Saad Naffa

Managing Director

Mr. Saad Naffa is the Managing Director of Naffa Law Firm (NLF). He has more than 25 years of legal experience in litigation, representation and advocacy, as well as an extensive practitioner experience in Banking and Finance, Aviation, Arbitration, M&A, Corporate and Non-Governmental Organizations Laws.

Holder of a Master’s Degree in International Business Law from the University of Western Sidney, Mr. Naffa managed to develop the firm through playing a major role in the response to the Iraqi and Syrian crises (and the overflow of refugees to Jordan and the neighbouring countries) since 2003, by advising national and international development and humanitarian cooperation agencies on registration models and operational activities in line with the local and international context by ensuring compliance with the national and international regulatory frameworks.

Among few in Jordan, Mr Saad Naffa is licensed as International Arbitrator and an expert in International Investment Agreements

He took the role of Legal Consultant and Public Health Law Expert with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the MENA region, and supervised the projects of Home Based Business (HBBs) with LENS (USAID) project, and Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with Plan International / EU in Jordan in 2017. He also was the legal advisor for the American Chamber of Commerce.

Mr Naffa co-authored the Amendments for Proposal of Land Mortgage Law with the Minimized Legal Committee of Bank’s Association, and Banking Law, along with several legal researches and articles published in the Jordan Banks Association Magazine and in the Global Market Briefings publications (GMB Research)

He is a member for almost a decade, in the Legal Committee of The Banks’ Association in Jordan.

He lectured the senior banks personnel on several topics including Demand guarantees, and Letter of Credits, and participated in many legal\banking conferences and seminars among them the “Reconciliation within National Borders” conference at Geneva Institute For Leadership And Public Policy (Switzerland), 2010.