General Legal Counsel at Ferrero GCC | United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Moutaz Abdullat is currently employed at Ferrero GCC as General Legal Counsel. He is looking after Corporate Governance, Food Law, IP, Data Privacy and corporate commercial matters. Prior Joining Ferrero, Moutaz was working at Nestlé Middle East as Regional Legal Counsel covering the regions of Middle East, North of Africa & Maghreb. Moutaz obtained his LL.B degree from Al-Bayt University in Jordan and his Master’s Degree in International Business Law from Paris Sorbonne University. In addition to his extensive experience in the above-mentioned fields, he is specialized in civil law, criminal law and international business laws. He gained his first experience at Abu Ghazaleh Intellectual Property, the pioneer trademark agency and legal consultancy firm in the region. He was a legal consultant in Jordan, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah and finally appointed as Office Manager in Dubai office managing the legal department. His experience enabled him to train law enforcement authorities including police officers and customs officials on the legal provisions regulating the role of public officials. Moutaz assisted in drafting several laws throughout the region by commenting on a number of laws. Moutaz is setting as a Board Member of the Intellectual Property Protection Advisory Board created by the Department of Economic Development in Dubai. He participated in numerous legal seminars, conferences, and events as a moderator or speaker.