Dr Said Hilall Al Busaidy > Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co > Muscat, Oman > Lawyer Profile

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Work Department

Senior Partner of AMJ

Head of Litigation Department


Head of the dispute resolution department.

Dr Said specialises in litigation, arbitration, international laws and regulatory.  Dr Said enjoys rights of audience before the Supreme Court.


Deputy head of Africa department Oman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1979-84; judge and vice president criminal court, 1984-85; judge and president of the Criminal 1985-2001; vice president Supreme Court of Oman 2001-02; member of State Council of Oman 2003-07; Vice President of State Council of Oman 2007-15.

Specialist in public law, holding a doctorate from the Sorbonne, Paris, specialising in the law of the sea. Extensive experience of negotiating bilateral and multilateral treaties on behalf of the government of Oman.

Dr Said whilst appointed as Vice President of the Council of State (Majlis al-Dawla), the upper house of the Council of Oman, and was appointed by the cabinet of ministers to chair the committee entrusted with oversight of Oman’s new civil transactions law, a legislative landmark.


French, English, Arabic.


Chairman Higher Institute for Judges

Chairman of College of Sharia and Law


Al Azhar University Egypt (Bachelor of Laws 1979); University of Cairo Egypt (Master of Laws 1981); Sorbonne France (Doctor of Law (General and Maritime) 1984).


Reading, travel, spending time with family.

Lawyer Rankings

Oman > Shipping

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is active in a wide range of shipping law matters, including ship collisions, development projects related to shipping and the financing of ships. The practice is led by Mansoor Jamal Malik and Dr Said Hilall Al Busaidy; Malik is praised for his ‘very good knowledge of the local market‘. The firm’s client base includes both local Omani companies and prominent multinationals.

Oman > Dispute resolution

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is praised by its clients for ‘top-drawer legal advice’  and ‘agile but professional approach’. It demonstrates strong capabilities handling employment, commercial and construction disputes. In employment matters, the team acts for both employers and employees in disputes such as wrongful termination claims. Elsewhere, the firm acts for banks in debt enforcement work and it represents construction companies in litigation over breaches of contract. Practice heads Mansoor Jamal Malik and Said Hilall Al Busaidy are highly experienced in this area; Malik is ‘most impressive’, while Al Busaidy (a former vice president of the Supreme Court of Oman) has a ‘strong reputation for his sage advice and integrity’. Ayman Ali and special counsel Erik Penz are also recommended.