Mohammad Abandah

Mohammad Abandah

Chief Legal and Compliance Counsel for Aon in the Middle East Region, based in Dubai-UAE.


Mohammad Joined Aon in 2021 as the Chief Counsel for all Aon’s companies and branches in the region overseeing all the legal, compliance, regulatory, corporate governance and corporate secretary requirements.

In his role, Mohammad supports the CEOs and the Management Team by providing legal guidance and solutions to support the businesses and to enable them to achieve their financial goals and the responsible growth while being compliant with all regulatory requirements.

Mohammad leads the regulatory interactions and manages the relationships with the regulators in addition to supporting and providing the business and the management team with guidance and advice on business opportunities, initiatives, M&A deals and corporate governance matters.

Prior to joining Aon, Mohammad worked for around 10 year as the Head of Legal for MetLife Gulf and before that for 14 years in the private practice in leading law firms, he was a partner and the Head of Banking and Dispute Resolution in Dajani & Associates.

Mohammad has a B.A. Degree in Law, a certified Private Mediator and an In-House Counsel Certified (ICC) by the Association of Corporate Counsel.

Mohammad is an active member of several legal, compliance, regulatory and insurance related associations and working groups.

Mohammad is married with 2 kids (17 and 13 years old)].