Samer Abdo

Samer Abdo
Samer is a national of Jordan and has a solid track record in the area of Litigation as well as Banking & Finance. Prior to bringing his practice to Nasser Malalla Advocates & Legal Consultants, Samer worked as first legal counsel at Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC which was followed by his entry into private practice at another leading UAE law firm
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Professional Experience

Samer is a Jordanian national and has extensive experience in the area of Litigation and also Banking & Finance. Prior to his joining Nasser Malalla Advocates, Samer was a litigation Partner at another leading UAE law firm, and before this, he worked as senior in-house legal counsel at Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC. Samer has a superb understanding of legal matters from both in-house and external counsel perspective through his role in managing and leading the implementation of various legal projects at Dubai Islamic Bank. Prior to his role at Dubai Islamic Bank, Samer also led the Legal Department of Dubai Bank PJSC as Manager Legal Department. Before moving to private practice as a litigator, Samer also worked in prominent government departments as well as one of the leading telecom operators in Jordan.

Samer’s experience & skills from working in government sectors and the private sector through large international organisations bring a breadth of diverse legal experience. Samer is regularly advising a number of publicly listed clients on various matters from litigation perspective on civil, commercial, labour, corporate, property and related transactions.

Recent work includes:

  • Advising a well-known GCC company on a major cross border litigation matter; and
  • Advising a well-known GCC company on various merger and acquisition matters & bank facilities restructuring.