Academic Qualifications

LLM – Banking and Finance Law – University of London
Graduate Diploma of Law (GDL) – University of Law (London)
LLB – University of Jordan

Professional Qualifications

Licensed Insolvency Practitioner by the Financial Reorganization Committee – UAE Ministry of Finance
Member with Jordan Bar Association
Registered legal consultant by the Dubai legal Affairs Department


Fluent in Arabic and English


Practice Experience

Salam is accredited by the UAE Financial Reorganization Committee as an Insolvency Practitioner. He brings multiple academic accreditations in civil and common law jurisdictions with over 15 years of experiences in the UAE with Allen & Overy LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP.

His highly accomplished academic background and expertise highlight his outstanding proficiency in insolvency, restructuring and advising clients on complex UAE commercial disputes, financing, shareholder disputes, white collar crimes, debt recovery, all types of security interests in the Gulf Cooperative Council region, and corporate restructuring transactions.

Salam regularly advises on commercial contracts associated issues of UAE law and some of his clients include lenders, governments and top companies throughout the Middle East. Salam continues to advise international financial institutions and companies encompassing corporate, commercial, financing, bankruptcy and regulatory matters in the UAE and across the Middle East especially through a corporate commercial and banking/finance expertise.

In 2023, Salam has been listed as one of the 50 Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) Super Lawyers by the Thomson Reuters Asian Legal Business.