Mr Mansoor Jamal Malik > Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co > Muscat, Oman > Lawyer Profile

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co
MUSCAT INTERNATIONAL CENTRE
BAIT AL FALAJ STREET, PO BOX 686
112 MUSCAT
Oman

Work Department

Founder and Managing Partner of AMJ

Head of Corporate Commercial and Dispute Resolution  Departments

Position

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.

Career

  • 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.

Languages

English, Urdu, Punjabi.

Memberships

Door Tenant of 3VB Chambers London

Education

  • 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).

Leisure

Reading, travel, sport.

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

(Leading individuals)

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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.

Oman > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

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Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is regarded as ‘a point of reference in the Omani legal market‘, with it adeptly handling matters of the utmost complexity and significance for clients. Recent work included advising on privatisations, the establishment of limited liability companies and the restructuring of government-owned companies. The practice is led by Mansoor Jamal Malik and Ardeshir D Patel; Malik has more than 35 years of experience in the Omani market, while Patel is recommended as ‘an excellent lawyer to work with, and very knowledgeable and approachable’.

Oman > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

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Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is ‘known for its quality, not just in Oman, but also in the GCC‘. It advises on a wide range of banking and financing matters for Omani and international clients. The firm’s asset finance practice includes working for both lenders and borrowers, and in addition, the firm acts for clients in areas such as project finance and trade finance. The team is jointly led by Mansoor Jamal Malik and Marcus Pery. Associate Robert Calleja has a specialism in aviation finance. Asad Qayyum left the firm.

Oman > Projects and energy

(Hall of Fame)

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Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co‘s team has ‘a deep understanding of Oman’s energy market, laws and regs and administrative processes‘. It is particularly active in corporate transactions involving Omani energy companies. In addition, it advises on the development of energy projects and has also been involved in the privatisation of energy assets. The practice is led by Mansoor Jamal Malik and the ‘excellent‘ Marcus Pery. Malik is well-respected, with decades of experience in this sector. Asad Qayyum left the firm.

Oman > Real estate and construction

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co, whose team is ‘responsive and easy to work with‘, handles real estate and construction-related mandates involving infrastructure, leisure facilities and industrial developments. The firm’s non-contentious work involves advising on transactions and construction contracts. In addition, the group is also heavily involved in litigation and arbitration arising from construction disputes. Practice head Mansoor Jamal Malik is ‘hugely experienced and well-known in the Oman market’.