Dr. Jumah Nasser Al Kaabi

Leaders in Law endorses Jumah Al Kaabi as our exclusively recommended TMT Law expert in Qatar. If you wish to get in touch with Jumah please use the contact information provided above or email alkaabi@glc/qa.com  / law@glc-qa.com

Dr. Jumah Nasser Al Kaabi founded Gulf Legal Consultants in February of 2007. He heads and manages the growing legal team of Gulf Legal Consultants.He is currently the Board Director of Qatari Lawyers Association.

Mr. Al Kaabi is an accredited Legal Counsel of Commercial Arbitration Center of the Gulf Cooperation Council and has legally represented several members of Qatar ruling family members. He has gained exposures in both local & international laws from handling several key positions in Al Jazeera Satellite Network and Qatar’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Urban Planning where he acted as Head of Foreign Affairs Section and Legal Advisor respectively.

Career History

2018 – Present – Board Director, Qatari Lawyers Association

2007 – Present – Jumah Nasser Al Kaabi Law Firm – Gulf Legal Consultants – Managing Partner

2002 – 2007 – Al Jazeera Satellite Network – Head of Legal Section of the Foreign Offices

1996 – 2000 – Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Urban Planning – Legal Advisor

Education

Degree in Law, Applied Science University – Amman Jordan, 2002

Masters in International Trade Law, University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) – United Kingdom, 2006

Doctor of Philosophy – Brunel University London – July 2019

Technology, Media & Telecoms

GLC provides legal advice to leading and emerging players of TMT both here and abroad. Our firm has the ability to keep up on the fast-pace improvement of this sector and present a realistic and practical legal advice to our clients. GLC establishes agreements allowing the creation and ownership of copyrightable works according to the Qatari and International law, as well as publishing, distribution and representation agreements in the field of recordings, advertising, television and cinema. GLC’s specialization in TMT has aided and assisted several media entities from preparing their entity structures, policies and technology satellite contracts.

 

 

Gulf Legal Consultants (GLC) is a Qatari-based law firm working in compliance with the Qatari law organized to provide legal service requirements of individuals and companies in various business sectors in the State of Qatar and in foreign countries. GLC has a team of well experienced lawyers in diverse field of expertise in Qatari and International laws.

Being recognized as one of the leading law firm in Qatar and the outstanding performance in handling complex legal issues, GLC has obtained business affiliation with a number of international law firms and their branches around the world. Thus, GLC has the capability to assist clients anywhere in the world and obtain quick access to lawyers with the right expertise and depth of jurisdictional knowledge to meet the client needs.

The excellent reputation that GLC achieved in providing legal services to its clients, here and abroad, is the result of its extraordinary performance in their service. The practice is being managed by a group of skilled and well experienced attorneys with dedication and strong commitment to provide the best service to the clients.

Composed of a group of lawyers with unquestionable qualifications and expertise in different areas of practice, GLC has moved its way up beyond the level of its competitors in the trade of legal service provider. The firm continuously educate, train and update its team regarding the latest decree, act, ruling, policy, regulations, law and order, released by Qatari and international government through attending local and international conventions, seminars, training, symposiums and subscribing to publications that focuses on legal issues. These learning activities helped GLC lawyers to respond quickly and effectively to every challenges.

Through the years, GLC handled various complex cases both locally and internationally. GLC’s satisfied clients are the living advertisement that promotes the firm to other clients in need of legal consultation and advice. GLC understands the economic pressures the client faces in a highly competitive market and thus always aim to build a long term relationship with the clients through fair and equitable billing practices. Our lawyers strive for a cost-efficient approach both beneficial to GLC and its clients, hence, GLC never begins an engagement without full consultation on the cost and without providing the clients information of the expenses to be incurred.

Our Tenet

“OUR FIRM SUCCEEDS BY HELPING OUR CLIENTS SUCCEED”, guided by and abiding this principle, GLC is committed to maintain its prominent status by providing all local and international clients an extraordinary service only a dedicated and committed firm like GLC can provide.

