Dispute resolution in Qatar

Al Tamimi & Company In Association with Adv. Mohammed Al Marri

Al Tamimi & Company In Association with Adv. Mohammed Al Marri is 'very practical and decisive' and, through its affiliation with local advocate Mohammed Al Marri, is capable of acting in the local courts too. Hani Al Naddaf leads the team and is very active in construction-related disputes. Roy Georgiades was recently promoted to partner and acted for BNP Paribas in a bank guarantee dispute against Carrillion. Mohammed Al Marri is the key name when acting before the courts but also works on arbitration cases.

Practice head(s):

Hani Al Naddaf


They are always very attentive, send us the information quickly and are willing to listen at all times.’

Key clients





China Railway



BNP Paribas

Standard Chartered Bank


Salam International

Etihad Airways

Swatch Group


Jaidah Group

HSBC Middle East Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Acted for BNP Paribas in a dispute against bankrupt construction company Carillion concerning a bank guarantee.
  • Represented Al Khaliji Bank in a dispute against Logic Mall WLL involving facilities agreements.
  • Represented HSBC in a case filed by an individual against HSBC concerning alleged gross negligence from the bank regarding a bank transfer from a Qatari company to a Maltese company.

Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

Construction disputes have been a mainstay of Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners' docket, with expertise in both ligation and arbitration cases. Name partner Sultan Al-Abdulla leads the team and has acted before judicial and arbitral tribunals in Qatar. William Cattan is another notable name and particularly strong in the energy sector. Salman Mahmood is also highly recommended.

Practice head(s):

Sultan Al-Abdulla 

Key clients

China State Construction Engineering Corporation

Salam International Investment Ltd

Industry Technology Qatar

ETA Star Engineering and Contracting

United Engineers Malaysia

Hawar Group

Olayyan Financial Company

Ammico Contracting

Qatar Building Company

Qatar Petroleum Development Company

Work highlights

  • Acting for a real estate financing company in a dispute concerning a property sale agreement, involving a counter-claim.
  • Representing a Qatari public company in a dispute with shareholders relating to the annulment of an election for a board of directors, members of a shareholding company and in a separate case concerning the annulment of the general assembly’s decisions.
  • Acting for an international litigation funder, as creditor, in litigation proceedings in the Qatar Courts to enforce a multibillion-pound judgment against an individual and his company in Qatar.

Sharq Law Firm

Sharq Law Firm regularly represents clients in the civil courts in litigation, as well as in the first instance appeals courts. Rashid Al Saad is a key name for litigation and arbitration.

Practice head(s):

Rashid Al Saad 

Key clients


First Finance

Black-Cat Engineering and Construction WLL

Katara Hospitality

Al Khaleej Takaful Group

Elan Qatar WLL

Mas Holding

Tanween WLL

Jefferson Contracting WLL

Tadmur Trading WLL

Tekfen Construction and Installation

Nova Mills

Structural Qatar for Trading and Contracting

Boutique Smart Agency

Carriage Logistics General Trading

Carter-Ruck Solicitors

KINGSPAN Trading & Contracting W.L.L.

Material Change / PVP Triptis GmbH

iGuzzini Middle East FZE


Hire Equipment Co.

Orient Arab Trading & Cont.

Al-aham Co.

International Trade & Development

SUEZ International SAS (Qatar Branch)

Rayyan Mineral Water Company W.L.L

Qatar National Convention Center

Living In Interiors

Fadaat Media

Almuftah Group

Sealandgo Doha Trading

Diplomat Group

Qatar Development Bank

Nixon Hire Middle East

Agence Publics Qatar

Volume Cafe

Airlink International Qatar WLL

Al Majed Fashion

Al Sarah Management Consultancy Co.

Pragma lifestyle company

Al Nahdi Group

Al ManaraTrading

Onsite Event Services

Al Sadd Ice Plant

Awfaz GlobalSchool

Luna Design LLC

WAA Group

Alshaya Group


ExpeditionTrading and Services

LS Cable & System

Al Muftah Group

Links Group

Sehnaoui Plant

Dr. Hassan AlAbdulla Medical Center

Media Work

Qatar National

Broad Network

Work highlights

  • Representing Ahlibank in various litigation cases in the civil courts.
  • Representing First Finance in various cases in the civil courts.
  • Representing Black Cat in various cases in the civil courts.

Dr. Ghada M. Darwish Karbon Law Firm

Construction and energy disputes are the key pillars of Dr. Ghada M. Darwish Karbon Law Firm practice. The team is skilled in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution, with experience in acting in arbitration under ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) and AFA (French Arbitration Association) rules. Managing partner Ghada M. Darwish Karbon is a noteworthy name.

Practice head(s):

Ghada M. Darwish Karbon

Hassan A Alkhater Law Office

Hassan A Alkhater Law Office has acted before the Qatari courts as well as representing clients in domestic and international arbitration. The team works across multiple sectors but is notably prominent in disputes concerning banking, construction and employment. Name partner Hassan Khater is the key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Hassan Khater