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Raghad Hammad

Partner & Executive Director

Principle Practice Areas: Corporate, Insurance and Reinsurance, Mergers & Acquisitions for Insurance and Reinsurance Companies, Wills and Probate.

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Raghad is admitted to practice as a certified Part I & Part II legal practitioner and as a registered Wills Draftsman in the Dubai International Financial Centre Court and is registered with the Dubai Legal Affairs Department, and the Jordan Bar Association. She obtained her LLB from the Mu’tah University in Jordan followed by an LLM in International Commercial Law from the University of Salford, Manchester

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), 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.