Hashim Shekhuna > Mohammed Al Ruqaishi Law Firm > Muscat, Oman > Lawyer Profile

Mohammed Al Ruqaishi Law Firm
Office No 403, 4th Floor
City Seasons Complex, Al Khuwair
Muscat
Oman

Work Department

Corporate and commercial, Employment and Immigration

Position

Partner

Career

Hashim was a lawyer in the corporate/ commercial department of a leading law firm in the Sultanate of Oman.Hashim has extensive experience in assisting overseas entities with setting up their operations in the Sultanate of Oman according to Omani Commercial Companies Law, Foreign Capital Investment Law and all the relevant laws.Hashim advises on the laws, regulatory framework and administrative procedures on inward investment into Oman, the structure of business entities, incorporation of different commercial vehicles, licensing and permitting issues, employment, immigration, tax and customs. Hashim has extensive experience in drafting a range of commercial agreements including shareholders agreements, share transfers, commercial mortgages, intellectual property and copyrights, joint ventures, agency and distribution agreements. He advises in labour law, local and international commercial arbitration as well.

Hashim is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales and was admitted as a Solicitor in December 2008. He is a member of the Oman British Lawyers Association.

Languages

English; Arabic; Swahili

Memberships

Law Society of England & Wales

Oman British Lawyers Association

Education

He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of London. He has a Masters in Law from Kings College London.

Lawyer Rankings

Oman > Real estate and construction

Mohammed Al Ruqaishi Law Firm‘s practice is particularly active in handling construction disputes, with a proven track record in arbitration cases. It was bolstered in June 2020 by the arrival of Ali Naveed Arshad from Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP‘s Dubai office. Arshad co-heads the team with Hashim Shekhuna and Mohammed Al Ruqaishi.