Dr. Siddig possesses expert knowledge of Banking and Business law , encyclopaedic in context knowledge of all branches of the law, a formidable English Common Law educational background , Indepth knowledge of the sciences and praxis of Islamic law and laws in MENA countries , 12 years GCC`s experience and the ability to research develope and achieve in a bilingual business environment of juridical diversity.

Experience

Chief Legal Advisor

Al Rajhi Bank 

Feb 2007 – Present / Riyadh

Supervise review and maintain legal framework of products and services for corporate , retail and projects finance. That in addition to supervising corporate, legal and regulatory complinace and local and international litigation with respect to the Bank and its local and overseas subsidiaries.

Advisor to Minister

MOL UAE 

Nov 2000 – Nov 2006 / Dubai

Advisor on compliance of UAE labour law with international standards, Represented MOL in FTA negotiations with US , Australia and EEC.

Head, Legal

Sudanese French Bank 

Jun 1995 – Nov 2000

As head legal officer of the Bank, directly responsible for consultancies , contracting, legal compliance of banking services products and operations and litigation. Advisor to the Board of Directors and lawyer in charge of corporate governance and capital restructuring.