• “Best Litigation Firm in Qatar”
    World Finance Awards 2013 (World News Media)

  • “Best Property Firm in Qatar”
    World Finance Awards 2013 (World News Media)

  • “Commercial Law Firm of the Year in Qatar Award 2013”
    Corporate INTL Magazine Legal Awards 2013

  • “A preferred partner for international firms seeking local counsel in Qatar” and “the first port of call for referrals from international firms”
    Chambers & Partners Global Client Guide

  • “A recognised name in dispute resolution” with “some of the most experienced litigators currently practicing in Qatar”
    Chambers & Partners Global Client Guide

  • “Arab Law Bureau’s team of litigators brings together expertise from across the Middle East and north Africa”
    The Legal 500

  • “Established in 1994 to become one of Qatar's leading law Firms”
    Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory

  • "The firm’s lawyers’ wealth and array of experience proves to be a valuable asset in navigating & often contributing to Qatar’s legal system"
    Chambers & Partners Global Client Guide

  • "The very reliable team at ALB is particularly involved in high-value transactions in the energy sector, clients include Qatar Petroleum & Qatargas"
    The Legal 500

  • “Client-focused, incredibly responsive and really reliable – it always delivers on time”
    Chambers & Partners Global Client Guide

  • “One of the deepest benches out there” “A Solid Qatari player”
    Chambers & Partners Global Client Guide

  • “Client-focused, incredibly responsive & really reliable – it always delivers on time” & “stands out for its combination of local knowledge & international expertise”
    Chambers & Partners Global Client Guide

  • "The firm receives praise for the quality of its work and the responsiveness of the team to client requirements"
    IFLR1000 Guide

  • "A well-rounded practice, which includes significant project finance and banking expertise.”
    The Legal 500

Welcome To Arab Law Bureau

Arab Law Bureau ( ALB ) has established itself as one of the leading law firms in Qatar. Our work on some of the largest projects in the country and our links to the key Qatari authorities reflect not only our first-rate legal expertise but also our approach to client service.

Our objective is simple: to make doing business in Qatar easy for our clients and to help them achieve their commercial goals in a cost effective and efficient manner.

We are a relationship focused firm which gives us a better understanding of our clients businesses enabling us to provide practical solutions to complex legal problems.

  • ALB acts as lead counsel in an ongoing ICC arbitration to respondent in respect of a US $125 million construction related dispute. [More..]
  • ALB acts for Nokia in ongoing consolidation planning following Nokia’s merger with Alcatel. [More..]
  • ALB acts as local counsel to QEWC and advising on all relevant elements of Ras Abu Fontas A3 construction and financing. [More..]
  • Acting for Qatar’s largest real estate developer in relation to an ongoing ICC arbitration relating to infrastructure works. [More..]
  • Acting for Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, Merrill Lynch in respect of a regional pharmaceutical company IPO. [More..]
  • ALB acts as lenders’(a consortium of Japanese lenders) local counsel on the Facility D IWPP. [More..]
  • ALB acts for various borrowers and lenders in respect of various financing/refinancing transactions for Qatar Airways leased aircraft. [More..]
  • Acting for London’s Air Ambulance in respect of the purchase of a helicopter from a Qatari entity. [More..]
  • ALB acts as local counsel to Standard Chartered bank and Citigroup in respect of IBQ’s establishment of a US $ 2 billion Euro medium term note programme. [More..]