Hilal M. Al Khulaifi
Director, Legal Affairs Department
Ministry of Economy and Commerce
Hilal M. Al-Khulaifi is employed with the Ministry of Economy & Commerce (MoEC), hired as the Director Legal Affairs of the Legal Affairs Department. Hilal M. Al-Khulaifi’s immediate responsibilities include managing all legal matters along with providing advice on all new procedures. Along with the above, Hilal M. Al-Khulaifi holds several other key positions that include Chairperson, at the Anti-Concealment Committee and is an active member of many other key committees as the Head of Legal Advisory Panel. Prior to being the Director Legal Affairs at the MoEC, Hilal M. Al-Khulaifi was with the Ministry of Public Health, here his skills and knowledge was essential in building a classic yet effective department that thrived to cater one and all on a national level.
With a Masters in LAW from the (University of Portsmouth – UK), Hilal M. Al-Khulaifi gained valuable knowledge and the knowhow on how to implement corporate and government laws and aspects like the principals of an organization is safe guarded and strategies are implemented flawlessly.
Dr Mohammed A. Al Khulaifi
Dean of The College of Law
Dr. Mohammed A. Al Khulaifi is the Dean of the College of Law (Qatar University) and serves as Assistant professor of Commercial Law in the same University. Dr. Mohammed A. Al-Khulaifi is also a lawyer at Abdulaziz Al-Khulaifi Law Office (since 2011), a Legal Consultant at Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority (since 2012) and a Visiting professor at Carnegie Mellon- Qatar (since 2013). Dr. Al-Khulaifi‘s legal researches mainly focus on Business Law (See for example: “Banking Secrecy in light of the Qatari Law”: Journal of Sharia & Law, University of United Arab Emirates, 2014; “Acquisition of Commercial Companies: Comparative study between Qatari and Australian laws”: Legal and Judicial Studies Journal, Ministry of Justice, Doha – Qatar, 2014). Dr. Al-Khulaifi received HH The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s Award at the Education Excellence Day (PhD Category) and a fellowship from the Institute of International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University – Qatar for the academic year (2013-2014).
Al Sulaiti Law Firm
Mubarak Al-Sulaiti acquired a Bachelor of Law from Beirut Arab University in 1997 and is currently admitted to the Qatari Bar Association as a “Cassation Advocate.” Mubarak founded Al-Sulaiti Law Firm in 2002. Since then, Al-Sulaiti Law Firm has become one of the most reputable law firms in Qatar. Mubarak is a certified arbitrator in Qatar. In 2014. Mubarak became one of the members of board of the Qatari Bar Association.
Mubarak Al-Sulaiti enjoys an extensive network in Qatar, in the Gulf Region and internationally. He is a member of The Arab Lawyers Union, The International Bar Association, The Italian Business Center in Qatar, RexSport Association, and was formerly a member of FIFA Players' Status Committee. Mubarak Al-Sulaiti compiled and organized all Qatari and Egyptian laws in addition to the judgments and principles of courts from the two nations into a digital and annotated code that can be used a reference by students and practitioners.
Sheikh Thani Bin Ali Al-Thani
Thani Bin Ali Al-Thani Law Firm
Sheikh Thani Bin Ali Al-Thani is the founder of Thani Bin Ali Al-Thani Law Firm. He is a member of the Commission of Conciliation and Arbitration Chamber of Qatar and an active member of the Lawyers Association of the State of Qatar.
Sheikh Thani Bin Ali AL-Thani holds a doctorate degree in commercial law from Cairo University, a Bachelor of Law from Ain Shams University, a Bachelor of biological education from the University of Qatar and a Master’s Degree from the Arab Academy. He is registered as a doctoral researcher for a Ph.D. Thesis at Cairo University.
Sheikh Thani Bin Ali AL-Thani is an international arbitrator certified from Qatar Chamber of Arbitration. He participates in numerous legal seminars and specialized legal meetings.
He is the legal adviser and agent for many of the Arab and foreign embassies in Qatar and the legal counsel of many local and international leading companies.
Dylan Moses is a partner in the London office of K&L Gates LLP, where he is part of the investigation enforcement & white collar practice group. He concentrates his practice on multi-jurisdictional white collar crime, fraud, bribery & corruption and regulatory matters as well as being a member of the health & safety practice group. He is currently acting on a number of high profile SFO investigations as well as health and safety prosecutions.Mr. Moses’ areas of focus include: internal and law enforcement investigations; anti-bribery / FCPA; large scale health and safety prosecutions, often involving construction site fatalities; professional disciplinary investigations and tribunal appearances including inquests; compliance advice, including advice relating to health & safety law, whistleblowing, data protection and anti-corruption procedures; financial investigations and asset tracing; due diligence; cartel investigations; trade mark offences and products breaching EU health and safety regulation; mutual legal assistance and extradition. Mr. Moses is also a highly experienced trial lawyer, having conducted trials and other court work for over 14 years. He regularly interfaces with regulators and law enforcement agencies.
He is a graduate of the University of York and admitted to the Bar of England and Wales.
Scott A. Warren
Squire Patton Boggs
Scott Warren is a partner in Squire Patton Boggs Tokyo office and leads a team that specializes in cybersecurity, data privacy and digital data disclosures in Japan and Asia.
He advises on digital compliance, eDiscovery and corporate data privacy for global and local corporations.
He also has significant experience in compliance, intellectual property, litigation, dispute resolution and government regulatory and internal investigations. He has provided advice to global multinational corporations in the hi-tech, software, retail, healthcare, pharmaceutical, automotive, banking, trading, telecommunications and professional services industries.
Diane is a Partner in the London office of Pinsent Masons. She is the head of the Global Telecommunications practice and leads the firm's activities on telecommunications matters worldwide. She brings her unique international experience in the sector to our clients and, in particular, leads the firm's activities on telecommunications and smart cities matters worldwide. Dual qualified in France and England, she worked for seven years in Asia before returning to Europe. She has worked in Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa where her clients seek her advice notably on entry into new markets, cross border telecoms transactions globally, broadband strategy and rollout as well as digital transformation projects. In relation to digital transformation projects, Diane has developed extensive experience on smart cities project (either newly-built or retrofit) and regularly provides advice to networks providers, local councils, infrastructure consultants on the roll out of networks and integrated systems. Diane is the Ex-Chair of the communication committee of the International Bar Association. She is also a Foreign Trade Advisor appointed by the French Government. She was recently awarded the Insignia of Chevalier de l'Ordre national du Merit for her involvement in promoting the French TMT sector.
With a background in civil engineering Jonathan has 20 years experience in his core practice of dispute resolution in arbitration, adjudication and the courts.
He has handled all types of construction disputes ranging from EOT's, disputed variations, prolongation claims, disruption claims as well as defects claims and issues around bond calls, insurance and insolvency.
Dr. Nasser Mehsin Al Adba
Omani & Partners
Dr. Nasser Mehsin Al Adba is the Managing Partner of Omani & Partners law firm. He is an accomplished, highly respected and well-known lawyer, having studied and practiced law extensively throughout the world.
He specialises in the fields of International Law and International Trade and Dispute Resolution, having recently been chosen for the World Trade Organization roster of panellists (WTO) as the sole representative from the State of Qatar.
His heavy involvement in Sports law led him to be chosen as the Senior Legal Advisor to the President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) to oversee all legal matters in relation to the sports policies and procedures in QOC or the sports federations in Qatar to comply with international standards.