Maher Badran

Maher Bardan is a partner at Kayan Law and spearheads the Dispute Resolution Team. He has an in-depth knowledge of the region’s commercial, corporate and regulatory laws as well as a practical understanding handling complex cases both locally and internationally.
His legal experience exceeds 15 years in representing clients on multijurisdictional cases based in the UAE, Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt as well as Switzerland, Germany, UK and France. Mr Badran handled arbitration cases, which cut across a wide range of sectors including energy, finance, consumer, construction and healthcare.

 

In addition to arbitration, his practice focuses on high net worth commercial, property and contractual disputes – including construction claim for a value of JOD37 million, renewable energy dispute over cancelled consulting services and other monetary claims.
Prior to joining Kayan Law, Mr Bardan was the legal director of Eversheds Sutherlands Amman office, and previously he was a partner at Issa Dallal and associates, in which he leads the litigation and dispute team. Mr Bardan has become a key reference point for clients wishing to attain advice on regulatory and contractual issues concerning joint ventures, partnerships and public companies. He has been nominated by the Courts of Jordan as a legal expert in multiple high-profile and complex cases in the region, including those affecting public morality and those requiring a legal assessment of awarded damages in unprecedented circumstances.

Areas of Expertise and Specialism

  • Oversee litigation, including all aspects of legal research, discovery, depositions, motion practice, brief writing, trial work, appellate work, and amicus briefing as well as all legal documents that are submitted to the courts and arbitration panels.
  • Worked on a number of projects in relation to review complex legal laws and regulations and advise on proposed amendments and improvements.
  • Lead complex legal projects that span legal, business, and functional boundaries (e.g., cross geographies, subject matter areas, jurisdictions, organizations and business models).
  • Lead complex legal projects that span legal, business, and functional boundaries (e.g., cross geographies, subject matter areas, jurisdictions, organizations and business models).