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Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

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Founder and Managing Partner of AMJ

Head of Corporate Commercial and Dispute Resolution  Departments


Mansoor is AMJ’s founder, managing partner and head of the corporate commercial and dispute resolution departments. Mansoor’s specialist areas of expertise include banking and project finance, Islamic finance corporate, natural resources, projects and infrastructure, regulatory, transport, telecommunication real estate and construction, and dispute resolution

Mansoor advises private and governmental organizations on wide variety of legal issues both contentious (including arbitrations) and non-contentious  on major commercial and structural projects involving a diverse range of banking, commercial, construction, international corporate and project finance, Islamic finance M&As, privatisations, insurance, capital markets, corporate governance, Islamic law, tax, telecommunications and civil aviation sector, HR/labour matters.

Mansoor is a listed Oman Court of Appeal arbitrator who enjoys rights of audience before the Supreme Court.


  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1983,
  • Trained in England,
  • Resident Manager of Walker Martineu Saleem Oman in 1986;
  • Founder/Managing Partner of Mansoor Jamal & Co Oman in 1994;
  • Founder/managing partner Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co. 2004-present.


English, Urdu, Punjabi.


Door Tenant of 3VB Chambers London


  • University of Hull (Bachelor of Laws 1982);
  • Council of Legal Education (1983);
  • Admitted to practice as barrister at law, Inns of Court, 1983 (member of Lincolns Inn).


Reading, travel, sport.

Lawyer Rankings

Oman > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

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Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co‘s market-leading banking practice, which is jointly led by senior partner Mansoor Jamal Malik and Marcus Pery, handles transactions involving both conventional and Islamic financing structures, particularly sovereign sukuks and musharakah. It also has additional strengths in asset finance and project finance transactions. Pery, who is noted for syndicated lending work, has a strong profile among both lenders and borrowers. Senior associate Andrew Coddington advises on Islamic financing transactions.

Oman > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

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The well-regarded corporate team at Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is active in the full spectrum of matters for Omani and foreign clients, including M&A, joint ventures and takeovers. Seasoned practitioner Mansoor Jamal Malik oversees the practice, with support from head of corporate and capital markets Ardeshir D Patel. Areas of growth for the team include advising on REITs and debt restructuring matters. Senior associates of note include Ahmed Al Busaid, who advises on IPOs, and Robert Booth.

Oman > Dispute resolution

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Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is ‘without a doubt the market leader in dispute resolution in Oman’. It continues to have an excellent reputation handling commercial disputes, civil litigation and arbitration proceedings. Senior partners and practice heads Mansoor Jamal Malik and Said Hilall Al Busaidy are the key names for complex infrastructure, construction and engineering disputes. On the criminal litigation side, Ayman Ali is the recommended contact. Majda Al Riyami, who made partner, leads the firm’s Arabic disputes practice. Counsel Erik Penz left to join the Bermuda office of Kennedys.

Oman > Projects and energy

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Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co‘s projects team works closely with practitioners in the banking and M&A departments to handle mandates for clients in the oil and gas and wider energy sector. The firm is also increasingly instructed in PPP projects. Mansoor Jamal Malik has over three decades of experience in matters concerning water infrastructure. Ardeshir D Patel has expertise in corporate finance and capital markets transactions.

Oman > Shipping

At Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co, the shipping and maritime practice has a strong profile among top clients such as the Government of Oman. It has a strong track record advising on ship financings, contractual disputes and marine pollution matters. Mansoor Jamal Malik has expertise in handling cross-border cargo disputes. Senior associate Andrew Coddington is knowledgeable about ship financing and vessel sales.

Oman > Real estate and construction

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Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co has a first-rate reputation in construction projects, with its work covering mixed-use developments, energy and infrastructure projects, hotels and tourism complexes, among other areas. Its team also handles real estate transactions, project finance transactions, dispute resolution and has seen growth in REITS-related matters. Practice head Mansoor Jamal Malik, who is highly rated by peers and clients, manages large power and water infrastructure projects. Ravinder Singh and senior associate Robert Booth are other notable individuals.