Trowers & Hamlins LLP
Floor P1, Tower C1
Al Bateen Towers
PO Box 45628
United Arab Emirates
Trowers & Hamlins established formal association agreement with Sultans Law in Syria in 2008. Sultans Law, established in 1998, focuses on commercial law and is headed by Samer Sultan. Samer studied law in the UK and has 14 years of experience in corporate and commercial work. He is Vice Chair of the Arab Regional Forum of the International Bar Association. As part of the development of his firm’s commercial practice Samer has been seconded to a number of international law firms.
Sultans Law is one of the leading legal advisers to multinationals investing or operating within Syria. Clients have included Nokia Siemens, Cargill (one of the world’s largest food and agricultural products companies), Ssangyong Corporations (one of South Korea’s largest trading companies), Picanol (the Belgian-based worldwide supplier of textile solutions) and Italferr (a leading Italian railway engineering company). Sultans Law also advised on Syria’s first major project finance deal (National Sugar Company).
Trowers & Hamlins LLP and Sultans Law are currently advising the Syrian government in relation to housing projects and the use of Public Private Partnerships in the utilities sector.