CV

Document Sample
CV Powered By Docstoc
					                   Wael Omer Abdin
                 Lawyer (LLM, MCIARB)
                       Email: Waelabdin@gmail.com
                       Wael.abdin@sudaneselaw.com




Education :


2005-2006 : Masters LLM [MERIT] in International Business Law
            University of Manchester
            School of Law
2005      : Masters LLM in Law
            University of Khartoum
            Faculty of Law
2001      : Sudanese Bar exam
1999      : LLB (Honors)
            University of Khartoum- Faculty of Law

Jan -2008     : Enrolled in International Practice Diploma in International Joint
                Venture offered jointly by IBA and the College of Law of England &
                Wails.


Professional Experience:

Managing Partner of Sudanese Commercial Law Office (SCLO) January
2007- Up to date
Sudan, Khartoum
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
   - Manage a team of lawyers working in the Firm.
   - Act as client's relationship channel ensuring clients the best of legal
      advisory services.
   - Provide legal advisory services to wide range of high profile
      businessmen and leading companies in the following issues
          Litigation.
          International Trade.
          Corporate law- ADR- Investment law- law of contracts
01st September – 29th November 2007 DENTON WILDE SAPTE law firm,
London – UK:




                                      1
Three months advance work placement program with DENTON WILDE SAPTE in
its London office started in September 2007, this covers three departments, namely:
     Energy and infrastructure
     Project finance
     Telecommunication


Lecturer of international trade and investment law at University of Juba
School of law for the academic year 2006-2007
[




Professional lawyer since 2001 up to August 2005 with El Tayeb Ahmed
M. Al-Abbass law firm
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
    -   Provide legal advisory services to wide range of high profile
        businessmen and leading companies in the following issues
            Litigation.
            International Trade.
            Drafting Articles of Association.
            Drafting Memorandum of Association.
            Energy Law.
            Intellectual Property Law
            Human Rights.
            ADR

Professional Experience (Sample):
    1. Advised a Chinese oil company in a commercial dispute with the total of
       $ 1,25m transaction.
    2. Representing an oil company in a dispute before a Sudanese court.
    3. Concluded a negotiation ended with a settlement of a dispute between
       an international news agency and Sudan TV for $ 300,000 transaction.
    4. Handling an insolvency matters for a major manufacturing company in
       Sudan including huge labour dispute.
    5. Involved in arbitration procedures concerning a construction dispute
       involving a government agency (worth $ 2m).
    6. Conducted a due diligence for foreign investor wishing to build a sugar
       factory.
    7. Handled many criminal and human rights cases in Sudan courts.
    8. Provided Consultancy Services for the International Finance
       Corporation (IFC) in Sudan. Project name: (State Level Barriers to
       Investment).
    9. Appointed as Co-Arbitrator in a dispute involving a joint venture issues
       and intellectual property worth $ 2.5 million.




                                          2
Training:

Carried out hands on legal professional training in DENTON WILDE SAPTE
law firm, London – UK (Sept 01st – Nov 30th 2007) including the following
subjects:
    Structures Finance and Derivatives, Allen & Overy Law Firm(London
       UK).
    US Securities Law and Securitization, Allen & Overy Law Firm
       (London- UK).
    Eurobonds, Allen & Overy (London-UK) Law Firm.
    Overview of International Law, Essex Court Chamber.
    International Dispute Resolution, Cambridge University.
    Sources of International Law, Cambridge University.
    State Responsibility Law, Cambridge University.
    International Law of Human Rights, Cambridge University.
    International Investment Law (overview of substantive law and dispute
       settlement) Law, Cambridge University..
    Law of the WTO (overview of substantive law and dispute settlement),
       Cambridge University.
    Territorial Sovereignty and Land Boundaries, Oxford University.
    International Law of Sea, Oxford University.
    The Relationship between International Law and National Law St.
       ,Oxford University.
    World Bank's Anti Corruption Agenda, World Bank at SJ Berwin LLP
       (London- UK).
    International Environment Law, (SJ-Berwin LLP- UK).
    The Theory of Practice of Transitional Justice, (SJ-Berwin LLP- UK).
    Communication & Signing Authorities (DENTON WILDE SAPTE-
       Law firm- LONDON- UK).
    Bank Guarantee & Indemnities. (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm-
       LONDON- UK).
    PSC: Understanding Corporate & Group Accounts (DENTON WILDE
       SAPTE- Law firm- LONDON- UK).
    Intellectual Property. (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm-
       LONDON- UK).
    Project Finance. (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm- LONDON-
       UK).
    Negotiation Skills. (Herbert Smith- London- UK)
    Banking political Risk in Project Financing, University of Banking
       Program, ( Allen & Overy Law firm- UK).
    Introduction to Projects ( Allen & Overy Law firm- UK)
    Project credit Agreement ( Allen & Overy Law firm- UK)
    Cash flow waterfall & Project Ratios ( Allen & Overy Law firm- UK)
    Bankability, Risk Allocation and Availability ( Allen & Overy Law
       firm- UK)

