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 > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO) has a strong presence in the oil and gas industry; its work in this space includes M&A, (prospective) acquisitions of exploration blocks and share sales. The firm also undertakes a significant amount of work in relation to PPP, IWP and IPP projects. Elsewhere, it acts for clients on foreign direct investments, equity capital markets transactions and general corporate and commercial issues. Thamer Al Shahry jointly leads the group with Jeremy PooleyGraham Mouat is another key individual.

Oman > Real estate and construction

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO)‘ ‘hardworking and focused’ real estate and construction group is active in construction arbitrations and alternative dispute resolution. It regularly advises on mixed-used real estate projects, financing developments and PPP projects, among other matters. Thamer Al Shahry is a key name, as is Graham MouatSaid Al Shahry leads complex contractual disputes.

Oman > Shipping

At Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO), the shipping group is led by Thamer Al Shahry and advises ship owners, protection and indemnity insurers, and cargo owners. The team is active in infrastructure related projects and shipping finance where corporate contact Graham Mouat is the key name. Shipping related transactions and assets transfers also feature in the caseload.