Qatar Business Law Forum Conference 2023 – 8th Edition | 14 November 2023 | 08:30AM to 2PM (Qatar Time)

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Join us at the Marriott Marquis City Centre Doha Hotel on 14 November 2023 for the Qatar Business Law Forum Conference 2023 – 8th Edition!

 

The Law Forum is exclusively for Qatar’s in-house counsel community.

 

After the success of previous editions, LexisNexis Middle East is pleased to host the 8th Qatar Business Law Forum Conference. The conference will cover the latest legal developments and trends in Qatar. The Conference is in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s Department of Legal Affairs, the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (a LexisNexis Strategic Alliance Partner), and our exclusive Law Firm Partner Al Sulaiti Law Firm.

With over 300 legal decision-makers in attendance at the Law Conference, don’t miss this unique and exclusive opportunity to meet existing and potential clients.

For more information, visit the Qatar Business Law Forum webpage. For more information or sponsorship queries, contact Malini Dean.

 

AGENDA

 

08:30 am – 09:00 am  Registration, Breakfast & Networking 
09:00 am  Welcome Remarks 

Sarah Haddadi – Head of Rule of Law, LexisNexis Middle East
Mubarak Al-Sulaiti – President, Qatar Lawyers Association
Hilal Al Khulaifi – Chief Legal, Regulatory & Corporate Governance Officer, Ooredoo Group

09:30 am  Panel Discussion: After the World Cup: What’s in the Pipeline?

 Moderator: Abdullatef Al-Mohannadi – Deputy Registrar, Qatar International Court

 Panelists: Hanan Al-Hammadi – Head of Cassation Sector, Ministry of Justice
                   Dr. Thani Al-Thani – Founder, Thani Al Thani Law Firm
                   Charbel Maakaron – Managing Partner – Qatar, Crowell & Moring
                   Kirk Durrant – Managing Partner, DWF Doha
                   Georges Abi Saab – General Counsel, Ooredoo Group

10:30 am  Coffee & Networking
11:00 am  Panel Discussion: Labour, Regulatory, and Corporate Governance Law Developments

 Moderator: Luigia Ingianni – Commissioner, QFC Employment Standards Office

 Panelists: Paraskevoula Ntai –Legal Counsel, Essa Al-Sulaiti Law Firm
                   Mohamad Fouad – Managing Associate, Sultan Al Abdulla & Partners
                   Hilal Al Khulaifi – Chief Legal, Regulatory & Corporate Governance Officer, Ooredoo Group
                   Catherine Martinez – Counsel, Crowell & Moring

11:50 am  Panel Discussion: Construction Law & Dispute Resolution Developments

 Moderator: Paola Kattar – General Counsel, KEO International Consultants

 Panelists: Guillaume Hess – Special Counsel, K&L Gates
                   HK Suresha – Senior Partner & Country Head, MASIN
                   George Vlavianos – Partner, DLA Piper
                   Dr. Zain Al Abdin Sharar – Counsel to the CEO, QICDRC

12:45 pm  Coffee & Networking 
1:15 am  Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation and LegalTech

 Moderator: Dr. Jon Truby – Director, MENA Executive Training

 Panelists: Matthew Dicke – Partner, K&L Gates
                   Rany Sader – Chief Legal Innovation Officer, SADER
                   Rosena Nhblatsi – Senior IP Expert at Qatar Research Development & Innovation Council
                   Dr. Pascal Dutru – Advisor for the Minister for Digital Economy, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

2:00 pm  LUNCH – Please join us!

 


SPEAKERS

 Hilal Al-Khulaifi

 Chief Legal, Regulatory & Corporate Governance Officer,
Ooredoo Group

 

 Abdullatef Al-Mohannadi
 Deputy Registrar, Qatar International Court

       Mubarak Al Sulaiti

       Founding Partner, Al Sulaiti Law Firm

       Ricardo Cid

       Senior Legal Counsel, Essa Al Sulaiti Law Firm

       

       Matthew Dicke

       Partner, K&L Gates

       

       Kirk Durrant

       Managing Partner (Qatar), DWF

       

       Mustafa Fakhoury

      Partner – Corporate & Tax Law Litigation and Arbitration, Thani Bin Ali Al Thani Lawyers and Legal Consultants

       

       Mohamed Fouad

       Managing Associate, Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

       

       Guillaume Hess

       Special Counsel, K&L Gates

       Dr. Ahmad Hijal

       Partner – Civil & Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, Thani Bin Ali Al Thani Lawyers and Legal Consultants

       Amr Hossam Eldin

       Head of Arbitration, Al Sulaiti Law Firm

       Luigia Ingianni

       Commissioner, QFC Employment Standards Office

       Paola Kattar

      General Counsel, KEO International Consultants
       

       Charbel Maakaron

       Managing Partner – Middle East, Crowell & Moring

       

       Catherine Martinez

       Counsel, Crowell & Moring

       

       Rosena Nhlabatsi

       Senior Intellectual Property Expert at Qatar Research Development & Innovation Council

       Paraskevoula Ntai

      Legal Counsel, Essa Al Sulaiti Law Firm

       Georges Abi Saab

      General Counsel, Ooredoo Group
       Rany Sader

       Chief Legal Innovation Officer, SADER

       

       Dr. Zain Al Abdin Sharar

       Counsel to the CEO, Qatar International Court & Dispute Resolution Centre

       

       

       HK Suresha

       Senior Partner and Country Head at MASIN

       

       Dr. Jon Truby

       Director, MENA Executive Training and AI Law Professor, Newcastle University

       

       

       George Vlavianos

       Partner, DLA Piper

       

       

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      • Qatar Business Law Forum Conference 2023
         14/11/2023
         8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
      Malini Dean
      3 COMMENTS
      • Francoise Mouly
        Reply

        As co-founder of MENA Women in Law, I would like to attend the event. Thank you.
        Warm regards,
        Francoise

      • Dr.wassim harb
        Reply

        Congratulations for organizing this event.i would like to attend the event as an observer.representing ACRLI.as founder and chairman.

      • Jad El Osta
        Reply

        Thank you for organizing this conference, i am pleased to be part of the biggest legal event of the year!

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