Tarek Eltumi

Tarek Eltumi is a Libyan/New York qualified lawyer with a broad practice that covers corporate and commercial matters (foreign direct investment, joint ventures, restructurings), project development, finance and dispute resolution. He works principally in the sovereign wealth, oil and gas, infrastructure and telecommunications sectors, with a geographic focus on Libya and North Africa.

Tarek practised in Tripoli for almost ten years, where he advised on a range of innovative international finance deals and major infrastructure, oil and gas and tourism projects. During that time, he worked at the Libyan law firm Mukhtar, Kelbash & Elgharabli and acted for the British Embassy on a range of matters in that firm’s capacity as Honorary Counsel.

Tarek went on to work as General Counsel of AECOM Libya Housing and Infrastructure Inc., where he handled legal issues arising from the US$55bn Libyan Housing and Infrastructure Programme.

During the 2011 Libyan uprising, he served as special advisor and member of staff of the Prime Minister of Libya appointed by the National Transitional Council.

In 2012, Tarek joined global law firm Hogan Lovells, where he became a partner in the Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects practice.

Tarek is widely published on matters of Libyan law and has spoken at a number of trade mission events in Tripoli and London.