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Eversheds Sutherland in Qatar

Qatar is a country of great opportunity and one that can provide a hub to the rest of the Middle East region and beyond.

We listen to what you want and then deliver a tailored service that meets your objectives.

Areas of experience in Qatar

Our team of lawyers in Qatar is able to advise across a range of services and sectors including;

  • Corporate/M&A and joint ventures 
  • Banking and finance (including Islamic banking and finance) 
  • Commercial (commercial contracts, agency/distribution agreements, licensing, IP/IT) 
  • Education 
  • Employment 
  • Energy (oil and gas) 
  • Energy (nuclear and renewable) 
  • International projects and construction 
  • Leisure 
  • Litigation and dispute management 
  • Real estate 
  • Regulatory 
  • Telecommunications.

Our partners are internationally trained and qualified. Most members of the team have previously worked either in leading international and/or regional law firms or with major multinational corporations. Our combined linguistic skills include Arabic, English and French.

Experience in Qatar

Our Doha office is the first international law firm to be a licensee in the Qatar Financial Centre. The Qatar Financial Centre has been created with a long-term perspective to support the development of Qatar and the wider region, develop local and regional markets, and strengthen the links between the energy based economies and global financial markets. We are at the heart of this business district and ideally situated to act as a strategic link between East and West.

Our lawyers in Qatar represent a diverse range of clients, from large multinational and regional corporations to small and medium businesses and investors. These clients are drawn from a range of industries, including banking, construction, consumer products, entertainment, government, infrastructure, media, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and utilities.

Innovation in Qatar

Our team of specialists in Doha use international best practice where appropriate but always take into account local practices and customs. We respect existing practice but always seek to move forward where appropriate.

We also innovate in offering you a single point of contact for advice on all of your legal issues, regardless of size, nature or jurisdiction. Our experience, regional coverage and understanding of the market means you get a seamless service wherever you’re doing business. This is combined with an award winning project management approach to your work where everything will be scoped, planned and costed upfront and then carefully project managed to conclusion. You get a clear process and a clear idea of what we are doing for you at all times.

Awards

We are recent winners of the Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2014; Commercial team of the year, Litigation and Dispute Resolution team of the year and Property and Construction team of the year.

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