He obtained a bachelor’s degree in law from the universities of Aleppo-Syria in 1994. He has been engaged in the legal profession since 1998. He has extensive professional experience in drafting international and local contracts, litigation, preparing claims and pleas before all courts in Dubai and the Court of Cassation and Federal Courts. Mr. Bassam is specialized in commercial, civil and real estate matters, especially in disputes between developers and investors, as well as in construction contracts. He also has extensive practical knowledge in matters relevant to the sector of trademarks and their registration, commercial agencies and their contracts and disputes before the settlement committees formed at the UAE Ministry of Economy. He has established many local businesses and in all the free zones in the State foundations. Mr. Bassam is also experienced in arbitration at Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) as well as before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).