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Eversheds Qatar wins 'National Law Firm of the Year Award'

  • Qatar
  • Banking and finance
  • Financial services


The Qatar office of international law firm Eversheds has been awarded the IFLR ‘National Law Firm of the Year Award 2008’. The awards are given based on the recommendations of in-house counsel at the world’s most prominent financial institutions and companies.

Amjad Hussain, Partner & Head of Banking & Islamic Finance - Middle East said:

This last year has been an outstanding year for the Qatar office, after winning substantially more work our reputation in the market is well and truly cemented. In receiving this award it demonstrates the progress the office has made in a short space of time and is recognition of the hard work and effort that has been put in by all members of the banking team and the wider office . This has been an exciting period in the development of the firms middle eastern offices and after competing against other international and local firms this award confirms us as one of the top legal firms in Qatar.

Chris Jobson, Managing Partner for the Middle East said:

The award is testament to the hard work of the team in Qatar for many top tier clients including Citibank, HSBC, Masraf Al Rayan and Qatar National Bank. The award also recognises the Firm's commitment to the region reflected by the opening of our new office in Abu Dhabi where we are already doing top quality work for many high profile clients.

Eversheds Banking and Islamic Finance group is now one of the largest and strongest banking and finance practices in Qatar.