Al Tamimi & Company Designated as Official Legal Advisor to COP 28 Committee
Al Tamimi & Company has established a significant partnership with the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 28) Committee. This collaboration designates the firm as the exclusive legal advisor to the COP 28 committee, distinguishing it as the sole law firm headquartered in the Middle East and North Africa to secure such a prestigious alliance.
Against the backdrop of the annual COP 28 conference hosted in the United Arab Emirates, this partnership holds particular importance in 2023. This edition marks the initiation of the first Global Stocktake, providing a comprehensive assessment of member countries’ progress since the adoption of the Paris Agreement. Al Tamimi & Company, known for its legal expertise, will provide pro-bono legal services across various domains during the COP 28 proceedings.
The legal support offered by Al Tamimi & Company spans critical areas such as employment, intellectual property, data protection, and general contract advice. The firm pledges to address any legal matters that may arise during COP 28, offering invaluable expertise to navigate the complex legal landscape associated with climate-related actions. The committee will benefit from the firm’s extensive experience in collaborating with the business community and governments in the region.
Samer Qudah, Managing Partner of Al Tamimi & Company, expressed deep pride in being selected as an official partner for COP 28. He emphasized the firm’s roots in the UAE and recognized the opportunity to make a substantial impact by providing legal counsel at COP 28 and beyond.
Qudah stated, “As a firm, we are committed to making a positive impact on society, and partnering with COP 28 aligns with our vision and strategic objectives. We are dedicated to contributing meaningfully to sustainable practices through initiatives such as being a member of the United Nations Global Compact, engaging in local communities, and offering a comprehensive pro bono program that provides access to our lawyers across the region. Through our existing programs and collaboration with COP 28, we aim to have a broader influence on the business community and society at large.”
Al Tamimi & Company’s commitment to societal impact extends beyond its role as a legal advisor to COP 28. As a member of the United Nations Global Compact, the firm actively aligns its operations with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), contributing to global sustainability and social progress by incorporating these goals into its operations and strategies.