Saladin has a wealth of experience and knowledge in all aspects of real estate and commercial transactions across the MENA region.
Saladin is a counsel in our Commercial Group, based in the UAE.
He has over 12 years of legal experience divided between the US and the UAE. Saladin has advised UAE governmental entities on legislation, and private enterprises on a variety of real estate and commercial transactions. These include: REITs and infrastructure; real estate development and financing; hotel acquisitions, operations, and franchising; strata ownership; retail leasing; mall development and management; joint ventures; and commercial agencies.
Saladin spent over a decade in private practice in Washington, DC, and Dubai. In Washington, he focused on commercial litigation, diplomatic representation, and international joint ventures.
He is a member of the Bars of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the State of Virginia.
Saladin is fluent in Arabic and English.