Yotta Pantoula-Bulmer

Yotta Pantoula-Bulmer is our exclusively recommended Full Service Law expert in Jordan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Yotta directly using the contact details listed above.

Yotta is a registered foreign lawyer who handles the Firm’s International work with emphasis on Corporate Law, Healthcare, Projects and Energy.

Yotta has completed a dual legal training, both in England and in Cyprus. In Cyprus she trained with one of the leading international Cyprus law firms. In the UK, she completed the Legal Practice Course with The University of Law in Birmingham, specialising in Commercial Law, Commercial Dispute Resolution and Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence. During the LPC training, she undertook a number of internships with established UK law firms, primarily in the areas of Commercial Law, Family Law, Healthcare and Immigration Law.

Her prior legal experience includes three years of experience with a leading Cyprus firm, primarily in the firm’s Athens/Greece office, where she gained a broad experience on all aspects of International company formation, international tax planning and corporate governance. During that time, she was also responsible for the firm’s Business development desk for Greece. In Jordan, before joining Hammouri & Partners she worked in Jordan for over a year for an established boutique law firm in Amman.

Yotta routinely handles advisory work, primarily in English language, on a broad array of Business Law issues, with emphasis on various types of Commercial Agreements and complex Contract Negotiations.

Yotta came into Law from an established ten year career in the industries of Education and Linguistics in the United Kingdom.

Yotta Pantoula-Bulmer accounts over 11 years of legal experience in her fields of expertise. She joined Hammouri & Partners as an Of-Counsel in 2015 and is heading the Firm’s International Department.

Firm Overview:

Hammouri & Partners Attorneys at-Law is a prominent multi-practice Jordanian law firm that operates across large swathes of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and beyond. The firm’s history goes back to 1994, when the firm was established as a law office in Amman, Jordan by Professor Mohammad Hammouri.

Since its establishment, the firm has been driven by the vision of serving clients through an exceptional team, best business practices and a commitment to highest ethical and professional standards.

Within the past 25 years the firm has grown both in relation to number of personnel as well as in relation to volume of work and has developed strategic partnerships with many established law firms worldwide.

The firm’s Founder is Professor Mohammad Hammouri who is the firm’s Chairman and Senior Counsel and the firm is managed by Dr. Tariq Hammouri, the firm’s Managing Partner assisted by the Management Committee. The senior attorneys Omar Sawadha, Ahmed Khalifeh and Yotta Pantoula-Bulmer and the office manager and Head of Human Resources Eman Abu-Laban, assisted by their respective dynamic teams of nearly 30 legal experts and support personnel, carry on the vision of the Founder and are building further on the productive forward thinking of the Managing Partner.

Azzam Zalloum

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

Our Story:

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.

Ibrahim Abunameh

Ibrahim Abunameh is our exclusively recommended Due Diligence Services expert in Jordan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ibrahim directly using the contact details listed above.

Abunameh & Partners is a leading law firm that was established in 1980 to provide the business community with full legal services in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Due to the expertise, professionalism, and capability of the firm and its lawyers, Abunameh & Partners is now the preferred choice to many Multi-national organisation and Fortune 500 companies when it comes to their legal requirements in the Middle East and North Africa. The firm operates through its offices and affiliate offices in Jordan, Iraq, Libya and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa region.

We assisted many companies in establishing a presence for them in Jordan, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Libya and other Middle East and North Africa countries, we have handled major transactions and deals on their behalf, we provided them with the local laws advice and we represented them successfully in disputes.

Tareq Sahouri

Tareq Sahouri joined Sahouri and Partners in 2004; and in 2010 Tareq was made the Managing Partner of the firm. Tareq specializes in a vast majority of the local laws and regulations in Jordan; he has experience representing clients in all areas of commercial litigation, civil litigation and dispute resolution.

He focuses primarily on matters involving tort, including liability litigation, professional negligence, product liabilities & mass tort actions, insurance, maritime, renewable energy, employment and labor, real states, construction and Investments in various industries including aviation, oil & gas, steel manufacturing, printing, automobile, property (investment and development), hotels and hospitality, medical, pharmaceutical and construction.

Tareq’s intellectual property experience includes the representation of clients in the prosecution of patents, trademarks, industrial drawings and modules, and matters involving IP litigations, trade secrets and unfair competition.

He also has a significant experience in granting foreign shareholders the full authority to run and manage their companies without the interference of the Jordanian shareholders.

Tareq is experienced in corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions, private placements, initial public offerings, takeovers, as well as listings of debt and equity instruments in Jordan.

What We Do?

Sahouri & Partners is dedicated to leading companies and individuals through the proper and most efficient legal process of law. Our services ensure to provide our clients with timely, personalised, professional and practical legal assistance that is designed to help our clients to maximise their commercial opportunities.

Sahouri & Partners is a full-service law firm in Jordan practicing law in Jordan and the Middle East.

Our firm is specialised in providing the following services: arbitration services, banking and finance law services, debts collection services, energy law services, construction disputes services, corporate and commercial laws services, insurance law services, intellectual property & technology services, Jordan investment law services, labor law services, legislative drafting services, litigation services, real estate law services, regulatory and compliance services, in addition to taxation services.

Sahouri & Partners understands that navigating through the complex areas of law can be confusing and disconcerting, which is particularly why we will guide you through every step in the legal process and take the time to fully explain your options. Our advice is practical with an eye towards satisfying your needs in the most cost-effective and timely manner.

“My personal goal is to provide our clients with timely, personalized, professional, and practical legal assistance. We are dedicated to maximizing commercial opportunities, as well as guiding our clients through times of crisis. From these interactions, long-term relationships are developed with the people we are honored to serve.” ~ Tareq Sahouri, Managing Partner