Muscat, Oman, February 2023: Addleshaw Goddard recently marked a major milestone for the law firm, celebrating ten years of successful operations, growth and dedicated client servicing in the Sultanate of Oman. 

Commenting on the milestone, Roger Byrne, Head of Office at Addleshaw Goddard in Oman, said:

The development of our business in the Sultanate of Oman over the past ten years has exceeded all expectations, and we are using this latest milestone to set new targets to accelerate the steep growth trajectory we are on and deliver more impact for our clients in Oman. We are extremely grateful to all our clients in the Sultanate for joining us on this exciting journey, and we look forward to further strengthening those relationships by bringing more quality and imagination to support their business strategies for growth and success for many years to come.”

A premium full-service business law firm in the Middle East, Addleshaw Goddard delivers legal services to some of the region’s most dynamic businesses. Operating as one practice across the region from three offices in Oman, the UAE and Qatar which were opened within six months of each other in 2012/13, the firm also offers specialist expertise in the wider Middle East, including (amongst others) in Kuwait, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. 

Alongside traditional strengths in Corporate, Banking and Finance including Islamic Finance, Commercial Litigation and Construction, the practice also offers market leading expertise in Infrastructure, Projects & Energy, Employment and Real Estate and a particular focus on sectors as diverse as Retail & Consumer, Healthcare, Transport, Digital, Oil & Gas, and Industrial. 

Deeply committed to the Sultanate

Addleshaw Goddard boasts a team that is permanently based in Oman, offering international expertise gained by working on complex and ground-breaking multi-jurisdictional transactions combined with deep-rooted local law experience through its partnership with Nasser Al Habsi and Saif Al Mamari Law Firm. 

Over the years, the firm has developed strong relationships with the Sultanate’s key government agencies, corporate entities, financial institutions, regulatory bodies and private individuals across multiple core sectors of the country’s economy. Addleshaw Goddard is widely recognised as a firm that is capable of advising on, completing and delivering projects and transactions that involve complex local law issues, where execution is heavily dependent on market expertise and the ability to work collaboratively with the relevant authorities.

Recent independent recognition:

  • We are ranked in the top tier across all our major practice areas in Oman by the leading legal directories including Chambers and Legal 500
  • Awarded “TMT Team of the Year” and “Banking and Finance Team of the Year” by The Oath Middle East Legal Awards. Honourable mention in the Law Firm of the Year (Oman) category and shortlisted for Employment Team of the Year. 
  • Awarded “Restructuring Team of the Year” at the Middle East Legal Awards 2022
  • Named “Law Firm of the Year Oman” at the Legal Era Middle East Awards 2021
  • Awarded “Oman Deal of the Year” by IFN in October 2021
  • Named ”Oman Law Firm of the Year” at the Chambers Middle East Awards 2021 

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