Meet the award winners from the 6th Qatar Business Law Forum held in Doha, Qatar!

Meet the award winners from the 6th Qatar Business Law Forum held in Doha, Qatar! News developments

Meet the award winners from the 6th Qatar Business Law Forum held in Doha, Qatar!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Qatar Business Law Forum Awards Ceremony!

LexisNexis Middle East is pleased to have hosted, in partnership with the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre – QICRDC (LexisNexis Strategic Alliance Partner), the 6th Qatar Business Law Forum Awards Ceremony!

Thank you to our Gala Dinner Sponsor, Pinsent Masons, for your support.

The Awards Ceremony sets out to recognise exceptional achievement within Qatar’s legal community. Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners:


Excellence in Teaching Award

Winner: Dr. Georgios Dimitropoulos, Associate Professor at Hamad Bin Khalifa University College of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, for originating and launching this fall HBKU Law’s fourth new degree program, the three-year Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.).


Legal Department of the Year (Small team)

Winner: Barwa Real Estate Company

Highly Commended: Qatar Shell WLL


Legal Department of the Year (Large team)

Winner: Qatar Financial Centre Authority Legal Department


Legal Counsel of the Year

Winner: Abdullah Dohan AlShammari, Senior Legal Specialist, Qatar University Research Office

Highly Commended: Rosalie Tien (Qatar Shell WLL)


General Counsel of the Year

Winner: Dana Al Ansari, Group Director, Legal & Compliance, Barwa Real Estate

Highly Commended: Mona Daraei, Head of Legal, Siemens Energy WLL


ADR Team of the Year

Winner: Pinsent Masons

Highly Commended: Sultan Al Abdulla & Partners


Banking & Finance Team of the Year

Winner: Simmons & Simmons

Highly Commended: K&L Gates


Commercial Litigation Team of the Year

Winner: Hamad Al Yafei Law Firm

Highly Commended: DWF


Corporate & Commercial Team of the Year

Winner: Addleshaw Goddard

Highly Commended: K&L Gates


Employment Team of the Year

Winner: Hamad Al Yafei Law Firm


IPTMT Team of the Year

Winner: Al Sulaiti Law Firm

Highly Commended: Sultan Al Abdulla & Partners


Property & Construction

Winner: K&L Gates

Highly Commended: Pinsent Masons & Dentons


Sports Law Team of the Year

Winner: Al Ansari & Associates

Highly Commended: Al Sulaiti Law Firm


Regional Law Firm of the Year

Winner: Al Marri & El Hage Law Offices


International Law Firm of the Year

Winner: Pinsent Masons

Highly Commended: DLA Piper


Qatar Law Firm of the Year

Winner: Sultan Al Abdulla & Partners

Highly Commended: Hamad Al Yafei Law Firm


We look forward to welcoming you in 2022 for the 7th Qatar Business Law Forum!

Marlé Van Sandwyk