Mr. Abdulhakim M Abdi; Degree of Masters of Laws (LLM), from Amsterdam University of Netherlands, June 30, 2001 with 18 (Eighteen) years’ experience in the legal and justice systems in Ethiopia and Somalia/Somaliland: focused on rule of law, access to Justice and program coordination, and sufficient knowledge and working experience in business, corporate and commercial, land and natural resource related laws. Abdulhakim is a managing director and coordinates the governance, corporate and commercial section. Abdulhakim was a key to Somaliland judiciary reform project.
Hassan Farah “ Hassan is a senior lawyer with expertise in Somaliland laws, especially company, commercial and investment-related laws. Mr. Hassan was the primary consultant to develop, regulatory framework for Somaliland energy sector including legislation, regulations, and policy framework, Hassan also reviewed and emended Somaliland Company Law, Investment Law, and Commercial Code, he served as a legal consultant Somaliland House of Representatives, National Electoral Commission, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Minerals and Energy, Ministry of Commerce and Investment, Ministry of Interior, Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture, USAID Economic Growth program, DFID, SDF, ESRES, World Bank, and EU. His core strength includes drafting laws, policies, company bylaws (articles of association and memorandum of understanding), regulations, company formation, with emphases on tax laws, banking laws, employment related issues, facilitation of registration and due diligence on regulatory regimes in Somaliland and Somalia. Mr. Hassan assisted the merger of biggest energy companies in Somaliland.