The Qatar Business Law Forum Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony 2022 – 7th Edition shortlists are in!

We are pleased to announce the shortlists for the Qatar Business Law Forum Conference, Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony 2022 – 7th Edition.

Sponsored by Pinsent Masons, the Qatar Business Law Forum Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony recognises exceptional achievement within Qatar’s legal community. The awards are judged by an independent panel composed of industry leaders, academic practitioners and government officials. 

LexisNexis Middle East thanks all who submitted an entry! The winners in each category will be announced at a gala dinner and awards ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas in Doha, Qatar on 12 October 2022.

Join us as we celebrate the Qatar legal community’s achievements! Book your seats or table here.

IN-HOUSE AWARDS

General Counsel of the Year

  • Dana Al-Ansari (Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC)
  • Johny AlKhoury (Ahlibank QPSC)
  • Yandri Hendarta-Zainuddin (Qatar Fertilizer Company – QAFCO)
  • Paola Kattar (KEO International Consultants)
  • Ismaeel Makdisi (Power International Holding)
  • Fathy Radwan (Mowasalat)

Legal Counsel of the Year

  • AlAnood AlNaimi (Qatar University Office of the General Counsel)
  • Roopak Seghal (Sharaka Holdings)
  • Ayman Gharib (Commercial Bank of Qatar)
  • Bastin Verghese (KEO International Consultants)

Legal Compliance Officer of the Year

  • Hamoudah Al Zaini (Qatar Financial Centre Authority)
  • Chris Guest (Mowasalat Karwa QPSC)
  • Suzanna Joudeh (Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC)
  • Sunitha Nazer (Qatar Science & Technology Park)
  • Amelle Saadoui (Technip Energies)

Legal Department of the Year – Governmental Entity

  • General Tax Authority
  • Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • Qatar Financial Centre Authority

Legal Department of the Year – Commercial Enterprise

  • Ahlibank QPSC
  • Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC
  • Mowasalat Karwa QPSC
  • Power International Holding
  • Qatar Airways
  • Qatar Shell GTL Ltd
  • Sports City Enterprises

 

PRIVATE PRACTICE AWARDS

ADR Team of the Year

  • Dentons
  • DLA Piper
  • K&L Gates
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Quinn Emanuel
  • Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

Banking & Finance Team of the Year

  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • K&L Gates
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

Commercial Litigation Team of the Year

  • Al-Ansari & Associates
  • Al-Marri & Al Hage Law Offices
  • Clyde & Co
  • DLA Piper
  • Essa Al Sulaiti
  • K&L Gates
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

Corporate & Commercial Team of the Year

  • Crowell & Moring
  • Dentons
  • International Law Chambers LLC
  • K&L Gates
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners
  • White & Case

Employment Team of the Year

  • Al-Ansari & Associates
  • Clyde & Co
  • Hamad Al-Yafei Law Firm
  • Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

Intellectual Property, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Team of the Year

  • Charles Russell Speechlys
  • DLA Piper
  • Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

Property & Construction Team of the Year
To be announced soon!

Sports Law Team of the Year

  • Al-Ansari & Associates
  • Hamad Al-Yafei Law Firm
  • MCA Sports Law
  • Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

International Law Firm of the Year

  • Clyde & Co
  • Crowell & Moring
  • DLA Piper
  • Eversheds
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • White & Case

Qatar Law Firm of the Year

  • Al Marri & El-Hage Law Offices
  • Al Sulaiti Law Firm
  • Al-Ansari & Associates
  • Essa Al Sulaiti Law Firm
  • Hamad Al Yafei Law Firm
  • Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners