Badri & Salim El Meouchi Law Firm has been issued with a licence by the QFC Authority to operate from the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a release said yesterday.
Practising under the name of Badri and Salim El Meouchi, LLP, the firm has recently set up its office in the QFC here. Founded at the end of the 19th century, Badri & Salim El Meouchi Law Firm specialises in all aspects of national and international business law, litigation and arbitration, and more specifically in commercial, banking and financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, privatisation, project finance and Islamic-compliant transactions.
The office in Doha will initially be composed of five lawyers, including its Senior Partner, Salim El Meouchi, its Managing Partner, Chadia El Meouchi, its Deputy Manager, Lilia Sabbagh and two senior attorneys, Walid Honein and Raymonde Eid.
Chadia El Meouchi, Managing Partner of Badri & Salim El Meouchi Law Firm, said: “We will offer our clients a one-stop shop for their needs in Qatar and in the GCC.”
Stuart Pearce, Chief Executive Officer and Director-General of the QFC Authority, said: “The rapid growth of Qatar’s economy has stimulated a significant increase in the demand for legal services. We are delighted that Badri & Salim El Meouchi has opened their first office outside Lebanon here in Qatar. They have fully met the high standards we set in issuing licences, and they will undoubtedly bring added depth to the legal services available to clients in Qatar and the Gulf region.”