Jeremy Pooley > Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO) > Muscat, Oman > Lawyer Profile

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO)
SASLO Building No.597/1, Way No.262
Airport Heights, Behind Oman LNG, Ghala
P.O. Box 1288, Ruwi, PC 112, Sultanate of Oman

Work Department

Corporate Commercial


Special Counsel



Jeremy is a Special Counsel in SASLO’s Corporate/Commercial team.

Jeremy is an international corporate lawyer of over 20 years’ standing. He specializes in mergers, acquisitions and divestments; joint ventures; PE/VC/buyouts; fund formation and asset management; capital markets; oil and gas projects (upstream and downstream); other greenfield and brown field projects; and corporate and commercial law. His practice has focused on the Middle East since 2011, and he has closed transactions across the GCC and wider MENA region.

Jeremy graduated with first class honours from Cambridge University in 1994 and is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. He joined SASLO from a London private equity law firm, where he was a partner. Jeremy has also worked in senior positions for UK magic and silver circle law firms out of Dubai, London, and Beijing and for a leading US law firm out of Singapore. He is listed in the Middle East edition of Who’s Who Legal 2017, and regularly contributes to legal journals and other publications in the region.


English, Hindi, French


Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


BA, English Literature, Pembroke College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1994

MA, English Literature, Pembroke College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1996

Postgraduate Diploma in Law (CPE), University of Law, London, United Kingdom, 1996

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC), University of Law, York, United Kingdom, 1997

Lawyer Rankings

Oman > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO) stands out for its work in the oil and gas sector, advising on acquisitions in this sector as well as commercial agreements. The team is also active in other industries, including logistics, construction and consumer goods. Practice head Thamer Al Shahry is praised as a lawyer ‘who can advise on complex matters and yet make it look very simple and approachable’. The team was bolstered this year with the addition of experienced corporate lawyer Jeremy Pooley from White & Black Limited.

Oman > Banking and finance

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO)‘s banking and finance team is experienced in advising financial institutions on capital markets transactions and assisting with the financing of acquisitions and developments. Many of the firm’s transactions comply with shari’ah principles. The key figures in the practice include practice head Thamer Al Shahry and Graham Mouat. Also recommended is special counsel Jeremy Pooley, who joined the team from White & Black Limited in September 2019.