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White & Case LLP
Alfardan Office Tower, 7th Floor, P.O. Box 22027
West Bay, Doha
Qatar

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

White & Case LLP advises corporate clients from a broad range of sectors, including sports, media, infrastructure, petrochemicals, hospitality and financial services. The team has significant experience advising state-owned entities, and is recognised for its high level of expertise in handling M&A deals. New York-based Michiel Visser has an active presence in the Qatari market and advises on high-profile M&A and restructuring deals. Doha-based Charbel Abou Charaf was promoted to partner in 2020 and has significant local and outbound M&A experience.

Practice head(s):

Michiel Visser; Charbel Abou Charaf

Testimonials

‘White & Case is by far the number one international law firm in Doha. Their advice is always accurate, whether locally or globally. They are reliable and always available for assistance. They are diversified and can cater to our needs. Very strong position in M&A deals.’

‘We work with Charbel Abou Charaf. He is very knowledgeable, experienced in international M&A, hands on, available and reliable.’

Key clients

Qatar Investment Authority

Qatar Petroleum

QatarGas

Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

Qatari Diar

Qatar Cool

Katara Hospitality

Amwal LLC

Qatar Aluminium Limited (Qatalum)

Projects, real estate and construction Tier 1

White & Case LLP has an experienced construction, projects and energy team, which has a strong presence in the oil and gas sector and advises a range of leading energy companies. London-based Philip Stopford is well known in the region, particularly in the Qatari projects space. Anne-Marie Wicks has a broad practice that covers the oil and gas, LNG, petrochemical and electricity sectors. Michael Turrini has extensive experience advising on construction litigation and arbitration. Payvand Vahdat advises on contracts and procurement as well as construction disputes.

Practice head(s):

Philip Stopford; Michael Turrini

Other key lawyers:

Anne-Marie Wicks; Payvand Vahdat

Key clients

Qatar Investment Authority

Qatar Petroleum

QatarGas

Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

Qatari Diar

Qatar Cool

Katara Hospitality

Amwal LLC

Qatar Aluminium Limited (Qatalum)

Dispute resolution Tier 2

White & Case LLP has extensive experience representing clients in high-profile disputes concerning major infrastructure projects, and has experience acting for the government and for developers. Michael Turrini heads the practice and is highly active in construction-related litigation and arbitration. Payvand Vahdat also has experience in construction disputes.

Practice head(s):

Michael Turrini

Other key lawyers:

Payvand Vahdat

Key clients

Qatar Investment Authority

Qatar Petroleum

QatarGas

Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

Qatari Diar

Qatar Cool

Katara Hospitality

Amwal LLC

Qatar Aluminium Limited (Qatalum)

White & Case is an international law firm that serves companies, governments and financial institutions. Our long history as a global firm means we are uniquely placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they are.

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