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Welcome to

Hassan Al Khater
Law Office

Established in 1991, Hassan Al Khater Law Office is a Qatar-based law firm that provides corporate and commercial, banking and litigation services on matters of Qatari law to our clients conducting business in the State of Qatar.

We have been involved in most of the infrastructure projects that have taken place in Qatar since 1992 and has been honoured by the prestigious International Financial Law Review as its “Qatar Law Firm of the Year” on five occasions since 2007.

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DEDICATED PEOPLE

Key Contacts

Hassan Al Khater

Senior Partner & Proprietor

James O’Shea

Senior Legal Consultant

Johnny Issa Elias Marzouka

Litigation Lawyer

Motasem Othman

Legal Consultant

Client Testimonials

"Hassan Al Khater Law Office offers experience and reliability. 'It’s been in the market a very long time and it’s a safe pair of hands,” says one partner. 'Hassan Al Khater has a really good reputation,' notes another of the firm’s name partners, 'its history and network give it an edge'."

IFLR1000

Client Testimonials

"The Firm has an 'excellent' corporate and M&A practice, which is 'one of the best in the business for local oil and gas matters'."

Legal 500

Client Testimonials

"The team is recognised for its experience in international M&A transactions and for its ability to provide local legal knowledge at international standards."

Chambers Global

Client Testimonials

"Described as a lawyer with an incisive mind, Hassan Al Khater is a 'central figure at the firm and a prominent individual in the jurisdiction'. Sources describe Hassan as 'An old favourite, responsive and professional'."

Chambers Global

Client Testimonials

"Hassan A Alkhater Law Office’s name partner Hassan Al Khater is 'a well-recognised litigator'. The firm has particular expertise in shipping and transport disputes, but is also notable for its experience in construction, employment, financial services and real estate matters."

Legal 500

Client Testimonials

"'Technically, they remain the strongest [local] firm in the market'. 'For company issues I would still go to this firm,' is one client’s review of Hassan Al Khater."

IFLR1000

Client Testimonials

"A long-established player that routinely advises local financial institutions on banking and finance matters, as well as assisting multinational corporations with establishing operations in the country. Solid additional experience in real estate and M&A."

Global

Client Testimonials

"Head of department Hassan Al-Khater is seen as 'a go-to figure for advice on Qatari law'. He covers both contentious and non-contentious issues, and is described by interviewees as "sharp, smart and one of the best."

Global

Client Testimonials

"This well-known local firm is highly respected in the market and considered by sources to be 'one of the best local firms in town, especially for corporate and commercial work."

Zoominfo.com

Client Testimonials

"Clients welcome the 'superior knowledge of the banking and construction industries' and they are impressed by the team's 'extremely thorough reviews of original Arabic-language sources prior to giving advice.' The group is strong in corporate finance, real estate and energy projects, attracting global banks and numerous oil and gas clients. "

Zoominfo.com

Client Testimonials

"Hassan Al-Khater's extensive Gulf-wide experience stands him in good stead for international deals. According to sources, 'he's not just a skilled lawyer, he also has great political knowledge, which is an advantage in this area'."

Chambers Global Legal Directory

Client Testimonials

"Says one client: 'We really think it's one of the best - or the best - law firms in Qatar'."

International Financial Law Review

Client Testimonials

"Katrina Wilson is considered 'one of the best around for Qatari matters - she always delivers really well for her client'."

Chambers Global Legal Directory

Client Testimonials

"Katrina Wilson is particularly well regarded. One rival said: 'She's up there among the best and is a European-style lawyer'."

International Financial Law Review