Omar Maayeh is a member of the firm's Corporate Department and the Mergers & Acquisitions and Emerging Companies Practices. He advises clients on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Emerging company matters
  • Venture capital

Mr. Maayeh’s experience includes advising:

  • POSRocket, one of the leading restaurant cloud technology providers in the Middle East, on its sale to Foodics, the leading GCC-based restaurant-tech company
  • Chimera Investment in relation to its investment in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV., Airtel Africa PLC’s mobile money business, through an acquisition of shares from Airtel Africa
  • Chimera Capital on its US$10 billion venture capital fund
  • Jawaker, a leading Abu Dhabi-based online gaming company backed by TwoFour54 (owned by ADQ), in connection with its sale to Stillfront Group AB
  • Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the owner and operator of public hospitals in Abu Dhabi, in connection with a joint venture with Mayo Clinic for the development of the US$1 billion Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City project and establishment of the 4th Mayo Clinic campus and first Mayo Clinic campus outside of the United States
  • Careem shareholders in connection with the US$3.1 billion sale of Careem to Uber 
  • Mubadala Healthcare and China UAE Fund on the acquisition of Amana Healthcare 
  • Maran Nakilat Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Nakilat and Maran Ventures Inc., in connection with a Shari’ah-compliant Murabaha refinancing agreement for the expansion of Maran Nakilat Co. Ltd.'s fleet of LNG carriers located in Qatar from four vessels to six
  • Ooredoo Q.S.C. in connection with the establishment of its US$2 billion airtime sukuk program and the issuance of US$1.25 billion trust certificates thereunder

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Jordan


  • MA, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 2008
  • LL.B., University of Essex, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English