Department of Mineral Resources

Regulatory Legal Advisor
(+500) 27260

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Background & Qualifications:

Osama read law first at the University of Hull, UK and then specialised in Oil and Gas Laws from the University of Aberdeen, UK. Over the years, Osama has worked for national oil companies, multinational oil companies, Asian Development Bank and other donor funded development projects, law firms, and, advised Governments in various capacities. He has previously served as the Consultant to the Attorney General of Pakistan and remained a State Counsel (Prosecution) before the Court of Senior Puisne Judge, Islamabad High Court (Appellate Jurisdiction). 

Prior to moving to the Falkland Islands- Osama worked as the Group Head Legal at Pak-Arab Refinery Limited (a joint venture between Emirate of Abu Dhabi through its Mubadala Investment Company and the Government of Pakistan) managing and supervising prosecution of crude theft litigations pertaining to a ~2000 km. crude pipeline network.

Osama moved to the Falkland Islands during July, 2023 as is currently working as the Regulatory Legal Advisor with the Mineral Resources Department in connection to the Sea Lion Oil Field.’