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Chambers Review

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Corporate/Commercial - Qatar
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What the team is known for

White & Case is a highly regarded law firm with a well-established Qatari practice. The corporate team particularly excels in high-profile finance mandates, most notably in the oil and gas sector. It also represents clients in capital markets and M&A transactions and is further skilled in private equity and joint venture agreements, assisting a long and impressive list of clients. The firm demonstrates considerable experience advising on Qatar Stock Exchange listings.

Strengths

One client notes of the firm's global network: "I think the firm's major strength is the experience of the local team combined with their ability to bring in the experience of worldwide partners, which is very impressive."

Work highlights

A White & Case team led by Chicago partner Gary Silverman and New York-based Michiel Visser advised the Qatar Investment Authority on its participation in a USD140 million financing for Century Therapeutics.

Notable practitioners

London-based lawyer Charbel Abou Charaf maintains a notable practice focused on Qatar and demonstrates significant expertise in outbound and domestic M&A mandates. Additionally, he is seasoned in finance, capital markets and investment fund transactions.
"Charbel stands out with his incredible commitment to his clients. His strengths include his ability to promptly address our needs with accuracy and precision." "He has an uncanny ability to reassure clients navigating through complex legal matters in Qatar and on an international M&A transactional front."

Michiel Visser is a key M&A partner based in the firm's New York office. He is experienced in handling transactions involving Qatari entities.

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Charbel Abou Charaf
Charbel Abou Charaf
Expertise based abroad in UK
Michiel Visser
Michiel Visser
Expertise based abroad in USA

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