Zahir Qayum

Senior counsel - Bahrain

Zahir Qayum is a senior counsel in the employment practice based in Al Tamimi’s Al Khobar and Bahrain offices.

  • Languages : 
  • Arabic
  •  - English

Al Tamimi & Co (Bahrain)*

Suite 1304, Office 13B, 13th Floor, Building 1459, Block 346, West Tower, Bahrain Financial Harbour, PO Box 60380, Manama, Bahrain

Tel: +97317108919

Experienced legal professional in employment matters

Zahir advises on all aspects of employment law and immigration in relation to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain across a variety of sectors. His clients are multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies, banks and financial institutions, and family owned businesses. Zahir’s practice includes advising on restructuring and change management processes, employee benefits, expatriation and secondments, workplace investigations, termination, confidentiality and non-compete arrangements, and the employment aspects of mergers and takeovers, buyouts, and outsourcings. He acts across the full life-cycle of disputes to advise on risks and strategy and to serve as trusted adviser. Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Zahir practised as a specialist employment lawyer in the United Kingdom, acting for clients in both the private and public sectors. He is an experienced litigator and regularly appeared before the tribunals and courts in England and Wales. Zahir is a regular speaker at client seminars and has been a guest speaker on developments in Saudi employment law to the Saudi oil sector. He is a contributing author to XpertHR’s Saudi Arabia employment guide.