This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
Frank Lucente is a Partner in the Corporate Commercial practice of the Qatar office having previously worked in this field in Australia, Asia and the Middle East for over 25 years. Frank has had a wide exposure to all manner of corporate commercial transactions as well as having had experience in trusts and taxation.
Frank advises clients on most aspects of Corporate Commercial law and provides practical advice on business structures. He has dealt with all manner of business establishments and is quick to recognise particular concerns of clients and provide practical solutions in a timely manner.
Frank has acted for a number of clients including NYSE-Euronext, Thyssen-Krupp, GE Oil & Gas, Qatar Rail, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Chevron-Phillips, Msheireb Properties; Lufthansa, Fiat-Chrysler and Qatar Islamic Bank.
1987 – Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne
1978 – Bachelor of Arts with Honours, La Trobe University
1988 – Supreme Court of Victoria
1988 – High Court of Australia