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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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Oman

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co has ‘sound knowledge of local and international laws’ and is known for its ‘responsiveness and flexibility’. Acting for lenders and borrowers alike, the team is instructed by power and water companies, state-owned enterprises, and retailers and Omani trading houses in addition to a number of domestic, regional and international lender banks. Key figures include senior partner Mansoor Jamal Malik, who heads the corporate, banking and securities practice, and Marcus Pery, who is acting for Majir Al Futtaim Properties, as borrower, in relation to a term loan facility agreement with Bank Muscat to develop a OMR180m shopping mall.

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 ‘professional, dynamic and very friendly’ practice group at Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Covalues its clients and knows how to maintain a good long-term business relationship’. Led by Mansoor Jamal Malik, the firm has expertise in corporate restructuring, M&A and shareholder negotiations, and joint venture and licensing agreements. Malik recently advised private equity investor Al Anwar Holding on its sale of stake in OmniVest. Other key figures include Ardeshir D. PatelAhmed Hashim and senior associate Mir Nasar Ahmad. Special counsel Graham Mouat left the firm for Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO) in April 2018.

Leading individuals

Mansoor Jamal Malik - Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Next Generation Partners

Mir Nassar Ahmad - Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co has experience of litigation and arbitration, where it handles a range of criminal, civil and commercial claims, including employment disputes. The disputes team is jointly headed by senior partner Mansoor Jamal Malik and Ayman Ali; Malik handled debt recovery enforcement proceedings, and Ali advised a construction engineering company on a $15m claim brought by a contracting company for the dissolution and liquidation of the client based on its failure to pay various contracting fees.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co handles the full range of commercial issues arising from renewable and conventional energy projects, desalination projects and mining projects. Practice head Mansoor Jamal Malik, who is noted for his ‘unparalleled expertise and breadth of knowledge’, is advising a refinery on the financing, development and operation of an approximately $8bn refinery project. Malik is also acting for Petroleum Development Oman in relation to the construction and operation of a major solar plant.

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

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is headed by the ‘very helpful and cooperative’ senior partner Mansoor Jamal Malik, who has ‘in-depth knowledge and experience of the Omani legal market’, especially with regards to the financing and construction of hotels, business parks, leisure projects, retail centres, industrial sites and office buildings. Malik acted for the Meethaq Islamic Banking, the Islamic banking arm of Bank Muscat, in relation to a OMR29m musharakah-structured financing arrangement for the refinance of existing facilities with the Islamic banking arm of Bank Dhofar. Other clients include Oman Tourism Development Company and real estate developer Muscat Bay.

Leading individuals

Mansoor Jamal Malik - Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co has experience of port development mandates and provides ongoing advice to various cargo shippers and maritime logistics companies. Marcus Pery advised Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and other finance parties on the provision to Oman Shipping Company of a $47m facility, which was secured by Marshall Island assets and was used to finance an LNG carrier. Mansoor Jamal Malik heads the practice group.  

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