Mr Ricardo Cid > Essa Al Sulaiti Law Firm > Doha, Qatar > Lawyer Profile

Essa Al Sulaiti Law Firm
Building 8, Al Mansour St. 980, Zone 45
P.O Box: 4912

Work Department

Legal Department


Senior Legal Counsel


Mr. Ricardo Cid is a practicing lawyer and member of the Portuguese Bar Association. He earned his Law degree, and subsequently, his master’s degree in Sports Law from Ciombra University, Portugal. Mr.Ricardo is also a member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Portuguese Rowing Federation.

Utilizing his language proficiency in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish, Mr. Ricardo has offered his expertise and legal services to a diverse-range of clients across Europe. As legal counsel and lawyer, Mr. Ricardo has provided legal services to governmental institutions, Portuguese and European construction, commodity transport and distribution companies.

At Essa Al Sulaiti Law Firm, Mr. Ricardo is the main point of contact for our international clients. He is also heavily involved in advising on cross-border mergers and in mediating delayed payment and non-payment issues in construction.

Areas of practice:

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Media, Entertainment & Sports
  • Property & Real Estate
  • Retail


  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian


  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association
  • Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Portuguese Rowing Federation
  • Member of Qatar Sports Arbitration Tribunal (QSAT)


  • Law degree from Ciombra University, Portugal
  • Master’s degree in Sports Law from Ciombra University, Portugal

Lawyer Rankings

Qatar > Dispute resolution

At Essa Al Sulaiti Law Firm, the disputes practice has experience handling international arbitration work for a steady stream of corporate clients and foreign businesses. Managing partner Essa Mohammed Al Sulaiti is recommended for construction disputes while Ricardo Cid handles non-payment issues related to real estate and construction.