Mohamed S. Alhammadi
Mohamed joined Kalbian Hagerty in 2005 and is a U.A.E. national. After working at the firm's Washington, D.C office, Mohamed was seconded to the Abu Dhabi office.
Mohamed assists the firm’s attorneys in providing legal counsel to Emirati companies and institutions on business law issues confronting their daily operations. He also assists with advising clients regarding U.A.E. laws applicable to choice of legal entity (including free zone entity formation), mergers and acquisitions, private placements and related securities matters, investment banking transactions, exit strategy development and implementation, and "best practices" policies and implementation company-wide.
While working at the firm’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, Mohamed worked on a broad variety of legal matters including but not limited to commercial transactions and contracts, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act issues, criminal law and employment law.
Prior to joining Kalbian Hagerty, Mohamed worked at the U.A.E. Ministry of Justice, Legislation and Governmental Disputes Department, reviewing proposed statutes and laws and representing the U.A.E. government in cases before the U.A.E. Supreme Court and Appellate Courts.
Mohamed is a Doctoral candidate for the Science of Juris Doctor (S.J.D.) degree at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., the highest degree a lawyer can achieve. He also obtained his Judicial Certificate from the Judicial Training and Studies Institute in Abu Dhabi in 1998.
Practice & Industries
Areas of Focus
- Leveraged Buyouts
- Criminal Law
- Investment Banking Transactions
- LL.M., Masters of Law, With Honors, Criminal Law and International Human Rights, Valparaiso University School of Law, 2005
- B.A., cum laude, United Arab Emirates University, Excellence Award and Rashid Honor Award Shari’a and Secular Law, 1998