Graham Mouat > 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
Oman

Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Special Counsel

Career

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

Graham has over 35+ years of international banking and finance and corporate commercial experience gained in South Africa, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia and Sultanate of Oman including as a Partner of MinterEllison, the largest Australasian law firm.

Graham has been working in Oman since April 2011 and is known for his commercial and pragmatic approach and ability to close deals on time and within budget. He has a track record of delivering high quality legal services that meets clients’ requirements. He has acted for domestic and international banks, companies and financial institutions on a range of complex financial transactions including cross-border leasing and capital market transactions, aircraft and ship finance, syndicated and bilateral secured and unsecured lending, leverage, private equity, derivatives, acquisition, real estate and project finance transactions. He has acted as Omani counsel for sponsors and lenders on a number of project finance transactions for the construction of electricity generation and desalination plants.

Graham advises various banks and finance companies on a variety of issues: including company law/corporate governance issues, product development, new laws, updating standard documents, banker/customer issues, contractual disputes, regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering/bribery/corruption laws, privacy and data protection, enforcement action and rights, powers, and remedies under security documents.

Languages

English

Memberships

Australian Lawyers Alliance

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Natal, South Africa, 1976
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Natal, South Africa, 1978
  • Higher Diploma in Taxation Law (DTL), University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, 1986

Lawyer Rankings

Oman > Shipping

Led by Thamer Al Shahry, Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO)‘s shipping practice acts for both private companies operating in the sector, as well as government bodies. In addition to Al Shahry, Graham Mouat frequently acts on shipping-related corporate transactions.

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.