Team

Ziad Khalifeh

Senior Partner

Ziad started Khalifeh & Partners as a sole practitioner back in 1983. Ziad witnessed the evolution of Jordan’s legal and judicial systems and is deemed one of the most experienced lawyers in Jordan.

Ala’ Khalifeh

Managing Partner

Ala’ is involved in financing transactions as well as the infrastructure and projects practice. Ala' is an experienced lawyer with unparalleled experience in privatization, and niche expertise of the energy sector in Jordan.

Khaldoun Nazer

Partner

Khaldoun is an expert in the fields of projects, corporate, commercial and construction. Khaldoun has also worked on many financing (including Sharia compliant) transactions and has extensive experience in real estate.

Iyad Hamarneh

Partner

Iyad heads our litigation group. Iyad's expertise involve claims and arbitration proceedings relating to construction, corporate matters and banking.

Associates

Upon joining Khalifeh & Partners in 2019, Adele has advised on a number of renewable energy, commercial, M&A, and project finance matters, and is in charge of day to day corporate matters of numerous companies and corporate entities in Jordan. Adele holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of London, and a Master of Laws from the University of Exeter.

Adele Shaban

Junior Associate

As a Junior Associate at Khalifeh & Partners, Tala works on K&P's litigation team representing clients on claims and disputes related to employment, construction, and financing. In addition, she is a skilled legal researcher with a knack for identifying precedent(s).

Tala Al-Fanek

Junior Associate

As a Junior Associate at Khalifeh & Partners, Sa'ed works on K&P’s litigation team to review case files and prepare case notes and summaries for clients pursuing litigation. He also conducts research and supports the Partners in preparing both court and arbitration. Sa'ed holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Jordan and a Master of Laws from Birmingham City University.

Sa’ed Bani Hani

Junior Associate

As a Junior Associate at Khalifeh & Partners, Mera works with many Khalifeh & Partners lawyers across various jurisdictions on deals and matters related to project financing, energy & infrastructure, and corporate & commercial law. Mera has a meticulous eye for detail, as she has experience drafting opinions and advice for clients, as well as conducting exhaustive legal research across markets and jurisdictions where needed. Mera holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Jordan, where she graduated with excellence.

Mera Alamat

Junior Associate

As a Junior Associate at Khalifeh & Partners, Saed works with many K&P lawyers across various jurisdictions on deals and matters related to project financing, corporate & commercial law. Saed has experience drafting opinions and advice for clients, as well as conducting exhaustive legal research across markets and jurisdictions where needed. He also has experience working with various corporate entities on all of their business endeavors in Jordan and throughout the region. Saed holds an LL.M. and LL.B. from the University of Bristol.

Saed Obeidat

Junior Associate

As an Associate at Khalifeh & Partners, Dana works with many K&P lawyers across various jurisdictions on deals and matters related to project financing, energy, and corporate & commercial law. Dana has a meticulous eye for detail, as she has experience drafting opinions and advice for clients, as well as conducting exhaustive legal research across markets and jurisdictions where needed. Dana holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Jordan, and a Master of Corporate Law from the University of Cambridge.

Dana Mubaidien

Associate

Joining Khalifeh & Partners in 2017 as an Associate in the Litigation practice group, Mohammad has extensive experience providing legal advice and services to clients in all aspects of labor relations between all relevant parties. He also has experience drafting agreements, and has utilized his thorough knowledge of the Jordanian legal system throughout his career as a skilled litigator. Mohammad has a B.A. in Law from the University of Jordan.

Mohammad Al-Faouri

Associate

Fuad is a highly experienced litigator with extensive knowledge of the law and the Jordanian court system. Fuad's expertise involves claims and arbitration proceedings relating to construction, labor, intellectual property, maritime and real estate disputes. Fuad is also known for his legislative drafting abilities and has contributed to the drafting of numerous laws and regulations, including the regulations relating to privatization transactions. Fuad is a member of the Jordan Bar Association.

Fuad Qaradeh

Managing Associate

Noor joined Khalifeh & Partners as an associate in 2016 and is currently involved a number of solar and wind renewable energy projects in addition to various corporate and commercial matters. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Jordan and a Master of Law from the University of Exeter.

Noor Abu Al Samid

Associate

Mouawyeh is an associate in the Corporate, Commercial and Projects practice. He has experience advising on a variety of plethora of mergers and acquisitions, real estate agreements, and commercial deals, including the expansion of international companies’ operations in the Jordanian market. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating project and financing arrangements, and is especially well-versed in public-private-partnership (PPP) transactions and projects. Moawyeh holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Jordan.

Mouawyeh Tarawneh

Associate

Siwar joined Khalifeh & Partners as an associate in 2016 and has been involved in a number of conventional and renewable energy projects. Siwar has experience drafting and modifying project and financing agreements, and is very knowledgeable about corporate-related matters in Jordan, particularly those related to strategy and employment. She has extensive experience navigating and negotiating complex financing transactions, and has represented both the Lenders and the Borrowers on numerous project financing transactions. Siwar holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Jordan.

Siwar Saket

Associate

Omar Saifan joined Khalifeh & Partners in 2015 as an associate in the Litigation practice. He is a bilingual litigator with extensive knowledge of the law and judicial system. His expertise involves claims and arbitration proceedings relating to construction, enforcement of foreign awards, appeals, agency disputes, labor and commercial disputes, in addition to a variety of criminal cases. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from Yarmouk University in Jordan, and a Master of International Business & Corporate Law from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom.

Omar Saifan

Associate

Baha’a joined Khalifeh & Partners as a Managing Associate in the Litigation and Arbitration practice in 2016. He has been working in the legal field for over 12 years and has extensive experience litigating on labor, commercial, criminal, and employment disputes in Jordanian courts. He advises and provides legal advice to both Jordanian and international companies on a variety of claims.

Baha’a Jaber

Senior Associate

Staff

Dina Abu Nuwar

Office Manager

Nisreen Rifai

Financial Manager

Amani Hijazi

Administrative Assistant

Emily Sena

Business Associate

Hadeel Allan

Administrative Assistant