Alaa Yamani, with over 20 years of practice, is unique in the world of law with diverse expertise on Saudi and international business laws. As a bilingual that graduated with a masters degree in law (LL.M) from the University of London, U.K, he has developed a better understanding of global legal business issues, which reflects positively on his capabilities as a Saudi lawyer. The combination of understanding global laws as well as Islamic laws gives Alaa and YJB the stand summit of understanding the clients’ needs. Alaa has been advising many business entities on issues related to banking laws, project finance, corporate and trade finance. His proficiency holds the firm as a solid ground for corporate clients to obtain the most approaching advice on legal matters.
Some of the matters that Alaa has worked on include advising on matters related to biding for the first Data License in KSA; IPOs in Saudi Law and licensing for a number of international banks to practice investment banking in KSA. Alaa has a assisted in the preparation of the documentation of the merger that take place between two Saudi banks in late’90.
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With a master degree (LL.M) in international business law from the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK, Mr. Muneer Jamjoom is recognised as one of the bright-full and talented lawyers in the Saudi Arabia. Jamjoom’s considerable experience in commercial law goes back to 1999 when he joined the law office of Hassan Mahassni in association with White & Case LLP as a legal consultant. In 2001, he started his own practice under the name “Muneer Jamjoom Law office”, before merging with the law firm of Yamani & Associates to form the first pillar of YJB.
As a bilingual, Jamjoom advises both Saudi and international companies on a variety of issues including business, finance, legal negotiation, creative problem solving, different kind of agreements such as, NDAs, distributions, partnerships and cooperation, handling a number of business matters with international parties in term of their legal needs.
Jamjoom’s remarkable legal talent made him lead the consultation and legal work of a pioneer telecom company in Saudi Arabia for its local and international legal needs as well as representing companies in and commercial cases before courts. His experience also includes revising and preparing franchise and distributionship agreements and providing legal services for none profit organizations.
Mr. Jamjoom is committed to ensuring that YJB provides clients not only with first class legal advice but also commercial common sense.
Mr. Mohammed Baroom completed his first degree in law on 2002 from King Abdul-Aziz University in Jeddah, then he started working for a number of reputable law firms, including the law firm of his Excellency Sheikh Ahmad Zaki Yamani where Mr. Baroom headed the main office for a short period of time. Mr. Baroom was licensed to practice law at the beginning of 2006 after sharpening his skills and increasing his experience and knowledge.
In 2008, Mr. Baroom achieved his master’s degree in law (LL.M) from George Washington University Law School, which is one of the most prestigious universities in the United States. Believing in the importance of continuous legal learning, Mr. Baroom has spent a considerable amount of time attending and participating in legal courses, seminars, conferences and workshops, locally and internationally, in diverse and significant legal topics, which helped him growing his experience and enhancing his understanding of the changing requirements and challenges in various areas of his professional practices.
In 2009, Mr. Mohammed Baroom established his own professional practice by co-founding the Law Firm of Yamani, Jamjoom & Baroom, as a professional partnership, which was one of the very few at that time. Mr. Baroom has been providing legal services in different sectors including trading, industrial, construction, communications, and information technology. His practice includs providing advisory services to a number of entities on their commercial needs locally and internationally, directly or through cooperation with a number of global and regional law firms in several countries, including the United States of America, the United Kingdom, France, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Lebanon. Mr. Baroom is very keen on his practice where he has advance himself by knowing, studying, adapting and analyzing the continuous changes of relevant laws and regulations, such as Companies Act, Intellectual Property, banks, Commercial Agencies, and Tax. During his career, he has gained strong capabilities in ADR including mediation and amicable settlements where he achieved distinguished and substantial results in resolving many complex disputes of international and local nature.