Anticipating and managing tax implications is integral to the successful structuring of business operations and commercial transactions. We understand the implications of tax legislation and factor this in our advisory work. Our approach is based on our extensive sector experience which permits us to deliver the best service for our clients.
Steady economic growth over the last two decades has meant that Qatar needed to reinvent its close-knit financial sector for seamless integration with international financial markets as they evolve into a new digital age.
Rather than establishing a dedicated presence in each target market, many established and ﬂedging companies increasingly look to franchise, agency, and distribution arrangements as an alternative means of introducing their brands and products to local consumers. While such arrangements are often cost-eﬀective, they are not without their associated legal risks.
Drawing on its formidable experience and expertise our construction and engineering team advises on every aspect of the design, engineering, construction and operation of projects in Qatar. We have been involved with some of the region’s most pioneering and ambitious engineering and construction projects.
As one of the few full service premier advisory law firms in Qatar, our corporate and commercial team draws on its expertise and experience to advise on all aspects of domestic and cross-border matters and transactions.
Our Dispute Resolution team is widely recognised and respected for its depth of expertise and experience. The team’s pragmatic solution driven advice makes the team the “go to” choice for our clients. We are one of the few firms in Qatar able to provide assistance on contentious and non-contentious matters.
A company is only as good as its employees and although every company wants to run eﬃciently, occasionally employment and immigration issues arise. As a trusted on-the-ground adviser we work with our clients to anticipate these issues and provide solutions that allow human resources departments and managers to operate with conﬁdence.
Because of the complexity and importance of the global energy markets, both traditional oil and gas and clean and renewable alternatives, companies operating in the energy sector look to their trusted legal advisers for commercial and dispute resolution solutions. As a highly specialised industry the energy sector is unique, requiring a comprehensive technical and commercial understanding of its operations in order to provide eﬀective advice.
As one of the most lucrative and rapidly expanding industries in the world, entertainment events and sporting competitions are increasingly gravitating toward the Middle East, and speciﬁcally the Gulf Cooperation Council countries.
A company’s intellectual property is one of its most valuable assets. Concepts such as identity, quality, service, and eﬃciency are often tied to a company’s logo and trademark. However, intellectual property goes beyond branding.
The extra-territorial reach of anti-bribery and anti-corruption legislation, coupled with the growing imposition of international sanctions, requires businesses to maintain an in-depth understanding of global events while also keeping abreast of local regulatory developments.
The telecommunications and technology sector has experienced phenomenal growth during the course of the last decade, inextricably linking tech products with our professional and personal lives. This increasing technological prevalence has fuelled the rapid world-wide expansion of telecommunications and technology companies throughout the world.