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The firm

SAHRA Petroleum Consulting was founded by Rashid Alkaff in Sana’a, Yemen in 2008. Starting with a small group of professionals, it focuses mainly on the consultancy and advisory services in niche market projects. SAHRA Consulting provides a wide range of specialist consultancy and advisory services across the legal, technical and financial sectors of petroleum, minerals, power and a wide range of related industries.

The company has expanded rapidly and provides legal services to cover all sectors and industries. From the time of inception, it has garnered the trust of the business community and its clients.

The firm offers clients dynamic bespoke advice and solutions to meet their business needs. Its trusted, professional and reliable team draws on the knowledge and expertise of its shareholders, partners and associates within the global development industry, and pays close attention to detail to ensure the best result to clients.

The firm is dedicated to its vision of being the leading consulting company in the country, providing a wide range of high quality specialist consulting and advisory services across the legal, technical and financial sectors.

Thanks to the firm’s in-house lawyers and legal associates, it has experts in virtually every area of business law. Its breadth of legal expertise means clients receive services of the highest calibre.

Areas of practice

Arbitration: the firm’s expert team of lawyers and legal associates is able to help clients facing disputes both locally and internationally.

Aviation, maritime and admiralty: the wide breadth of experience held by staff means the firm is able to offer high-quality professional services in aviation, maritime and admiralty law.

Commercial, commercial agency, contracts and construction: SAHRA’s advisors have extensive knowledge and experience in this field, meaning it is able to offer a range of advisory services to its clients.

Corporate governance, corporate and finance: the firm offers practical solutions for a variety of issues on corporate governance. The firm combines its wide experience with knowledge of relevant strategic trends to ensure the optimum result for clients.

M&A, due diligence, joint ventures: the firm is renowned for being one of the best consultancy firms in the country in this field and this is evidenced by the high number of awards that it has received for work in this sector. It has handled some of the biggest and most important deals that have taken place in the Republic of Yemen in recent years.

Drafting and negotiating contracts, oil, gas and mining contracts and law: SAHRA is experienced in drafting and negotiating contracts for large companies, government institutions and ministries across the oil, gas, mining and power sectors, as well as related industries. Its expertise includes production sharing contracts, joint operating agreements, joint ventures and due diligence investigations.

Finance, foreign capital investment law: the firm advises on a wide range of Yemen and cross-border financial and investment practices. Its advisors work closely with clients to provide high quality advice and solutions.

General practice and commercial litigations: the firm’s specialist team has in-depth knowledge of all local legislations including Sharia law, making it the most sought-after consulting firm in the Republic of Yemen.

Insurance – general: The firm provides high quality, practical legal advice and claims management across the full spectrum of insurance sectors.

Labour and employment: as part of the firm’s commitment to encouraging positive and legal management and employment practice, the team advises on employment issues including benefits, compensation and workforce-management relations.

Patents, trademarks and trade secrets: the firm specialises in the registration and prosecution of patents, trademarks and trade secrets. Its technical experts follow trends in each of these areas to ensure it acts on the most up-to-date information at all times.

Tax and social securities: The firm provides innovative tax structuring and advisory services across the full spectrum of tax and social security law. Its solutions are cost effective and absolute.


Other officesDubai

Number of lawyers14
at this office11

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