Mohammad Rwashdeh is counsel in the dispute resolution team of the firm’s Dubai office, based in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Mohammad regularly advises and represents both UAE-based and international clients in a wide range of commercial, intellectual property, civil and criminal disputes.
Mohammad has full rights of audience before the Courts of Jordan. He is also licensed as a legal consultant by the Dubai Department of Legal Affairs and works closely with local counsel in respect of litigation pending before the UAE Courts. Mohammad has been instructed as lawyer and counsel in a broad range of contested and uncontested matters, including complex commercial contracts, corporate, insolvency, anti-corruption, intellectual property, construction, real estate, sharia law, education and training, insurance and employment disputes. Mohammad has experience in arbitration and enforcing local UAE judgments and arbitration awards overseas, as well as enforcing international and foreign judgments and arbitration awards in the UAE and Jordan. In addition, Mohammad has experience in legislation, policy, compliance, investigations and due diligence matters.
Before joining K&L Gates, Mohammad served as general counsel for an investment group owned by the largest higher education institution in the UAE. He managed the legal department, provided legal advice to the board of directors and drafted and reviewed policies, procedures, and other legal documentation.
Prior to that, he worked as an attorney at law and senior legal counsel in law firms in Dubai and Jordan. Mohammad has also been the Head of Legal, Attorney General and government representative of the Public Security Directorate - Ministry of Internal Affairs in Jordan. He also headed the Intellectual Property Rights Protection Unit in Jordan.
- Member of Jordanian Bar Association
- Member of Arab Society for Intellectual Property Association
- Member of International Intellectual Law Association