GLC’s commitment to clients combines legal ability with accountability. We deliver the comprehensive resources and skilled advice required of a leading national law firm, and giving value to our clients by informing them of the realworld understanding of what right they have to expect for the fees they pay. Cost-efficiencies, responsive service and rapid turnaround are standard practices for our lawyers.

GLC insists on being in the forefront as new issues in law constantyly emerge and new areas of economic activity develop, guiding the creation of legal precedent and expanding the services and skills necessary to meet our client’s needs.

Service Plus

GLC go the extra mile to provide what clients rarely receive even from the largest firms: the right level of staffing for any matter, clear and informal communication in writing and in person, a practical understanding of business needs developed by working in partnership with each client.

We provide extra service beyond billable services by working with client staff to avoid duplication of effort, attending board and shareholder meetings to provide legal perspective, and making introductions among our clients to facilitate business development.

GLC always strive to give its clients additional services beyond the charged fees. The knowledge our team gained in their learning activities is shared and conveyed to our clients by providing in-house training, regular notice on public policy developments, conducting seminars and issuance of newsletter concerning legal news. When other firms may seem to focus on maximizing billable hours, we earn our clients’ trust by offering real value as partners and counselors.

 

Mohsin Iqbal

Leaders in Law endorses Mohsin Iqbal as our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance Law expert in Qatar. If you wish to get in touch with Mohsin please use the contact information provided above.
Mohsin Iqbal is a member of the Firm’s Global Projects and Banking & Finance groups and is based in the Firm’s Dubai office. Mr. Iqbal mainly practices in the area of banking, project and Islamic finance, and is consistently ranked in Chambers Global as a recognised expert for Projects in Qatar.

Practice Focus

Mr. Iqbal has a broad finance practice covering transactional banking, project finance (both finance and development aspects), acquisition finance and Islamic finance (including Sukuk transactions) that spans over nine years across the GCC region. He also has extensive experience acting on multi-sourced and ECA-supported financings.

Representative Legal Matters

Prior to joining the Firm, Mohsin handled the following matters:

  • Advising an American multinational investment banking and financial services corporation (as arranger) in connection with a USD 320 million conventional and Shari’ah compliant financing arranged for General Atlantic / Warburg Pincus (as sponsors) to fund the acquisition of a leading emerging markets e-payments group.
  • Advising Manhattan Capital in connection with a USD 18 million Shari’ah compliant Murabaha financing arranged by NBK Capital Partners to acquire educational assets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Advising Banque Saudi Fransi in connection with a SAR 600 million Shari’ah compliant Murabaha facility to partially fund the acquisition by the Abraaj Group and TPG Capital (as sponsors) of a major food retailer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Advising leading UAE-based cement manufacturing company in connection with a USD 100 million Shari’ah compliant Murabaha facility arranged by a major regional Islamic bank.
  • Advising the State of Qatar, acting through the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in connection with a USD 1.5 billion state guaranteed Shari’ah compliant murabaha financing for Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company.
  • Advising QInvest LLC as mandated lead arranger in connection with a USD 100 million senior secured conventional and Shari’ah compliant term financing for a leading luxury retail group in Turkey.
  • Advising the underwriters with respect to the USD 4 billion sovereign sukuk issued by the State of Qatar.
  • Advising the mandated export credit agencies on the proposed multi-billion dollar project financing of a petrochemical complex in Ras Laffan, State of Qatar.
  • Advising Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company (a Qatar Petroleum subsidiary) on its full retail IPO and listing on the Qatar Exchange in 2014, Qatar’s first IPO since 2010.

Admissions

  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2003)

Education

  • University of London (King’s College) (LLM Banking and Finance Law) (1999)
  • University of London (Queen Mary) (LLB) (1998)

Languages

  • English

Firm Description

Market disruption is an accepted reality for business, as new competition and technologies drive the pace of change faster than ever before. Our clients want lawyers who are prepared to lead, differentiate and adapt in a constantly changing world. They want advisers who are curious about the world, and embrace collaboration and candour.

