Jeremy Pooley

Jeremy Pooley

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Jeremy is a Special Counsel and Head of SASLO’s Corporate Team.

Jeremy is an international corporate lawyer of over 20 years’ standing. He specializes in mergers, acquisitions and divestments; joint ventures; PE/VC/buyouts; fund formation and asset management; capital markets; oil and gas projects (upstream and downstream); other greenfield and brown field projects; and corporate and commercial law. His practice has focused on the Middle East since 2011, and he has closed transactions across the GCC and wider MENA region.

Jeremy graduated with first class honours from Cambridge University in 1994 and is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. He joined SASLO from a London private equity law firm, where he was a partner. Jeremy has also worked in senior positions for UK magic and silver circle law firms out of Dubai, London, and Beijing and for a leading US law firm out of Singapore. He is listed in the Middle East edition of Who's Who Legal 2017, and regularly contributes to legal journals and other publications in the region.

Jeremy is a native English speaker and is also proficient in Hindi and French.

Education

BA, English Literature, Pembroke College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1994

MA, English Literature, Pembroke College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1996

Postgraduate Diploma in Law (CPE), University of Law, London, United Kingdom, 1996

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC), University of Law, York, United Kingdom, 1997

Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales

Recognitions

Who’s Who Legal Middle East 2017

Recent publications:

  1. Developments in the regulation of anti-competitive practices in Oman  – MENA Business Law Review  (March 2021);
  2. Oman Legal Practice Notes –LexisNexis (January 2021);
  3. A new dawn for FDI into Oman – MENA Business Law Review (October 2020);
  4. Restructurings under Oman’s new Bankruptcy Law – MENA Business Law Review (September 2020);
  5. Reorganization of the Sultanate’s administrative apparatus – MENA Business Law Review (September 2020);
  6. Oman Country Guide 2020,Law and Practice – Chambers (August 2020);
  7. Oman Country Guide 2020,Trends and Developments – Chambers (August 2020).