Firm Profile > DLA Piper Oman LLP > Muscat, Oman
DLA Piper Oman LLP Offices
7TH FLOOR, SKY TOWER,489 35th STREET
AL KHUWAIR, PO BOX 200
POSTAL CODE 134, JEWEL BEACH
DLA Piper Oman LLP > Firm Profile
The firm: DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers in more than 30 countries throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, positioning it to help companies with their legal needs around the world. DLA Piper strives to be the leading global business law firm by providing quality and value to clients every day. The firm achieves this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help clients succeed, and by delivering consistently across its full-service platform.
Areas of practice: Corporate: the firm advises clients throughout the region on a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions – both buyer and seller sides, private equity, investments and divestments, corporate finance including capital markets fund formation, Islamic finance and joint ventures.
Employment: the firm is the only international legal practice offering a complete employment law service to businesses throughout the Middle East. The firm is conversant with the complex jurisdictional issues that apply across the different ‘free zones’.
Engineering and construction: the firm’s lawyers advise on all forms of contracts, including construct only, design and build, EPC, EPCM, alliance, construction management, project management, O&M consultancy and the full suite of FIDIC and other commonly-used standard form contracts.
Finance and Islamic finance: the firm has vast experience of advising financial institutions on a variety of banking arrangements. The Islamic finance group has worked on numerous structures, including Ijara, Murabaha, Mudaraba, Takaful, Musharaka, Istisna’a, Wakala and Sukuk transactional structures, actively engaging with the Shari’ah scholars to develop constructs that are both Islamically compliant and commercially viable.
Global government affairs: global government affairs is the strategic communications and government relations international legal practice of DLA Piper. The firm’s communications and public policy team offers expert lobbying and communications support to public and private sector clients across the region and throughout the world.
Intellectual property and technology: the IPT team is among the largest and most consistently recognised leading practices in the Middle East. The firm’s lawyers deliver the highest quality technical expertise, combined with commercial pragmatism and in-depth sector experience.
Litigation, arbitration and investigations: the firm is one of the few international legal practices with a dedicated and specialist legal team permanently on the ground. The firm’s regional lawyers have genuine expertise in all areas of dispute resolution (including litigation and arbitration) and regulatory requirements.
Projects and project finance: the firm’s lawyers have a full understanding of the local regulatory environments and market drivers. The team is experienced across the full spectrum of infrastructure and project finance-related issues. From project structuring and delivery to construction and finance, the practice provides the know-how to tailor documents to local commercial conditions.
Real estate: the firm acts for some of the world’s largest real estate investors and developers and many leading master developers and government-owned entities on some of the most high profile projects. The firm has considerable experience in the acquisition and development of freehold and leasehold property and the structuring of mixed-use schemes, including community and strata title schemes.
Restructuring: the firm handles assignments from the mid-market to the largest national and international restructurings and insolvencies. It is the firm’s experience and understanding of all stakeholders’ competing and sometimes complementary interests that ensures it provides the best possible advice for each unique situation.
|Engineering and construction||Anthony Ellis|
|Engineering and construction||Simon Palmer|
|Finance and Islamic finance||Debbie Barbour|
|Finance and Islamic finance||Paul McViety|
|Global government affairs||Maher Ghanma|
|Intellectual property and technology||Paul Allen|
|Litigation, arbitration and investigations||Henry Quinlan|
|Litigation, arbitration and investigations||Adam Vause|
|Projects and project finance||Trevor Butcher|
|Projects and project finance||Bruce Mullins|
|Real estate||Tom O'Grady|
|Real estate||Duncan Pickering|
|Regional Managing Partner, Middle East||Peter Somekh|
|Office Managing Partner||Bruce Mullins|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 4,000 at this office : 2
OtherOther offices : Multiple offices throughout: Other offices : Australia Other offices : Belgium Other offices : Canada Other offices : China Other offices : Germany Other offices : Italy Other offices : New Zealand Other offices : Saudi Arabia Other offices : Russia Other offices : UAE Other offices : UK Other offices : USA Other offices : Individual city offices in: Other offices : Amsterdam Other offices : Bangkok Other offices : Bratislava Other offices : Bucharest Other offices : Budapest Other offices : Casablanca Other offices : Doha Other offices : Helsinki Other offices : Johannesburg Other offices : Kuwait City Other offices : Kiev Other offices : Luxembourg Other offices : Madrid Other offices : Mexico City Other offices : Muscat Other offices : Oslo Other offices : Paris Other offices : Prague Other offices : San Juan Other offices : São Paulo Other offices : Seoul Other offices : Singapore Other offices : Stockholm Other offices : Tbilisi Other offices : Tokyo Other offices : Vienna Other offices : Warsaw Contacts : Peter Somekh (Regional Managing Partner, Middle East, T +971 4438 6327, email@example.com) Contacts : Bruce Mullins (Office Managing Partner, T +968 2464 7708, firstname.lastname@example.org)
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