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MUSCAT INTERNATIONAL CENTRE, BAIT AL FALAJ STREET, PO BOX 686, 112 MUSCAT, OMAN
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Work +968 2482 9200
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Fax +968 2481 2256
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www.amjoman.com

Oman

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

As part of the largest domestic firm in Oman, Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co’s team is well versed in handling complex local and cross-border work. Marcus Pery heads the practice, which is experienced in advising international banks, finance and export credit agencies, government entities, asset managers and private equity funds on the full range of banking and finance matters; in particular, the team has expertise across a range of financing agreements and restructurings, as well as Islamic finance transactions. Highly regarded managing partner Mansoor Jamal Malik recently advised Oman Sovereign Sukuk on the establishment of a $2bn sukuk programme.

Leading individuals

Mansoor Jamal Malik - Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Marcus Pery - Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

The ‘excellent’ team at Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co displays ‘professionalism, commitment, and in-depth knowledge of local law’, with ‘profound industry knowledge derived from solid experience in the field’. The firm’s corporate practice has particular expertise in capital markets and M&A, and is well versed in handling private equity transactions, IPOs, capital increases, restructurings and regulatory issues. Managing partner Mansoor Jamal Malik is ‘widely respected in this area’ and ‘draws on his extensive experience in the field and an all-encompassing network’ to provide ‘seamless, tailor-made, pragmatic solutions’. Recently, he advised the government of Oman as issuer of a $5bn bond, which is the country’s largest bond issuance to date. Associate Mir Nasar Ahmad is experienced in cross-border acquisitions, capital markets transactions and joint ventures.

Leading individuals

Mansoor Jamal Malik - Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Next generation lawyers

Mir Nasar Ahmad - Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

The ‘excellent’ dispute resolution practice at Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is widely regarded as ‘a market leader’ in Oman. The ‘very good team’ is known for handling complex, high-profile claims before the Omani courts, with experience in both local and international arbitration. ‘First-rate’ litigator Mansoor Jamal Malik and Said Al Busaidy co-head the practice, which has expertise in commercial litigation, regulatory proceedings, administrative law claims, employment and private property disputes, and criminal cases; clients include international companies, financial institutions, government entities, and private individuals.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

The team at Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co has ‘an extensive knowledgebase of all oil, gas and independent power projects’, and is widely considered one of ‘the leading firms in the Omani projects and energy sector’. ‘Outstanding’ practice head Mansoor Jamal Malik is recommended for his ‘unrivalled knowledge of Omani law’, and according to some clients is ‘the best projects lawyer’ in Oman. Recent highlights included advising Oman Gas on the development of a $640m liquefied petroleum gas extraction and storage facility in Salalah. Marcus Pery is also highly recommended.

Leading individuals

Mansoor Jamal Malik - Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

The ‘strong’ real estate and construction team at Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is widely regarded for having ‘excellent industry knowledge’ and a leading reputation in the Omani legal market. Construction specialist Graham Mouat recently advised Eagle Hills International Muscat on Omani law pertaining to a mixed-use development project. ‘One-of-a-kind’ practice head Mansoor Jamal Malik is also recommended for his ‘great legal and business sense’.

Leading individuals

Mansoor Jamal Malik - Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

The ‘excellent’ shipping practice at Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is recommended for its expertise across the full spectrum of maritime matters, including ship financing, international commercial law, marine insurance and accidents at sea. Mansoor Jamal Malik and Said Al Busaidy jointly lead the team, which recently advised Société Générale on a complex $227m financing facility granted to Oman Shipping for the purchase of ten mid-range product tankers. Graham Mouat is also highly active.

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