K&L Gates Earns “International Law Firm of the Year,” Four “Team of the Year” Honors at Qatar Business Law Forum Awards

17 November 2023

Global law firm K&L Gates LLP received multiple recognitions during this week’s Qatar Business Law Forum and Awards hosted by LexisNexis, including selection as “International Law Firm of the Year” for 2023. The firm also captured “Team of the Year” honors in the Banking & Finance, Commercial Litigation, Corporate, and Property & Construction categories.

Now in its eighth year, the annual forum and awards ceremony recognizes exceptional achievement within Qatar’s legal community and are judged by a panel of industry leaders, academic practitioners, and government officials. Nominations were assessed objectively using predefined criteria. Doha senior partner Amjad Hussain and other team members collected the award on behalf of the firm.

“We are delighted to have received five awards during this year’s prestigious Qatar Business Law Forum ceremony,” Hussain said. “These recognitions cover all areas of work that clients typically look for in global law firms, ranging from corporate, banking, and including disputes and projects. The awards demonstrate the high level of trust we enjoy from our diverse client base in Doha and the wider region, as well as the collegiate and professional team that we have built. We are truly grateful for the opportunity to work with our clients on some of the most outstanding, innovative, and exciting projects in Qatar, and I am particularly honored to be part of a team that strives for excellence and ongoing improvement in all that we do.”

K&L Gates lawyers in Doha have a deep understanding of the Qatari legal, regulatory, commercial, and financial markets paired with substantial Middle East and international experience, offering legal advice in all key areas, including corporate, commercial, regulatory and legislative drafting, projects, energy and infrastructure, aviation, banking and finance (including Islamic finance), telecoms, media and technology, real estate and construction, intellectual property, and dispute resolution.