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Barghouthi & Company

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Managing Partners: Basel Barghouthi
Number of partners: 2
Number of lawyers: 11
Languages: Arabic, English

Firm Overview:
Barghouthi & Company was founded in 2002 in Amman, Jordan. A team of lawyers and legal professionals advise a range of local, regional and international clients on a variety of matters. The firm’s core areas of practice are administrative law, commercial law, corporate law, banking law, investment banking (M&A, IPOs and corporate finance), PPP’s, shipping law, foreign investments, construction law, ICT, media law, insurance, intellectual property and taxation. The firm has strong connections with reputable international law firms operating in Jordan, the Middle East and beyond and is consistently a first-choice for foreign law firms in need of leading local advice.

Barghouthi & Company favours a practical, pragmatic and hands-on approach to clients’ needs and the team does not shy away from advising on strategic business decisions. Clients value the firm’s honest and direct feedback and its ability to execute with efficiency. A consistently high success rate is a testament to the strength of the firm’s approach.

Barghouthi & Company prides itself on its cost-effective and well-equipped service offering and its bespoke approach to client needs. 

Practice Areas:
■ Corporate & Commercial
■ Regulatory
■ Environment
■ Banking
■ Labour
■ Intellectual Property Litigation
■ Transportation
■ Telecommunication & Postal
■ Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Corporate & Commercial Law:
Barghouthi & Company has extensive experience advising boards of directors and corporate executives on matters of corporate governance, complex commercial transactions and disclosure requirements. Barghouthi & Company proactively works with corporate clients to ensure regulatory compliance, enabling executives and directors to discharge their duties and manage their operations effectively. The corporate and commercial practice group has been repeatedly recognised as a market-leader and provides a broad range of corporate and business services to publically held corporations and private companies — locally, regionally, and internationally. The firm’s lawyers are also often called on to serve as general counsel for corporations, representing them in all aspects of their corporate activities and providing tailored advice to enable their day-to-day operations. The firm also offers a range of service across several sub-practice groups within the corporate and commercial vertical, including private-public participation projects, project finance matters, corporate taxation and finance issues as well as mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, real estate development and leasing, media and entertainment law, telecommunication, corporate compliance and governance, labour and employment law and securities and capital markets. Barghouthi & Company is also very active in domestic and cross-border corporate transactions — major mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as private equity and venture capital investments. The firm is extremely well-versed in drafting complex multi-party infrastructure, utilities and real estate development agreements and concessions.

Regulatory:
The firm stays up to date with this ever-changing practice area, ensuring that both their domestic and international clients are well-placed to navigate these developments. Clients have immediate access to a wide range of legal experience in this field ranging from tax to competition law issues.

Environmental Law:
Barghouthi & Company has advised on number of private sector participation projects, environmental impact assessments for industrial projects as well as Jordanian water and waste water management transactions.

Banking Law:
Barghouthi & Company advises domestic and international banks and financial institutions on all corporate and commercial aspects, with particular expertise on deals involving mergers and acquisitions between banks and specialised banking transactions as well as syndicated loans, structured finance and secured debt. The team includes former in-house counsel who have served at local and regional banks and lending institutions, enabling the firm to maintain a broad understanding of the needs of their financial services clients. The firm is accordingly able to provide services to these clients beyond the transactional and regulatory work that is typical of most banking and finance practices by tapping into their firmwide resources across departments in areas such as litigation, tax, intellectual property, and public policy.

Labour Law:
Drawing on the strength of their multi-disciplinary approach, Barghouthi & Company assists clients on all matters of human resources and legal affairs. Legal services include advising on labour law, civil service, industrial action and social security matters as well as drafting employment and training contracts, internal manuals and policies and handling employment related disputes and litigation.

Intellectual Property Litigation:
Barghouthi & Company advises a number of clients in the media and entertainment industry. Barghouthi & Company cover all major industry sectors, including advertising, digital media, film, television and music.

Transportation:
Barghouthi & Company has a strong track record of advising a wide range of clients on transactions related to the transportation sector.

Telecommunication Law and Postal Law:
Barghouthi & Company has been at the forefront of advising clients in the Jordanian ICT sector for the last two decades on matters related to policy, regulation and legislation.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
Barghouthi & Company is committed to helping clients identify and execute the most successful outcomes through filing or defending litigation and arbitration proceedings or alternative methods such as mediation. The firm has an impressive record in major cases before all trial and appellate courts as well as before arbitration tribunals. Litigation lawyers have handled major cases in virtually every industry. Barghouthi & Company represent local and international clients in complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes in a number of areas including civil claims, construction, governmental procurement, banking, insurance, real estate, shipping, agency and distribution, taxation, labour and intellectual property.

Firm Contacts:
■Basel Barghouthi
Email: [email protected]
■ Ramiz Barghouthi
Email: [email protected]
■Ashwaq Khraissat
Email: [email protected]
■Saeed Homsi
Email: [email protected]
■Diaa Shanteer
Email: [email protected]
■Yazan Majali
Email: [email protected]
■Rawan Hirbawi
Email: [email protected]
■Balqees El Ma’ani
Email: [email protected]
■Jumana Isiefan
Email: [email protected]
■Hatem Jarrar
Email: [email protected]
■Mohammad Mobaideen
Email: [email protected]