Supporting clients' corporate and commercial activities in Oman.

Addleshaw Goddard operates from an office in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, in association with Nasser Al Habsi & Saif Al Mamari Law Firm, with which we share a wealth of expertise and experience across a range of legal disciplines.

We also share a common aim – to support the continued growth of Oman and the wider Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and assist clients with business interests in the region to achieve successful outcomes.

Our Muscat office is home to a thriving, integrated practice, providing advice to both Omani and non-Omani clients. It also provides corporate, finance, projects and infrastructure, labour law and ancillary legal services as well as international arbitration disputes capability to ensure clients receive all necessary support for their business ventures.

Clients trust our experience and credentials and enjoy the long-term working relationships we foster. Plus, with the increasing importance of Shariah compliant financing to our clients' businesses, our expertise incorporates a dedicated Islamic finance team with the experience to help clients develop and use Shariah compliant structures and products for their business and transactions.

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Key contacts

Meet the team
Roger Byrne

Roger Byrne

Head of Muscat Office, Banking

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Oliver Stevens

Oliver Stevens

Head of Corporate - Oman

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Overview of our experience

An overview of our credentials and experience in the GCC

An introduction to AG in Oman

Banking and Finance

GCC Banking and Finance

FinTech in the GCC

Corporate and Commercial

Corporate credentials in the GCC

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Employment Services in Oman

GCC Commercial Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Commercial Litigation in the GCC

Commercial Litigation in Oman

Cost Control Guide

With challenging market conditions and an increasing reluctance to expend cash reserves on potentially costly litigation, the need for banks and commercial entities to properly manage their legal costs budgets is increasingly important. Businesses are becoming more aware of the need to manage litigation cost and risk and are looking for innovative costs solutions to help them remove legal costs from their balance sheet or at least to manage them with an element of budgetary certainty.

At the same time, there have been a number of important recent developments in how international courts and arbitral tribunals deal with the changing landscape of litigation funding, opening the door to a variety of potential cost solutions.

Addleshaw Goddard remains at the forefront of these changes, delivering alternative funding solutions as the costs environment develops, as well as providing its experience and expertise to resolve your dispute in the most cost and time efficient manner.

This guide provides a brief overview of different funding and costs options that Addleshaw Goddard is able to offer and sets out how these options (whether alone or in combination with each other) can offer businesses the budgetary certainty they need in an increasingly uncertain global market.

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Managing Corporate Relationships

Having seen a significant increase in the number of Joint Venture (“JV”) disputes in the GCC, Addleshaw Goddard’s Commercial Litigation and Corporate teams have pooled their expertise to provide a JV ‘toolkit’ which reviews the most common causes of JV disputes and how they can be avoided.  Whilst the focus of this guide is JV disputes, the lessons learned and the pitfalls to be avoided apply equally across all manner of corporate relationships in the GCC from distribution agreements to franchise arrangements, and from mergers to acquisitions.

Download the Oman version of the JV 'toolkit'

Download the Dubai version of the JV 'toolkit'

Debt Recovery

As market conditions in the GCC remain challenging due to a combination of weak global growth, the continuation of low oil prices and the straining of fiscal policies, the need for financial institutions and business owners alike to collect cash and realise their debts has never been more compelling.

It is for this reason that we at Addleshaw Goddard have assembled a regional team of dedicated commercial debt recovery specialists to assist you in managing your debt portfolio and recovering money you are owed quickly, efficiently and with the support of the latest advancements in technology.

Taking advantage of our extensive team and unique HighQ case management product, we can now offer you that all important fixed fee budget certainty to chase down your debtors and, if necessary, pursue legal proceedings in the appropriate forum.

Addleshaw Goddard’s experienced team in the GCC ensures a strategic approach to debt recovery, relying on a significant investment in innovative technology and know-how to achieve the quick resolution of disputes rather than engaging in a protracted and costly process. This means you can focus on what you do best whilst we pursue your debtors without any hidden financial surprises.

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International Arbitration

Introducing our International Arbitration Group

Islamic Finance

An introduction to our Islamic Finance Practice

Islamic Finance Guide

Middle East and North Africa capabilities

Our Middle East and North Africa Private Equity capability

Our Middle East and North Africa Defence and Aerospace capability

Projects, Energy and Construction

Projects, Energy and Construction

Construction Contract Review

GCC Construction - Our dedicated practice