & Finance:
D&A is recognized as a heavyweight law firm in the banking and finance sector in Jordan and has a unit formed of specialized banking and finance attorneys who handle dispute resolution for our clients of banks and other financial institutions. We offer comprehensive legal services to financial institutions and banks. Additionally, we advise the banks in many of their market practices, including mergers and acquisitions, domestic and cross-border financing structures, debt restructuring and re-organization.
We are the leading law firm in Jordan's insurance industry, with the largest Insurance companies' portfolio. Our lengthy expertise in this industry enables us to assist insurance companies in a full range of legal areas, such as dispute resolution, contracts management, legal advice, counsel and guidance, development of complex insurance products, compliance issues, financial services regulation and enforcement, reinsurance and alternative risk transfer.
We advise our clients on how to handle employment matters; our role here mainly focuses on two significant stones; the first is labour disputes, and the other is Employment management which is performed by advising Our clients on how to handle and manage the relationship with the employees to reduce employment risks in a manner that complies with the forcible laws and internal bylaws. Our legal services in this area include advice concerning pension plans, retirement and benefits, sanctions and termination, which may involve us in the company's internal investigations to ensure the legality of any course of action.
Our competition law Attorneys have vast experience in all aspects of competition law matters. They mainly focus on corporate antitrust issues, including economic concentration, business restructuring and development of a market strategy to comply with local competition regulations, including comprehensive legal analysis of client's activities to ensure full compliance with the applicable competition law.
Intellectual Property & Information Technology:
D&A offers a full range of legal services for acquiring, protecting and using intellectual Property to meet our client's needs. Our services cover the filling, registration and renewal of trade names, trademarks, patents and copyrights ("IP") before the competent authorities in Jordan, along with conducting research on published and registered IPs. Additionally, we furnish our legal services to challenge the validity of IP rights in all aspects before the competent authorities and courts, as well as advising clients on commercial contracts relating to the exploitation of IP rights, including strategic licensing, joint venture Distribution, agency, supply, sponsorship and other commercial agreements.
Commercial & Corporate:
D&A 's corporate law department is well recognized for the depth of its knowledge and the accuracy of its advice and for its extensive legal experience in a broad spectrum of corporate law services. D&A provide best value legal advice and solutions to its domestic and foreign corporate clients on a wide and comprehensive range of commercial law matters and corporate transactions from the company's seed stage to exit transactions, including but not limited to negotiating and drafting commercial agreements. Besides, D&A 's corporate law department assists foreign clients with their market entry strategies through acquisitions or direct business establishment.
D&A has shaped several alliances with law firms and attorneys in significant centres worldwide to meet our current foreign clients' demands and expand our services to a broader number of foreign clients.
- Acquisition of HSBC's Business in Jordan for the account of Arab Jordan Investment Bank
- Acquisition of NBK's Business in Jordan for the account of Arab Jordan Investment Bank
- Acquisition of Sumitomo Corporation for the account of Bindar Trading & Investment Co
- Acquisition of Modern Arab Distribution's FMCGB sector
- Represented the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in an arbitration case before ICSID in a dispute related to the Acquisition of Shares.
- Represented Jordan Electricity Power Company in its negotiation and agreement with Electricity & Natural Resources Commission to acquire a distribution license for 15 years
- The International Public Offering for Jordan Telecom Shares
- Restructuring and privatization of the Postal Sector in Jordan
- Real Estate Holding Companies Privatisation Project
- Jordan Aircraft Maintenance Company Limited and Jordan Air Motive Limited Company Privatisation Project
- The Part-Privatization of the Government of Jordan shares in the Arab Potash Company
- Financing of the Aqaba Railway Privatization Project
- Establishment of the first solar PV in Jordan to generate electricity under the "Wheeling" concept through the NEPCO and JEPCO to seven factories
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