History

Osama Sukkari & Associates - Attorneys at Law was founded in 1982 in Amman, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, by Attorney Osama Sukkari. Since the onset of the practice, the Firm has operated as a boutique law firm, a stance that continuously contribute to our success.

The Firm initially operated as a broad litigation firm, however, within a few years and due to the expertise both of its founder as well as of the other members of the team, the Firm made a dynamic and rapid entrance into all other sectors of law. Osama Sukkari & Associates has firmly situated itself in the market and is now considered a top and leading law firm in numerous sectors including Banking and Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Infrastructure and Litigation. 

The Founder

Attorney Osama Sukkari is the founder and Managing Partner of the Firm. Mr. Sukkari commenced his legal career in 1978, after graduating from the Arab University of Beirut, School of Law (LL.B., 1978). Mr. Sukkari is an experienced Litigator and Arbitrator, as well as a competent corporate law advocate, with emphasis on Banking and Finance and is considered a figure of high-standing in the Jordanian legal market.

Mr. Sukkari is often consulted on litigation and on points of law matters in the Kingdom and has a recognized expertise in the fields of Corporate and Commercial Transactions and Agreements; Corporate and Commercial Litigation; Banking and Finance; Islamic Finance transactions; Bankruptcy and Liquidation; Construction Contracts; Litigation; Arbitration, Investments and Legislative Drafting.

Mr. Sukkari has handled and successfully settled a plethora of cases, many of which were multi-million landmark cases. Due to Mr. Sukkari’s profound knowledge of law, he has also acted as a chairman, party, and as a sole arbitrator in cases involving banking financing, commercial, infrastructure, telecommunications and civil issues. Because of his distinguished expertise, Mr. Sukkari has served on the redrafting committee of the Jordan Companies Law. Mr. Sukkari is currently acting as a general counsellor for several local and regional companies and banks.

Attorney Osama Sukkari is a member of many accredited associations and organizations; Τhe Jordan Bar Association, The Board of Directors of Bank of Jordan/ Syria, The Social Security Insurance Council, The Social Security Corporate Governance Committee and The Social Security Affairs Committee. Mr. Sukkari is also Member of Board of Directors for several industrial and commercial Public Listed companies.