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Arab American Law Association Talk on Middle Eastern Legal Systems

March 31, 2018 @ 12:00 - 14:00

Lawyers John L. Habib and Abduallah Al-Haroun will lead a discussion centered around law and the Middle East. Both John Habib and Abduallah Al-Haroun have experience practicing law in some of the Middle East’s most competitive and emerging markets. In this talk, they will share their experiences and provide insight into some of the biggest obstacles and challenges of practicing law in the region.

Have a question for the speakers? There will be a Q&A after the talk!

The talk will be held on the 31st of March between 12-2 pm EST at Simmons College, 300 Fenway, Boston, MA 02115. Here is a link to the event on Facebook, let us know if you’re coming!


John L. Habib

Mr. Habib obtained his JD from Emroy University in Atlanta Georgia in 1990. He is the founding owner and Managing Partner of HLS Attorneys, a New York law firm which maintains representative offices in Washington, D.C. and the United Arab Emirates. HLS Attorneys specializes in commercial law and real estate transactions, litigation/arbitration and US/foreign law compliance matters.

Abduallah Al-Haroun

Mr. Al-Haroun obtained his Bachelor of law from Queen Mary University in London, UK in 2013 and is a member of the Kuwait bar association. Mr. Al-Haroun is an Associate at the International Counsel in Kuwait where he offers legal counsel and advice on matters relating to corporate commercial law, environment, mergers and acquisitions, among many others, to a number of major local and multinational corporations across a multitude of sectors and industries.



March 31, 2018
12:00 - 14:00


Simmons College
300 Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States