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Within Banking and finance, Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is a first tier firm,

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co has a longstanding reputation in the market. The ‘excellent’ team recently acted as local counsel to The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and other commercial lenders to Muscat City Desalination Company. The firm is to be retained as counsel to the successful bidder. The team has been busy assisting conventional banks with establishing Islamic banking businesses and products. Marcus Pery is recommended for his ‘years of local experience’.

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Within Corporate and M&A, Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is a first tier firm,

Mansoor Jamal Malik heads Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co’s strong corporate practice, which provides ‘solid service’. Recently it advised Sembcorp Salalah Power and Water Company on the IPO and listing of shares on the Muscat Securities Market. The firm also advised the International Finance Corporation on increasing the share capital of BankMuscat through a $195m private placement. Ravinder Singh is ‘a young, energetic lawyer – one to watch’.

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Within Dispute resolution, Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is a second tier firm,

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co has taken on three more UK-qualified lawyers with a variety of expertise to service its increasing client base. The firm advises local and international companies, consultancies, banks, government entities and individuals on a range of disputes.

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Within Projects and energy, Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is a second tier firm,

Go to firmAl Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co has been active in a number of power and water projects. The firm recently advised Oman Oil Company on the Musandam IPP and also acted for Sembcorp Salalah Power and Water Company. Mansoor Jamal has ‘an excellent understanding of Omani law’.

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Within Shipping, Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is a first tier firm,

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co has been retained by government-owned Oman Shipping Company to provide a full range of legal services, including advising on maritime, labour and employment, and corporate issues.

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