The Doha office is licensed by the QFC and works in association with Adv. Mohammed S. Al Marri Advocates & Legal Consultants, which is licensed by the Ministry of Justice. We have two lawyers within Qatar’s litigation practice who have full rights of audience before the courts of Qatar.
Roy Georgiades is a Partner in Qatar’s Litigation practice.
Roy is highly experienced in handling corporate disputes before the courts of Qatar and possesses an excellent track record of successfully advising international and local clients in disputes of various natures within the sectors of banking & finance, employment, real estate, construction & infrastructure, intellectual property and in commercial agency disputes in Qatar. His practice also includes the provision of legal opinions and he advises clients on all types of litigation matters in Qatar and on civil law.
Before joining the firm in 2012, Roy worked as a Legal Consultant at the Central Bank of Syria. Roy also has 4 years of experience as an associate at Sarkis Law Firm in Damascus, Syria.
Roy is individually ranked in the Legal 500 2017 directory for Dispute Resolution in Qatar and forms a key member of the office’s Legal500 Tier 1-ranked litigation team.
- Regularly advising international and local banks on their corporate litigation matters, including commercial and civil cases. Clients include HSBC, BNP Paribas, Ahli United Bank and Standard Chartered to name a few.
- Advising on major infrastructure project disputes in Qatar in relation to complex employer, contractor and subcontractor claims, including clients such as Hyundai and Aktor S.A. amongst others.
- Successfully advising on the termination of commercial agency agreement disputes in Qatar for clients including Swatch Group and Otis Elevators.
- Advising a global security company in a unique shareholders and liquidation dispute against its local shareholder.
2008 – L.L.M. Masters in International and Internal Business Law, Paris II University
2005 – L.L.B. Bachelor of Law, Damascus University
2006 – Member of the Syrian Lawyers Bar