MKE, Attorneys at Law

General Business Law Department

Libya
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This well-regarded firm is lauded for its top-tier standing and its capabilities in a vast array of corporate mandates related to the oil and gas sector. The team is often employed on large-scale litigious matters and arbitrations with cross-border elements. One commentator enthused: “I have nothing but respect for them, they are the biggest firm in oil and gas.”

Notable practitioners

Abdudayem Elgharabli possesses expertise advising on transactions for international oil companies. He is also knowledgeable in the construction, telecommunications and defence sectors. His peers say he is "one of the best in Libya."

Head of litigation Bahloul Kelbash is a "well respected" practitioner who is well versed in labour disputes. He also represents clients in a range of corporate and contractual cases in which he often acts for large international companies. He also has experience acting for government entities on arbitrations.

Mahmud Mukhtar is a long-standing practitioner with strong experience representing energy companies in restructurings and intellectual property claims. A well-known figure among peers, he has also acted on several mandates for international banks.