As the original global law firm, we bring the right talent to every client issue, regardless of where the client is. We partner with our clients to deliver solutions in the world’s largest economies as well as newly opening markets.

We are global citizens, industry savvy, diverse and have a thirst for innovation. Our strength is our ability to adopt a new type of thinking and use cutting-edge legal technologies to help clients overcome the challenges of competing in today’s new world economic order.

We are Baker McKenzie.

 

Richard Deeb

Leaders in Law endorses Richard Deeb as our exclusively recommended Business Law expert in Qatar. If you wish to get in touch with Richard please use the contact information provided above.

Mr. Richard Deeb is a managing partner, able to work in English French and Arabic, with very good experience in Middle East, Africa and Asia. Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Dedicated to handle any litigation, arbitration, mediation advising and drafting any agreements or any other legal documents.

Richard Deeb has a very good experience in business law, corporate law, companies, joint venture acquisition and especially in real-estate and Intellectual property and trademark law.

Richard Deeb has gained both the Jurislex Best Award and the Corporate INTL award as one of the leading Corporate and Commercial lawyers, He was also been recognized by Jurislex Global network as Key Individual and the best practice Lawyer for hospitality and commercial.

He has represented clients in complex commercial litigation, with a focus on Corporate, Commercial and IP Aspect.

He is an advocate and arbitration law specialist. He works extensively across the Middle East, acting for governments and international corporations on complex commercial disputes under a variety of civil and common law systems.

Richard regularly advises clients across various industries on their commercial aspect compliance, policies and programs. Richard practice focused mainly on Joint venture, Commercial, Due diligence, corporate, Finance and intellectual property.

Richard is skilled in drafting expert legal opinions on complex issues and in support of both international and domestic arbitrations. Richard also regularly advises on various areas of law including litigious risks and avoidance. Richard also has experience in enforcement of foreign and domestic awards.

Richard career includes multiple representations of clients in complex commercial disputes and in commercial arbitration and has advised on multiple cross border transaction that have exceed 3.9 billion US$.

In addition to organizing and speaking at conferences, Richard is also acting as a board member of the Lebanese Institute of Market study and in charge of all the regulatory compliance and legal matter.

Education

  • Master 2 In Law University of Limoges (France)- Faculty of Law
  • Master 1 In Law – Lebanese University Francophone Branch – Faculty of Law and Political Science.
  • Member of the law bar in Lebanon.
  • Member if the International Law Bar
  • Member of the Intellectual Property association
  • Member of the Human rights Committee in the Law bar in Lebanon.
  • Member of the International Union of lawyers, worldwide organization.
  • Member of the international Franchise lawyer association.
  • Member of Jurislex exclusive Network and recognized as one of the leading corporate and commercial lawyers.

