Hisham E. Oweiss
Partner Head of TMT

Areas of Practice:
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Personal Data Protection & Privacy
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • English
  • Arabic
  • Sagesse University, Faculty of Law, Public International Law, LL.M.
  • Lebanese University, Faculty of Law, LL.B.

A seasoned corporate counsel with extensive experience in legal, compliance, data privacy and public policy.

Previously, Hisham served for over 10 years as the General Counsel at Samsung Electronics MENA Head Quarters; overseeing Legal, Compliance, Data Privacy, Government Affairs and Public Policy in 22 countries in the Middle East and North Africa

Hisham was acknowledged as a thought leader that established himself as a major force in his field with 20 years of experience in the legal and public policy sector in multiple counselling and advisory positions at high profile organizations – including FRiENDi Group (Now Virgin Mobile Middle East) and Arab Media Group (Member of Dubai Holding). He has designed, implemented and grown innovative and strategic compliance programs to enable his organizations to navigate complex regulatory environments.