Martin is Head of the banking and finance practice in Qatar. He specialises in international finance and acts for a variety of financial institutions, as well as sponsors and corporate borrowers. He has more than 17 years’ broad-based finance experience including cross-border syndicated financings; leveraged and acquisition finance; debt capital markets; fund formation and asset management; Islamic finance; and restructurings.

Martin advises on English law, Qatar law and the laws and regulations of the Qatar Financial Centre. He relocated from London to Doha in 2008 as a partner with a leading international law firm and joined Addleshaw Goddard in 2013. Since his arrival in Qatar he has advised market-leading Qatari and international financial institutions on many conventional and Shari’a-compliant transactions throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council, Africa and Europe.


From our office in Doha we combine a deep understanding of Qatar with specialist expertise across a range of practice areas to deliver high value, complex assignments across the Gulf.

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