                                    3
   Anti-corruption issues and developments. (DENTON WILDE SAPTE-
    Law firm- LONDON- UK).
   Energy focus group (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm- LONDON-
    UK).
   Corporate: Share Sale Arrangement (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law
    firm- LONDON- UK).Project Finance: PFI/PPP Sub-contractor CO-OP
    Agreements (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm- LONDON- UK).
   Energy Fundamental:
        - Introduction to the oil and gas industry (DENTON WILDE
           SAPTE- Law firm- LONDON- UK).
        - Upstream Oil relationships (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law
           firm- LONDON- UK).
        - Gas sales by pipeline (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm-
           LONDON- UK).
        - Gas transportation(DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm-
           LONDON- UK).
        - Gas sales – LNG (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm-
           LONDON- UK).
        - Introduction to electricity (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm-
           LONDON- UK).
        - Independent power projects (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law
           firm- LONDON- UK).
        - Renewable energy (DENTON WILDE SAPTE- Law firm-
           LONDON- UK).
        - Dispute resolution in the energy industry (DENTON WILDE
           SAPTE- Law firm- LONDON- UK).

- Attended many law related and managerial training programs in UK:
            Project Management, SJ Berwin LLP.
            Presentation Skills (Herbert Smith- UK)
            Cultural Awareness, Eversheds- Law firm- London.
            Mediation, SJ Berwin LLP- London)
            Cognitive Interviewing Skills, Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw
             LLP- London.
            Drafting Agreements, Berwin Leighton Paisner (Law firm-
             London).
            Advocacy, Dan Simons, College of Law (at BLP's Offices-
             London).




                                 4
Conferences:
            Infrastructure and Assets Management Conference – Adam
             Smith Institute, London, UK.
            Law & Economic in the Context of Development, University
             of London, UK.

Accomplishments, Professional and Academic Memberships:
              Member of international Bar Association (IBA)
              Member of the Sudanese Bar association
              Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators- London
              Member of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
               young international arbitrators group.
              The only Sudanese lawyer selected by international lawyers
               for Africa organization to attend advance training program in
               London for three month started September 2007 up to end of
               November 2007
              Member of Sudanese Journalist Association.
              Awarded in 2005 chevening scholarship administered by the
               British council.
               Awarded scholarship by International Bar Association (IBA)
               to enroll in International Practice Diploma 2008.
              Delivered In house training for a leading Sudanese bank
               lawyers.
              Hosted several times in major broadcasting agencies to talk
               about contemporary legal issues i.e. Corporate Governance
              Founder of Sudan today centre for press services
              Member of the British council disability advisory Panel.
              Graded top of the suddenness journalist registration exam.

Areas of Research:
            The implementation of safeguards measures        under the
             international trade law [LLM dissertation submitted on
             September 2006 to University of Manchester School of law.
            Regulating the sharing of credit information system in
             developing countries, LLM dissertation (submitted on April-
             2006) University of Manchester School of Law.
            The Recognition and Enforcement of International
             Commercial Arbitral Awards, LLM dissertation (Feb-2005)
             University of Khartoum Faculty of Law.
Future Research Area:
            Reforming business related laws in Sudan to promote
             financial market development.
            Law & Development .
            Project Finance.


                                    5
Competencies:

Communication Skills
                 Fluent in both English and Arabic, good in French
                 Good computer skills
                 Excellent negotiator.
                 Good sense of humor.

Organizational and Clrical Skills
               Can prepare well organized legal and law related reports and
                Power point presentations.
Interpersonal Skills
               Efficient, self-motivated, hard worker and decent working
                attitude.
               Self Starter with ability to be a dynamic team player




                                       6

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Stats:
views:228
posted:8/22/2010
language:English
pages:6