4 New Square Chambers has announced that one of Jordan’s most eminent senior advocates, Aiman Odeh, will be joining chambers as a door tenant as of March 2019.
Odeh has been practising commercial law, international arbitration, international law and constitutional law in the Middle East for over 30 years, principally in his capacity as counsel. Currently he practises in both Jordan and UAE. He has also held cabinet positions in the Jordanian Government between 2007 and 2012, including service as the country’s Minister of Justice. He is ranked as a Band 1 Leading Individual for Jordan – Dispute Resolution in both Chambers Global and The Legal 500.
Odeh has extensive experience of acting as counsel for investors and states in investor-state arbitrations and in commercial disputes, including institutional and ad hoc arbitration, touching on concession agreements, banking, construction, agency and licensing agreements, and securities. He is experienced in all forms of dispute resolution and is frequently called upon to co-counsel in substantial cross-border and international disputes.
Aiman Odeh said: “I am very pleased to join 4 New Square Chambers and I hope my expertise will serve to provide further strength in depth to the set’s work in the areas of international arbitration and public international law.”
Head of Chambers, Mark Cannon QC said “It is a great pleasure to welcome Aiman as a door tenant. He is a lawyer of distinction and ability whose practice matches our strong presence in international arbitration and commercial law, as well as our broader public international law offering”.
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Notes to Editors
4 New Square Chambers is a leading commercial set of barristers’ chambers based in London. Its members are recognised leaders in a wide range of fields, including commercial dispute resolution, construction and engineering, international arbitration, public and private international law, professional liability, offshore disputes, insurance and reinsurance, and civil fraud.
4 New Square is recognised as a leading Chambers in both Chambers UK and The Legal 500 Bar Guides in multiple categories, and many of its barristers are listed as leading individuals. It was shortlisted for the Client Service Set of the Year (2018) award by Chambers & Partners UK.
Aiman Odeh is described by The Legal 500 EMEA as an “eminent figure in the market” and listed as one of only five Band 1 Leading Individuals for Jordan – Dispute Resolution. He is also ranked Band 1 in the same category in Chambers Global, where he is recognised for both his Jordanian and international experience and described as “expert on all banking knowledge” and “probably the best litigator in town.”