K&L Gates

Corporate/Commercial Department

Qatar
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What the team is known for

Often highlighted for its Islamic finance capabilities, particularly in the investment funds arena. Remains a go-to practice in this field and is also very active in the projects and energy space, where it advises a range of international clients. Additionally active in the construction sector.

Strengths

One client said: "It is an amazing team of highly skilled professionals! K&L Gates is a critical component of our success in Qatar."

Work highlights

Advised investment manager Masraf Al Rayan on the launch of its first exchange-traded fund.

Notable practitioners

The "well known" Amjad Hussain is "seen on a lot of corporate and finance deals," acknowledge peers. He maintains a strong market reputation, with clients highlighting his "great eye for detail" and "prompt replies to all queries, as well as a creativity that allows him to find solutions that are acceptable to all parties." He is well versed in Islamic finance issues and has experience concerning the launch of Shari'a-compliant investment funds.