Experience

  • Managing the Firm and acting for and advising for foreign investors and international conglomerates for all the corporate matter and businesses matter in the Middle East including but not limited to advising on the startups, incorporation structures, implications of available legal structures (e.g. ownership, financing and employment), foreign investment regulations, related transactions and establishment of branches and across various sectors such as telecommunication, retail, industrial, media and technology and other regulatory matters.
  • Handling corporate litigation including arbitration or other kind of conflict resolution.
  • Advising on banking and finance deal of 3,4 Billion US$ for the construction of an entertainment city.
  • Advising on one of the leading Joint Venture in the automotive industry and handling one of the major ICC arbitration that have exceed 300 Million US$.
  • Advising on mega construction and mixed used project of hotels and malls for 6 Billion US$.
  • Establishing one of the biggest Joint Venture in the Field of Gaz and oil between Oman and Qatar 250 Million US$ .
  • Handling the restructuring of the group form a LLC to a Holding Group and arrange for all the due diligence for an Initial Public Offering.
  • Arbitration case in front of the DIFC for 180 Million Dollars.
  • Advising on arbitration case for one of leading technology company on the breach with one of their major distributor for the value of 400 Million US$.
  • Negotiation, and mediation for a conflict with an international company in the field of Gas and oil.
  • Advising on a financing project of 1.2 billion US $
  • Arbitration case in front of the Qatar chamber of Commerce for 6.5 Million Dollars.
  • Extensive experience in Licensing, franchising and distribution, transfer, acquisition and sale, sales representation and agency agreements teaming, joint venture and other commercial alliance agreements, relationships and outsourcing arrangements.
  • Advising on finance deal with a UK leading bank over 100 Million Dollars.
  • Advising on Corporate matter (joint Venture) related to one of the biggest international automotive company.
  • Advising on Major agency and distribution agreements for Multinational companies especially in the sector of Gas and oil, furniture, real-estate, cement, Iron, safety, battery, heavy equipment, automotive finance, investment…
  • Negotiation, and mediation for a conflict with an international company in the field of Gas and oil.
  • Drafting, reviewing, advising on major business and construction contract .
  • Advising on finance deal with a UK leading bank over 100 Million Dollars.
  • Establishing a Joint venture with one of the biggest company in the field of gas and oil.
  • Representing all the legal case in front of the court as well the arbitration in front of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and International Chamber of Commerce.
  • Handling all the construction contract and all the real estate matter of a leading construction company in the middle east.
  • Advising on agreements with regard of cross-borders multinational transaction (in finance, investment and real-estate)
  • Working with one of Major global technology group regarding a joint venture company in the Middle East.
  • Handling one of the biggest joint venture in the Middle East related in the field of heavy equipment with a pioneer multinational company.
  • Handling various legal case of multinational companies.
  • Handling one of the biggest acquisition deal of a multinational company.

Languages 

  • Arabic: Native language.
  • English: very good (Spoken, Read, and Written).
  •  French : very good (Spoken, Read, and Written).

Research, Articles and Publication

  • Politic and Diplomatic immunity
  • Intellectual property and trademark law.
  • Article about the real states law in Lebanon.
  • Persons of International and environment law
  • Conventions and treaties of environment law.
  • Protection of the littoral and the environment (international and comparative law)
  •  Many other articles related to sociology and philosophy.

Firm Description

D&C Legal Services operates through various, separate and distinct legal entities which are all specialized in their own legal field, and each legally qualified within its own local jurisdiction.

Our lawyers has handled thousands of cases and legal opinions in many legal fields and our group has evolved to become one of the leading firm with a cross-border experience and a diversified team of specialized and qualified lawyers each one within his own local jurisdiction. This organized teamwork enables us to consistently deliver the best results for our clients based on the specialization and the local experience of each of our lawyer.

D&C Legal Services renders a comprehensive array of legal services to businesses and individuals and our lawyers are determined to introduce higher standards of legal service in order to give the clients a renewed experience of satisfaction. D&C Legal Services understands the clients need for strategic legal services and provide useful solutions to their business matters.

We strive to maintain our reputation for excellence and are aware of the importance of dedicating special attention to ensure that the qualifications of our lawyers and support staff are always of the highest standards, and that we always adopt best international practice.

D&C Legal Services  provides a wide range of legal services in many fields, such as: incorporation and foreign investment, banking and finance, international trade and customs, maritime law, insurance & reinsurance, tax law, labor law, franchise and licensing, corporate, arbitration, intellectual property and real estate.

D&C Legal Services is constituted of a team of various and distinct lawyers who are all specialized in their own legal field, and qualified within their own local jurisdictions, the matter that ensures to our clients premium and specialized legal services provided by qualified and well experienced lawyers each based on his own legal specialization and within his own local jurisdiction.

Our extensive lawyers experience in law domain and our full understanding of the market put us in the best position to advise our client for the appropriate form of their business and to provide them with the premium solution to eliminate any legal obstacle.

At D&C Legal Services we spare no efforts in order to meet our client’s expectations and to develop our client database ranging from the smallest private businesses to the biggest multinational foreign company in the world of business and trade.

D&C Legal Services is an association of a highly professional and qualified team of lawyers, attorneys and law firms who are able to work in several languages allowing us to communicate easily with international clients.

