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Eversheds Sutherland

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Well-appraised international firm with a robust Doha-based disputes team. Often praised for its longevity in the Qatari market, with longstanding, highly experienced practitioners within its group. Represents a wide variety of international and domestic clients in high-stakes arbitrations. Also capable of acting on Qatari court litigation proceedings. Clients include well-known oil and gas and construction entities.

Strengths

A client commented on the firm's handling of one arbitration that "the lawyers handling it in Doha were straight to the point" and "really fast in covering my issues."

Notable practitioners

Alexander Whyatt recently joined Eversheds Sutherland having previously been based at Simmons & Simmons. He has a rising profile in construction arbitration, with experience acting for a number of prominent clients. Interviewees describe him as "a hard-working individual" who is "thorough when offering advice and opinions." In addition, one source noted: "He's very flexible and will come and see the issues first hand."

Shalagh Massingham is based in Dubai and maintains an extensive practice in Qatar-related disputes. She is experienced acting on construction arbitrations under ICC, DIAC and DIFC-LCIA rules and is also capable of advising clients on cases brought before the domestic Qatari courts, including the Court of Cassation.

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Dispute Resolution

Eversheds Sutherland

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PO Box 24148

Office 1201, 12th Floor, QFC Tower

Diplomatic Area, West Bay

Doha

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Dispute Resolution: International


Shalagh Massingham
Expertise based abroad in United Arab Emirates

Dispute Resolution: International Firms


Alexander Whyatt
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