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
The Doha Office hosts a blend of partners and associates, qualified in both civil and common law jurisdictions. The 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. There are two senior lawyers within Doha’s litigation practice who have full rights of audience before the courts of Qatar. Through a collaborative approach, this diverse group of international and local lawyers possess an unrivalled knowledge of Qatari law, custom and process and have the ability to guide organisations to success through Qatar’s continually evolving regulatory environment.
We have an excellent track record in Qatar, having advised on some of the country’s most innovative and complex transactions. Our experience enables us to offer our clients the highest quality of legal services in an effective, proactive and cost efficient manner. Our team handles all legal aspects of a transaction, providing complex structuring advice, drafting and negotiating agreements and complying with sound international practices, yet still complying with local laws. We provide assistance to companies in obtaining relevant licences and permits. Our ability to represent clients before local courts ensures we can provide our clients with a truly comprehensive service.
The Doha office currently holds more Legal 500 EMEA Tier 1 practice area rankings than any other law firm in the jurisdiction. It is also a top-tier listed firm for financial and corporate matters as ranked by the IFLR 1000.Contact us