Managing Partner Azzam Zalloum is renowned for his litigation experience and successful track record working on multi-million dollar law suits. His clientele ranges from governmental agencies to local and international professionals. His most recent cases include a dispute over the financing of a pipeline from Russia to Italy with a capital of one hundred million dollars, as well as a ten million dollar lawsuit against three Sudanese banks over gas and seed exports. Azzam Zalloum has also contributed to legislative reviews in Jordan, partnering with prominent international organizations committed to change and development, most notably with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to enhance the insolvency legal framework in Jordan and commence capacity building for insolvency practitioners.
– Admitted to the Jordanian Bar: 1992
– LLB in Law from University of Mutah, Jordan
Why Choose Us?
At Zalloum and Laswi we pride ourselves on our client oriented and personalised approach. Every case is overseen by one of the law firm’s Partners, from the gravest to the most trivial concerns. Our law firm is exceptional in the cooperation and collaboration of our world class litigation and corporate teams, enabling us to provide our clients with a truly comprehensive legal service every step of the way
Zalloum & Laswi Law Firm was initially established as a law office in Jordan in 1993 by Managing Partner Azzam Zalloum and later became a full-fledged law firm, welcoming additional Partners and Associates to its team. Over the last ten years, Zalloum & Laswi has experienced significant growth locally and internationally by maintaining a comprehensive understanding of local Jordanian laws and regulations, as well as providing local and international clients with quality legal services compatible with today’s economic challenges.
We pride ourselves on our team’s ability to provide in-depth knowledge on a wide range of legal issues, from dispute resolution and international trade to criminal law and banking and finance. Our insight on the Jordanian judicial system grows each year, with the addition of new staff and specialized training that enables us to cater to the needs of our clients.
While we take on various types of clients, our typical client is a mid-sized to large Jordanian corporation or foreign corporation that requires representation in Jordan. Our clients choose to work with us because of our vast experience in commercial litigation and transactions. The litigation team is headed by Azzam Zalloum, who brings over 20 years of experience as a litigator in Jordan and has developed a reputation as an exceptional commercial litigator. The transactional team is headed by Rasha Laswi, who has been legal advisor to Orange Telecom and Jordan Dubai Capital, and participated in the IPO for Hikma Pharmaceuticals on the London Stock Exchange. The experience that these partners bring is matched by the energy that they and their associates deliver to each case or transaction.
Some of our prominent international and local clients include the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), DarHold Limited (majority shareholder of Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC / HIK.L), Orange Jordan (Affiliate of France Telecom and Aspenta International.