Raghad is admitted to practice as a certified Part I & Part II legal practitioner in the Dubai International Financial Centre Court and is registered with the Dubai Legal Affairs Department, and the Jordan Bar Association. She holds an LLM in International Commercial Law from the University of Salford, Manchester after obtaining a law degree from the Mu’tah University in Jordan.
Raghad has over 15 years’ post qualification experience with a number of private practice and in-house positions, including the Chief of Legal with Eastern Investment Group Holding (a British investment banking firm, based in Amman), the Head of Legal and Compliance with Global Investment House (a regional asset management & investment banking firm headquartered in Kuwait with offices in major capital markets in the MENA region), and the Head of Legal and Executive Director at GIG Arab Orient Insurance Company in Jordan.
In the United Arab Emirates, Raghad has worked with regional firms for the past eight years, where she has honed her specialties in the Insurance and Reinsurance, and Corporate and Commercial markets.
Raghad has extensive experience incorporating and restructuring insurance companies (including insurance intermediaries) and advising clients on the legalities within the ever-evolving insurance landscape, including matters related to treaty reinsurance, claims, insurance licensing, third party administration, brokerage regulations and multi-party disputes.
Raghad provides advice for a number of multi-national insurers and insurance intermediaries and has worked closely with the local regulators to assist with the drafting and implementation of local regulations.
Raghad is also an experienced litigator, which has allowed her to develop a considerable understanding of the legal and judiciary systems within the UAE and wider GCC and she has drafted court pleadings in complex insurance claims.