Acting Head - Legal
Fatema is a qualified corporate and commercial lawyer with an overall 12 years’ experience working for top international consultancy firms. Born and raised in Bahrain, she graduated BSc in Law from the University of Bahrain. She is a Licenced Lawyer in Bahrain and was a Practitioner at Law in Dubai’s Ruler’s Courts. She is currently working to pass the California Bar examination. She was exposed to a unique combination of high tech training and experience in international business and transactional legal experience.
Her experience includes three years at KPMG Bahrain as an Assistant Manager specialising in consultancy for company formation and tax dealing with a large number of clients local and international; four years at PwC Legal Dubai as a Manager leading a team of lawyers providing consultancy for major GCC projects. Some of her clients were the GCC Monetary Council in Riyadh, the First Deputy Prime Minister of Bahrain and Ministry of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Currently working for Ithmaar Bank as an Acting Head of Legal Department with a vast array of responsibilities pertaining to the Bank’s main interests. She has been working at Ithmaar for almost four years.