 

Mr.Sunil Kumar P Mittal

Leaders in Law endorses Sunil Kumar Mittal as our exclusively recommended Arbitration Law expert in Qatar. If you wish to get in touch with Sunil please use the contact information provided above.

Mr. Sunil Kumar P Mittal has obtained his degree of law from University of Bangalore. He has been in legal profession for more than 16 years. He has been working with the firm more than 10 years. He has significant experience in the practice of both in transactional and litigation side. His practice area includes Corporate, Arbitration, International Trade, Intellectual Property, Shipping & Logistics, Banking & Finance, Energy, Real Estate and Construction. He is a member of Calicut Bar Association, India. He has proficiency in English, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada.

Firm Description

AL KHORRI & PARTNERS was founded by Mr.Hassan Abdulla Al Khorri, a distinguished jurist in the year 2002. Then known as Hassan Abdulla Al Khorri, Advocates and Consultants, the firm was concentrating on litigation practice. In the last 15 years the firm has grown in its size and diversified and expanded its practice in to all the areas. We recognize the role of a law firm as a bridge between international investors and the domestic legal system. We approach the corporate legal issues from the commercial and business perspective of our clients. We are equipped with a team who is capable of addressing any corporate and litigation requirement of our clients. We have strong net work across the Globe through our associates.

 

Khalid Bin Khalifa Al-Attiya

Leaders in Law endorses Khalid Bin Khalifa Al-Attiya as our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Qatar. If you wish to get in touch with Khalid please use the contact information provided above.

Born: Doha, Qatar, 1961.

Admitted: 1998, Qatar.

Education: University of Beirut (L.L.B. 1998).

Languages: Arabic and English.

Practice Areas: Litigation, Commercial Law, Sha’riya Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law.

Firm Description

Founded in 1995, Khalid Alattiya legal Consultant and Attorney, is now one of Qatar’s highly recognized and prestigious law firms. Due to this 1o years experience and with an extended team of 10 Middle east and European experts, we are able to offer to our local and international clients a full range of legal services.

Khalid Al-Attiya Legal Consultants & Attorneys is one of the long-term established law firms in Qatar, which specializes in legal representation and provides the best consultation services in the State of Qatar.
Khalid Al-Attiya law office also includes distinctive staff and teamwork, which consists of specialized consultants with a wide range of expertise in the legal field.

The office relies on three main principles while providing legal advice for clients: efficiency, professionalization and credibility. That’s why our clients trust us and always feel confident in receiving the best uncompromised legal services.

The firm was founded in 1995 by H.E. Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammed Al-Attiya (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Qatar). Our founder placed the cornerstone to consolidate the pillars of the firm through selecting a team of recognized lawyers, broadly knowledgeable, in addition to being with a well-built and excellent reputation for their innovative solutions of complex legal issues and are well known within the legal field. For these reasons, the firm has built an outstanding reputation of excellence and gained the trust of its clients.

These reasons are the base upon which Khalid al-Attiya law firm became well known, and its excellent reputation has perceived it both locally, within the Arab region, and internationally. On the other hand, we cannot deny the administration team’s contribution to the firm’s success, as they always aim to achieve the vision and goals of the law firm with ambition and hard work while maintaining the essence of teamwork.

We also confirm that, the firm’s success and outstanding reputation were achieved through excessively hard work since the day it had been established. It is built by a team of excellent lawyers and consultants that have exceeded high expectations and illustrated their knowledge within the whole spectrum of the legal services. They have gained the full confidence of our clients by showing their extensive experience of dispute resolutions and their high skills in negotiating settlements. Our lawyers had shown their legal intelligence before the judges and established a reputation of excellence in their practical experience. Moreover, our administrative team always have ambition with attracting well-qualified lawyers and consultants to ensure providing the highest quality of legal services for our clients. In addition to the usual role of the administration in managing and taking control of the firm, besides taking part in solving the situational issues in the right time, creating perfect atmosphere for efficient work and handling the efficient coordination between the firm, the consultants, and the clients in an effective way to handle any updates and deal with them distinctively.

