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Professional details
AlJazy Law firm
Phone: + (962 6) 5654477
IDI Functions
Country expert for Jordan
• A Member of the International Chamber of Commerce(ICC)Commission on Competition - Paris; • A Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law Institute - Paris; • A Member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration - Paris; • An official correspondent for the Global Competition Review (GCR) in Jordan; • The Co-Founder and Current President of the Jordanian Competition Association (JCA); • A member of the Jordan Bar Association; • A Member of the International Bar Association (IBA); • A Member of the National Jordanian ICC Committee; • A Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in the UK; • President of the Jordanian Arbitrators Association (JAA); • A Member of the board of the Arab Society for Intellectual Property (ASIP); • A Member of ICC Task Force on Criminal Law and Arbitration; • A Member of Task Force on the “Revision of the ICC Rules of Arbitration”; • A Member of the ICC Task Force on National Rules of Procedure for Recognition and Enforcement of foreign awards pursuant to the New York Convention of 1958; • A Member of the ICC Consultative Task Force for the Working Group on the Revision of the ADR Rules; • A Member of the board of the ASIP’s Mediation and Arbitration Center; • A Member of the Jordan British Society; • Member of the World Affairs Council in Jordan; • Former Vice-Chairman of the Jordanian Corporate Governance Association; • A Member of the Board of the Jordan Transparency Association; • A Member of the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship; • Former faculty member of the King Talal Business School which was established in 2008 as part of the Princess Sumaya University for Technology. • A former Officer of the IBA Regional Arab Forum; • Former faculty Member of the Law School of the University of Jordan; and • National Competition Committee Member for a total of two terms (four years) established by virtue of the Competition Law.
PhD in International Commercial Arbitration Law from the University of Kent at Canterbury in the United Kingdom (1999). MA in International and Comparative Business Law from London Guildhall University (1994). BA in Law from the University of Jordan (1992).
Professional qualifications
Member of the Jordan Bar Association. Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Current professional position
Managing Partner (Aljazy & Co.), Amman.
Practical experience
Represented many clients, both foreign and domestic, in issues regarding distribution law.
Arabic and English
BOOKS: Dr. Omar M.H. AlJazy, Jurisdiction of ICSID Arbitral Tribunals, 2014 . Also, he is a the Author of the Jordanian Chapter in the recently published Global Guide “Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards”. ARTICLES: - Omar M.H. AlJazy, Arbitration in Jordan: From Old to New (2008) 25 J. Int. Arb.2; - Omar M.H. AlJazy, The Concept of Diplomatic Protection within the ICSID Convention, Concerto arbitral en trois mouvements pour Pierre Tercier 2013