Mr. Farouq Al-Hefnawi
(Expert Legal Counsel)
Farouq is an expert Legal Counsel with an extensive international and regional exposure. He has more than 40 years' experience in the legal field. In the last 22 years, Farouq has gained a profound practical experience in software and IT industry being a “Group Legal Counsel” and “Legal Director” for IT Multinational Organizations. He is a recognized authority in the area of IPRs, software contracts and IT Law in general in the Middle East. Moreover, Farouq is a prolific writer having written many articles on IT law as well as being the first to publish books on software contracts law in Arabic. His latest book is entitled “Risk and Exposure in Software and IT Projects – Deep Legal insights” published by Author House UK in 2015. Farouq is fluent in Arabic and English.