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Al Alawi & Co
Local firm Al Alawi & Co was established in 1982 by name partner Ali Al Alawi. Positive feedback from clients sees the firm join tier three. "It's been pretty easy to work with - straight forward," says one. "They are approachable, cost efficient, pragmatic," adds the client while noting that the firm can "fall behind with deadlines sometimes".
The firm hired two new associates in December and May 2011 respectively.
DealsAlthough typically the firm is not involved in the market's biggest transactions, it has secured a number of smaller corporate deals in the last 12 months. It advised a number of clients on setting up businesses in Oman. Among the most substantial matters was construction company Group Five International's opening of a branch office in the country. Charles Cruden and Tariq Mohammed advised on the $27 million transaction which closed in January 2012.
Other important deals for the firm include advising on the establishment of a private school in Oman and assisting Al Bahja Industrial Holding Company with a transfer of its shares to investors in the Al Bahja Group.
Ali Al Alawi
Al Alawi Law Firm Building
Building No. 785, Way No. 2708, Qurum 29
PO Box 3746, P.C. 112
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Tel: +968 24699761; +968 24699762
Fax: +968 24699763
Founder & Managing Partner: Ali Khamis Al Alawi
Al Alawi & Co. is a full-service law firm licensed in the
Sultanate of Oman, offering a wide range of advocacy, advisory and
transactional services across a variety of practice areas.
Ali Khamis Al Alawi, a veteran in the legal industry in Oman with almost
30 years of experience, is the founder and managing partner of Al Alawi
Al Alawi & Co. is amongst the most ambitious
independent law firms in the Sultanate of Oman and brings together a
team of local and international lawyers who have deep expertise and
extensive experience in the fields of corporate & commercial,
mergers & acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, banking &
finance, capital markets, securities, foreign direct investments,
construction, real estate & property, infrastructure, projects,
energy, oil & gas, privatization, telecommunications &
technology, shipping & ship finance, aviation, insurance,
employment, tax, intellectual property, and arbitration and litigation.
It is Al Alawi & Co.'s mission to provide profound legal advice that is tailored to meet its clients' needs.
The firm prides itself on staffing each client matter with a hand-picked
team of local and international lawyers who possess the expertise and
experience required to deliver innovative and practical solutions on a
broad range of complex legal matters.
The team at Al Alawi & Co. is proactive in its approach and
consistently provides high-quality advice. From interacting with the
team at Al Alawi & Co. you will come to understand that you will not
only receive high-quality legal advice but that the team also
thoroughly understands the commercial environment in which you operate.
Al Alawi & Co. believes that its strength lies in the firm's
determination to provide the best legal advice to meet its clients'
needs and to bring together a team of exceptional experts who perfectly
complement each other.
The team of local and international lawyers at Al Alawi & Co. has
deep expertise and extensive experience in the fields of corporate
& commercial, mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring,
banking & finance, capital markets, securities, Islamic finance,
foreign direct investments, construction, real estate & property,
infrastructure, projects, energy, oil & gas, privatization, shipping
& ship finance, aviation, insurance, employment, tax,
telecommunications & technology, intellectual property, and
arbitration & litigation.
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