MKE, Attorneys at Law

General Business Law Department

Libya
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This is a leading Libyan law firm which advises both local and international companies on matters relating to investment, oil and gas, construction, banking and labour law. An international source described the firm as "well established and extremely well respected." It has frequent contact with major international law firms, co-operating with some over many years on Libyan issues.

Abdudayem Elgharabli is well known for his experience in the oil and gas sector and has previously advised international oil exploration and production companies. Sources see him as a very important "engine room" of the Libyan legal market, yet also describe him as "a very nice guy and down-to-earth."

Bahloul Kelbash has a vast amount of experience in commercial and labour disputes. He has broad recognition among international and domestic lawyers.

Mahmud Mukhtar earns praise for his long-standing practice, with one source calling him "a legend." He is recognised for his track record advising international banks and oil companies.