Got legal questions? CMS has got the answers! Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or a veteran founder, navigating the ecosystem's legal framework isn't always black and white. From co-founder agreements to term sheets, get answers to your most pressing legal questions from CMS' resident legal experts Mohammed Majid and Rob Flaws.
Mohammed Majid is a partner and Co-Leads the Corporate Team in CMS Dubai. Mohammed has been based in the Middle East since 2011, prior to which he spent the majority of his career as an M&A and private equity lawyer in London. Mohammed regularly advises local Middle East based-organisations as well as international clients on cross-border corporate, commercial, employment (including DIFC) and regulatory matters in the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, and within the wider Middle East and Africa region. In particular, Mohammed has represented corporates, institutional investors and management teams on the full range of M&A activity across all industry sectors – acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, minority investments, restructurings, private equity and investment work for high-net-worth individuals.
Robert is a partner in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Department with over 10 years of international experience supporting the delivery of private and public sector technology and communications projects.Since relocating to the Middle East in 2011, Robert has been engaged on numerous projects including mobile network procurements and rollouts, managed services outsourcing for mobile operators, business process outsourcings and tower sale and lease-back initiatives. Most recently, Robert spent time on secondment working with one of the largest mobile, telecoms and media services providers in the UAE, as a key part of their technology and procurement legal team.Robert is a regular participant at industry events and enjoys sharing trends, experiences and best practices with participants in MENA's vibrant and ever changing telecoms industry.