Dr. Jumah Nasser A. AL-Kaabi

Dr. Jumah Nasser A. Al-Kaabi is our exclusively recommended TMT Law expert in Qatar on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jumah directly using the contact details listed above.

We live by our tenet that “Our Firm succeeded by helping our clients succeed”; of course, we owe and attribute our success to our valued clients who continuously showered us with their trust and confidence to handle their legal issues and concerns.

However, our Firm is also most aware that our Firm’s success is a result of team efforts and contribution attributed by the team members consisting of our competitive and trustworthy legal consultants together with the rest of the GLC team members, being our internal clients.

Hence, our Firm’s achievements can be credited to both our internal and external clients which have been our Firm’s chief assets.

At the same time, we give credit to the globally challenging competitors who had given us the right amount of motivation and enthusiasm to keep going and excel in our career field.

Qatar is a peninsular Arab country whose terrain comprises arid desert and a long Persian (Arab) Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes. Also on the coast is the capital, Doha, known for its futuristic skyscrapers and other ultramodern architecture inspired by ancient Islamic design, such as the limestone Museum of Islamic Art. The museum sits on the city’s Corniche waterfront promenade.

Mohamed Zied Boussett

Mohamed Zied Boussett is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Qatar on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mohamed directly using the contact details listed above.

Arbitration, a form of alternative dispute resolution, is a way to resolve disputes outside the courts. The dispute will be decided by one or more persons, which renders the ‘arbitration award’. An arbitration award is legally binding on both sides and enforceable in the courts.

Mohamed Zied Boussett has extensive experience in litigation, arbitration, banking, and insurance law, construction law, as well as hospitality law.

Firm Overview:

Alhababi Law Firm was founded by Khalid Alhababi, who used to be among the first Qatari legal counsellor to join the legal department of Ras Gas, which later merged with Qatar Gas.

After extensive experience at Ras Gas, Khalid Alhababi established this law firm with the vision of creating a Qatari law firm applying international standards both in the quality of legal services and client care. The firm is missioned to distinguish its services with quality, professional communications, and value!

With this determination for excellence, Alhababi has been privileged to have top lawyers and staff with vast experiences and high qualifications. The team at Alhababi Law Firm speaks Arabic, English, French, and Italian! Alhababi cooperates with a unique network of of-counsels and international law firms.

Andrew Wingfield

Andrew Wingfield is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Qatar on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Andrew directly using the contact details above.

Andrew is based in our Doha office and is the firm’s Middle East Regional Head and also heads up the firm’s Corporate Practice Group in the Gulf.

Andrew has worked at the firm for 30 years. He is a corporate, commercial, banking and financial services lawyer by background and has been in Qatar since 2005.

During his time in London, Hong Kong, New York and Doha he has been involved in a wide variety of corporate, commercial and finance matters including IPOs, business start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, group restructurings, commercial contracts, equity and debt offerings and financings. In addition, he has advised banks and financial institutions on loan and financing documentation as well as securities, commodities, futures, derivatives and foreign exchange dealings.

He has also given advice on the marketing and sale of these products and financial services regulatory and compliance matters generally.

Firm Overview:

From our offices in major business and financial centres throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we view the world through the lens of our key sectors: asset management and investment funds, financial institutions, life sciences and technology, media and telecommunications.

We also focus on the Energy & Infrastructure markets, in particular through our international projects and construction teams.

For our clients this means they benefit from a law firm fully focused on their sector, wholly understanding of the challenges that they face and completely tuned in to their needs.

Kurian Kuriakose BSc FCA CISA MBA LLB

Mr. Kurian Kuriakose is seasoned professional with over 24 years of experience in the field of Audit, Internal Audit, Finance, Accounting, Law and Management. He is the Managing Partner for the office in Qatar. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Bradford in UK. He is a Certified Information System Auditor and member of ISACA headquartered in Chicago, USA. He is a member of the Certified Internal Auditors chapter in Qatar. Mr. Kuriakose holds two Bachelors degrees from the University of Calicut in India

Mission Statement:

Audit Division
We will serve our clients with a proactive and positive approach, understanding client needs and delivering required services with honesty, integrity and professionalism.  We will recruit, train and motivate people to perform effectively and efficiently.

Incorporation Division
We will provide maximum possible transparency and clarity to procedures and regulations for setting up business in Qatar and its special economic zones. We will contribute to the economy of Qatar by attracting investments  which in turn will help us grow.

Business Support & Consulting Division
Provide cost effective, best in quality services to the clients and achieve the status of one of the leading 5 consulting firms in the Qatar by the year 2012.

Salman Mahmood

Salman Mahmood is our exclusively recommended Energy & Natural Resources Law expert in Qatar on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Salman directly using the contact details listed above.

His practice with the firm focuses on oil and gas business, commercial contracts, agencies, media, intellectual and industrial property, telecommunications, hospitality industry, project finance and engineering, procurement and construction.

He advises a diverse range of corporate and institutional clients in the areas of dispute management and negotiations, public tenders and awards, human resources management and contract drafting and negotiations.

Salman Mahmood has an LLB degree from University of Punjab in Pakistan and an LLM degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from the University of London in the United Kingdom.

Firm Overview:

We aim to provide clients with comprehensive legal support for their business activities in Qatar. Our firm is recognised for its strong practice and it ranks among the top law firms in Qatar in the principle areas of law.

Our social responsibility mission and strategy is to provide high quality legal services to our clients and engage in active community involvement.

Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners is actively participating in programmes like mentoring and internship programmes with the College of Law in the Qatar University. We are aiding legal talents to help prepare the new generation of Qatari legal professionals to help them cope with requirements of the present market needs.

Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners has clients from many different industry sectors. Our client base has grown significantly and includes both established businesses looking to increase market share and new market entrants, multinational corporations, growing national and international companies turning to us for our expertise and legal assistance.

Frank Lucente

Frank Lucente is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial practice of the Qatar office having previously worked in this field in Australia for some 20 years. Frank has had a wide exposure to all manner of corporate commercial transactions as well as having had experience in trusts and revenues fields.

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.

Firm Overview:

The largest and most dynamic non-affiliated law firm in the Middle East with 14 offices across 8 countries and comprising 305 Fee Earners lawyer (partners are included).

Over the years we have advised, and continue to support, government, government-owned entities, local, regional and international companies, banks and financial institutions along with both international and regional law firms.

Our core strength is our people and the diversity of their experience and local knowledge. Our reputation for excellence and regional experience extends beyond our network of offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq and Bahrain. As a firm, our ability to practice local law in each of these jurisdictions – and the ability of each of our licensed litigators to have rights of audience before local courts – is a unique strength that truly sets us apart from our competitors.

But more importantly, our strength comes from our clients’ trust that we will give them the quality of service that they deserve. It’s our business to find creative and commercial legal solutions whilst focusing on making the law work for you.