Khalid Al Attiya Legal Consultants & Attorneys clients are the forefront and center of the law firm. They are fully aware and confident in the fact that at Khalid Al Attiya Legal Consultants & Attorneys, they will always be provided with unparalleled service and excellent legal representation. We also aim to achieve the best goals possible that align with clients’ needs and make sure that we have gained their satisfaction in the outcomes. For these reasons and more, Khalid Al-attiya law firm has been established as one of the best locally and internationally well-established law firms.

 

Kurian Kuriakose

Managing Partner for Morison Menon Chartered Accountants & Partners, Doha, Qatar and Chairman of Morison Menon Chartered Accountants & Partners LLC, a Qatar Financial Centre licensed audit and consulting firm in Doha, Qatar. Over 30 years of experience in Audit, Finance and Consultancy functions. Currently serving as the Board Member for Qatar Chapter of Institute of Internal Auditors; Past Treasurer for Indian Business & Professional Network, Doha Qatar; former Chairman of the Qatar Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Industry Experience

Financial Institutions and Banks, Manufacturing and industrial companies, Airlines, Car Rentals, Public distribution systems, Airport handling, Aviation College, Dealership Transport vehicles, Food distribution, Petroleum services sector, Trading companies, Retailers, Distribution agencies, Road Transports , Professional Service providers.

Domain experience

Audit, Internal Audits, Feasibility Studies, Market Studies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Valuation

Firm description

Morison Menon Chartered Accountants & Partners (MME) is licensed by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce to provide professional services including Audit, Internal Audit, Accounting & Accounting Supervision, and tax compliance services in the State of Qatar. We are a team of 30 plus professionals in Qatar with experience in all our service offerings.

Our group is an independent member of the Morison KSi, which has worldwide comprising of Chartered Accountants, Lawyers and Business Consultants. Morison KSi is present in 88 countries with 375 offices and employs 8990 plus professional staff with annual fee income over USD 1 Billion.

The team of professionals and consultants employed by the group are drawn from diverse sectors of the industry and offer professional assurance/advisory services including Financial Audits, Accounting, Consulting, IT and HR & BPO services.

Kurian Kuriakose

Managing Partner for Morison Menon Chartered Accountants & Partners, Doha, Qatar and Chairman of Morison Menon Chartered Accountants & Partners LLC, a Qatar Financial Centre licensed audit and consulting firm in Doha, Qatar. Over 30 years of experience in Audit, Finance and Consultancy functions. Currently serving as the Board Member for Qatar Chapter of Institute of Internal Auditors; Past Treasurer for Indian Business & Professional Network, Doha Qatar; former Chairman of the Qatar Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Industry Experience

Financial Institutions and Banks, Manufacturing and industrial companies, Airlines, Car Rentals, Public distribution systems, Airport handling, Aviation College, Dealership Transport vehicles, Food distribution, Petroleum services sector, Trading companies, Retailers, Distribution agencies, Road Transports , Professional Service providers.

Domain experience

Audit, Internal Audits, Feasibility Studies, Market Studies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Valuation

Firm description

Morison Menon Chartered Accountants & Partners (MME) is licensed by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce to provide professional services including Audit, Internal Audit, Accounting & Accounting Supervision, and tax compliance services in the State of Qatar. We are a team of 30 plus professionals in Qatar with experience in all our service offerings.

Our group is an independent member of the Morison KSi, which has worldwide comprising of Chartered Accountants, Lawyers and Business Consultants. Morison KSi is present in 88 countries with 375 offices and employs 8990 plus professional staff with annual fee income over USD 1 Billion.

The team of professionals and consultants employed by the group are drawn from diverse sectors of the industry and offer professional assurance/advisory services including Financial Audits, Accounting, Consulting, IT and HR & BPO services.

Salman Mahmood

Salman has been in the legal profession since 1996 and has extensive experience in the energy sector of Pakistan.

His practice with the firm focuses on oil and gas business, commercial contracts, agencies, media, intellectual and industrial property, telecommunications, hospitality industry, project finance and engineering, procurement and construction.

