Waleed Bishouty Partner / Head of IT and Cybersecurity Law

Waleed Bishouty

Waleed Bishouty is a technology and cybersecurity lawyer, with expertise in navigating complex IT landscapes. Waleed diligently oversees a spectrum of IT-related concerns, from outsourcing and cloud computing to blockchain integration and data protection. Waleed's paramount concern lies in ensuring legal compliance and implementing robust risk mitigation strategies for his clients, safeguarding their interests in an ever-evolving digital landscape. Waleed's commitment to shaping cybersecurity policies is evident in his recent appointment as an Advisory Committee Member of the Jordan National Cybersecurity Council.

Prior to joining Mazars, Waleed played a pivotal role in corporate and commercial matters, litigation, and arbitration, primarily focusing on the construction sector. His responsibilities included handling a USD 100 Million international construction arbitration dispute, large litigation construction disputes, banking claims, and trademark infringement litigations. His corporate and commercial experience includes leading roles in corporate mergers and acquisitions and covering a diverse range of corporate and company secretarial legal services.

Areas of Practice:

  • Information technology and cybersecurity
  • Intellectual property
  • Construction matters and disputes
  • International arbitration


  • Lawyer, Jordan Bar Association


  • LL.M. Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) Law, Queen Mary University of London (pending)
  • B.C.L./J.D. Law, McGill University
  • B.Sc. Computer Science, Princess Sumaya University for Technology


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French (intermediate)

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