We operate panels in many practice areas and in many countries. We don't always have a practice area specialist who knows firms in the country, so that is where guides like this come in handy.
The IFLR1000 is a useful cross reference to refer to ... to make sure a personal referral aligns with some objective rankings from a survey. I would refer to it in my main area, M&A, when looking for a counsel in a country we are new to.
The country-by-country tiered rankings by practice area are a good approach, to get a rough feel if a firm is viewed as active in a practice area.
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The first US firm to set up in Doha when it launched in 2003, Patton Boggs advises on local and international law. Practice head Robert Hager is a well know face in the market and regarded as having a deep knowledge of the country.
DealsThe firm was providing general corporate structuring advice to the Qatar Railways Company in connection to the $35 billion Qatar Integrated Railway Project.
The team has also been assisting new Doha International Airport on the corporate matters related to the retail, food and beverage outlets in the new transport hub.
The firm has been acting on other financing and capital market matters, which are confidential.
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