TARIS AHMAD, LL.M., Dipl.Int.Arb.L

Rechtsanwalt & Solicitor-Advocate (England & Wales)

Taris Ahmad’s practice involves corporate law and international disputes.

Corporate Law

  • Advised Saudi Purchaser in SAR 4,000,000 multi-jurisdictional Share Purchase of a Saudi LLC held through GCC companies
  • Advised Saudi Investor in EUR 1,000,000 Share Purchase in a German GmbH
  • Advised Dubai based Fund Manager in drafting Fund Management Agreement
  • Advised German Shareholders in EUR 350,000 share purchase in Turkey and incorporation of a Joint Venture vehicle
  • Conducted legal due diligence and prepared due diligence report for Saudi Sellers
  • Advised German Technology Seller on sale of German technology and technology transfer
  • Advised US medical corporation on its Saudi health licensing matters
  • Advised Saudi-German bidder consortium on their consultancy and pre-bid agreements
  • Represented Saudi Branch of a German Mittelstand company in handling their Saudi corporate housekeeping matters
  • Advised German IT Re-seller on English law governed Reseller Agreement with US Licensor
  • Advised UK based software owner on assignment of his IPRs to a US Purchaser
  • Advised Saudi Purchaser in its share purchase of a CMA regulated company
  • Advised foreign institutions on Offering of Securities and Authorised Persons Regulation in Saudi Arabia
  • Drafted several Secondment Agreements, Consultancy Agreements and Senior Executive Employment Contacts
  • Advised Saudi royal charity on their Master Consultancy Agreement
  • Advised German CEO on his transfer to a Maltese private aviation corporation
  • Advised German partner on his Saudi partnership and employment agreement
  • Advised expats on their Saudi employment agreement
  • Advised Turkish corporation on drafting Senior Executive Management Agreement of a German CEO
  • Advised German aviation company on their secondment agreement seconding personnel to the UK and the US

Dispute Resolution

  • Coordination of USD 30,000,000 multi-jurisdictional litigation
  • Prevailed in pre-litigation dispute against large US Corporation representing Saudi based claimant over breach of contract
  • Submitted complaint before Saudi Capital Market Authority for infringement of CMA Law and its Implementing Regulations
  • Prevailed in dispute against UK Corporation representing a British claimant over breach of Data Protection duties
  • Provided German law opinion in particular as to expected amounts of quantum in connection with cross-border disputes
  • Managed large volume cross-border dispute e-discovery project before English courts

AREAS OF FOCUS

Corporate Law
Business Immigration
International Arbitration

LANGUAGES

English and German

EDUCATION

The College of Law (Diploma in International Arbitration Law 2011); Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University of Frankfurt (German Law 2008); King’s College London (LL.M. 2006); London School of Economics (LL.B. 2005)

GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Advisor to the Council of Europe (2001-2003); Member of the County Parliament of Hochtaunus, Germany (2001); Honorary German Civil Servant (1997)

PRESENTATION AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Majlis of Saudi business tycoon Theeb on How to Invest in Germany, May 2018
  • Majlis of Saudi business tycoon Al Hussain on How to Invest in Germany, May 2018
  • Haag/Loeffler, Praxiskommentar zum Handelsrecht, Wolters Kluwer, October 2013
  • Business Risks and Opportunities after the Arab Spring, Euro Finance Week, Frankfurt, Germany, November 2012
  • Diwany ed., Islamic Banking & Finance: What It Is and What It Could Be, London, Kreatoc 2010
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MEMBERSHIPS

The Law Society of England & Wales, Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main