He advises a diverse range of corporate and institutional clients in the areas of dispute management and negotiations, public tenders and awards, human resources management and contract drafting and negotiations.

Salman has an LLB degree from University of Punjab in Pakistan and an LLM degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from the University of London in the United Kingdom.

He is licensed as an Advocate of the High Court by the Punjab Bar Council in Pakistan.

He is fluent in Urdu and English.

Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners:

We aim to provide clients with comprehensive legal support for their business activities in Qatar. Our firm is recognised for its strong practice and it ranks among the top law firms in Qatar in the principle areas of law.

Our social responsibility mission and strategy is to provide high quality legal services to our clients and engage in active community involvement.

Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners is actively participating in programmes like mentoring and externship programmes with the College of Law in the Qatar University. We are aiding legal talents to help prepare the new generation of Qatari legal professionals to help them cope with requirements of the present market needs.

Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners has clients from many different industry sectors. Our client base has grown significantly and includes both established businesses looking to increase market share and new market entrants, multinational corporations, growing national and international companies turning to us for our expertise and legal assistance.

Robert A. Hager

Robert Hager represents clients in a wide range of infrastructure and technology matters, including telecommunication ventures, transportation infrastructure development, real estate development, privatizations, and public-private partnerships in the Middle East, West Africa, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and the United States

Robert has served as counsel to governments, private companies, developers, lenders, borrowers, suppliers, engineering, and construction firms in projects and transactions finance supported by the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and other international lending institutions.

As part of his regular responsibilities, Robert has prepared and negotiated joint venture agreements, financing documents, sponsor guarantees, engineering and procurement contracts, construction and consulting agreements, technical services agreements, supply agreements, operations and maintenance agreements, and host country enabling decrees.

In addition to his international experience, Robert has worked on a wide range of U.S. transactions including the private placement of equity and debt securities, mergers, acquisitions, the formation of new companies, and complex transactions involving the sales of good and services, technology transfer, and the protection of intellectual property.

Robert is the founding chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Qatar.

 

Squire Patton Boggs:

We combine sound legal counsel with a deep knowledge of our clients’ businesses to resolve their legal challenges. We care about the quality of our services, the success of our clients and the relationships that are forged through those successes.

Breadth and Depth

Our client base spans every type of business, both private and public, worldwide. We advise a diverse mix of clients, from Fortune 100 and FTSE 100 corporations to emerging companies and from individuals to local and national governments. In the private sector, we provide the full range of legal advice required to implement practical strategies and resolve disputes. In the public sector, we counsel governments on privatization of whole industries and on establishment of regulatory systems under which new private businesses can compete. We also serve the regional needs of the countries and cities we call home.

Whatever is needed, we are able to deliver the seamless cross-practice, cross-border and industry-specific support that clients require for success in today’s competitive markets.

Client Focus

Clients expect knowledge of their business as well as high-quality legal skills from their law firms. Our combination of legal and industry experience allows us to better analyze client requirements and develop the right approach for the matter at hand. Clients receive tested insight and guidance from a team that understands their needs and is able to offer tailored solutions.

We are dedicated to our clients’ success, and their satisfaction shows it. We continue to advise successor organizations of clients that we represented at our formation some 120 years ago.

Business Has No Borders

With offices in 21 countries on five continents, our global legal practice is in the markets where our clients do business. We also have strong working relationships with independent firms in Europe and Latin America.

Our extensive practice and industry knowledge is shared via one of the most robust technology platforms in the legal business, as well as ongoing rotation of lawyers to our offices around the world. In addition, we apply knowledge- and project-management tools to implement continual business process improvements and enhance the value of our legal services.

Outstanding Value

We emphasize quality, efficiency and alignment with client goals as core standards to improve continually our service delivery and the value of what we do for our clients. We encourage and manage processes and tools to improve pricing models, training and resource optimization, knowledge management and more, all centered on our core focus – delivering the services our clients want, when and where they want them and with the value they deserve.