Our specialized team has unparalleled experience in consulting at home and abroad. ILC is a full-service law firm that guides companies through the charter and incorporation drafting process. Dentons advised Qatar International Islamic Bank (Q.P.S.C.) on the issuance of $300 million Tier 1 Perpetual Capital Certificates. which ended on November 20, 2019. This was the first additional Basel III-compliant Level 1 international issue from Qatar. Our lawyers have also represented leading Qatari government institutions and agencies, including ictQatar, a subsidiary of the Ministry of Telecommunications; Hassad Food, a subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority; and Qatar Foundation, as well as international clients operating in Qatar and throughout the Middle East. We have over 25 years of experience helping our clients navigate complex cross-border legal requirements through a combination of local knowledge and global reach. As an integral part of our global business, our Qatar Financial Centre licensed office in Doha was opened in 2009. We are trusted advisors to public companies, financial institutions, national and international companies, family offices and other companies. Unprecedented growth since our opening in September 2007 has made Dentons` Doha office one of the largest international law firms in Qatar. Our lawyers know the landscape and are very experienced in the intricacies of doing business here.
Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers advises clients in a variety of practice areas, including foreign investment, corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, international dispute resolution, arbitration, litigation, construction and infrastructure projects, tax, privacy and cybersecurity, education, energy, defence, labour and employment, finance and capital markets, government investigations, economics and regulatory enforcement, commercial real estate, hospitality and leisure, intellectual property, regulation and compliance, and transportation. Our language skills include English, Arabic and French. Miller Canfield`s practice in Qatar is led by Pawel Chudzicki, who spent more than five years in Doha developing the operations of another global law firm and was recognized by Chambers as a leading Qatari expert based abroad in 2019, 2020 and 2021; and Lana Yaghi, who spent three years in Qatar and now lives in Washington, D.C. and New York. Both travel regularly to Doha. „Highly respected law firm with a well-established Qatari practice.” „They are a fantastic balance of lawyers and they have a very strong work ethic.” Chambers Global 2021 Clyde & Co has the largest presence and is one of the most experienced international law firms in the Middle East with over 40 partners and 300 employees. The Doha office complements a regional presence that includes offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, offering a full range of local specialists in most business areas and business areas. Crowell & Moring`s Doha office is a full-service law firm that serves as the firm`s regional office in the Middle East.
With an exceptional team of lawyers representing some of the most important international and national clients in various sectors, we believe in working with our clients to foster their success and unlock their potential. As one of the largest international law firms in Qatar, we are often considered the go-to firm for complex legal issues. Our Doha-based lawyers are recognized for their extensive legal experience, innovative approach and problem-solving tactics. Always be the one-stop solution and preferred law firm for our clients. ILC advises clients in international arbitration proceedings under various rules such as LCIA, ICC, DIAC, QICCA and DIFC. International Law Chambers LLC (ILC) is a full-service law firm licensed by Qatar Financial Centre (QFC license number: 00235). In a short time since its inception, ILC has become a company for medium and large companies in general and renowned banks. This award is a testament to our ability, credibility and expertise as a commercial law firm in Qatar. „White & Case is by far the number one international law firm in Doha. Their advice is always correct, whether local or global. They are reliable and available to you at any time.
They are diverse and can meet our needs. Legal 500 2021 Rahul Kumar is an excellent lawyer who really does everything for his client, do not hesitate to call him. When you hire us, you gain a proven ally. In recent years, we have worked on many of Qatar`s major transactions in the areas of energy, project finance, finance (Islamic and conventional), telecommunications, media and corporate, and have acted as legal advisor to the Qatar 2022 bid committee. Collaboration is key to our partnership with you. The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa 2021 recognized 184 Dentons lawyers as leaders in their respective practice areas and ranked Dentons in 250 practice areas in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including 82 Level 1 rankings. Our lawyers advise the majority of health care providers, including hospitals, government agencies, insurance providers, health. Our role and responsibility as in-house lawyers is to ensure the legality of our clients. Level 1: Commercial, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions in Qatar Level 1: Projects, Real Estate and Construction in Qatar Legal 500 2021 Shubhi at ILC supported me in my financing files. She is absolutely fantastic and has done a great job.
I highly recommend them! Barwa Real Estate Company We represented Labregah Real Estate Company, a division of Qatari sovereign wealth fund Diar, and Barwa Real Estate, a publicly traded Qatari company, in connection with Labregah`s acquisition of Barwa City Company and a 95% stake in Barwa Commercial Avenue Company in two related transactions totaling $5.3 billion. The deals follow Labrejah`s earlier acquisition of a 37 percent stake in Barwa Bank, one of Qatar`s largest financial institutions, for $656 million. Our work on these transactions was named „Domestic M&A Deal of the Year” by the IFLR Middle East Award 2014. Based in Doha for more than a decade, Clyde & Co advises companies in a variety of sectors, including education, healthcare, infrastructure, energy and hospitality. Our dedicated teams specialize in advising clients on how to operate successfully in the Qatari market. In addition to our extensive experience, you will also benefit from our professional associations. We work closely with key decision-makers and institutions in Qatar to ensure you can take your business forward in Doha. United Arab Emirates: Dentons advised long-time client National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed) on the sale of a 44% stake in Qatar District Cooling Company (Qatar Cool) to United Development Company for AED 417 million (USD 113.5 million). The proceeds of the transaction will be used to fund the continued growth of Tabreed`s portfolio in key markets. Sponsors of the Barzan Gas Project We represented Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil as sponsors of the market-leading $10.3 billion Barzan Gas Project. This major project included an offshore and onshore component transporting gas from North Field in Qatar to a processing plant in the industrial city of Ras Laffan, and was financed 30% by equity and 70% by banks and export credit agencies by a syndicated loan of $7.2 billion. This is one of the largest oil and gas projects ever undertaken in Qatar and the largest project financing in the world to be completed this year.
This transaction received several awards in 2011. The team`s long-standing relationships with key representatives in different ministries and institutions give our lawyers a comprehensive understanding of the wider legal system in Qatar and how it works. Our specialists have created a series to help businesses and individuals navigate the legal landscape in Qatar. Qatar: With the growing demand and rapid developments in the technology industry, data protection is the priority. Many companies attach great importance to collecting, sharing, and using data in their day-to-day business operations. Miller Canfield`s deep understanding of Qatar`s regulatory, commercial, financial and cultural landscape makes us uniquely qualified to advise private and public companies doing business with Qatar across borders. Miller Canfield`s lawyers have years of experience in Qatar and have advised some of the largest transactions between Qatar and the United States in the defense sector. We continue to provide specialized support to clients who do business with Qatar`s Ministry of Defense, Qatar`s Ministry of Interior, and the private sector in sectors such as aerospace, defense, and cybersecurity. Ooredoo Group, 2016 We represented the Ooredoo Group in updating its $5 billion global medium-term note program and issuing $500 million in debt securities by Ooredoo International Finance Limited guaranteed by Ooredoo Q.S.C.