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Our Team

Ali Khamis Al Alawi
Title: Founder & Managing Partner

Professional Qualifications: Bachelor in Sharia & Law from Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. Post Graduate studies and High Diploma in Intellectual Property, Jordan.

Expertise: Ali Khamis Al Alawi is specialized in intellectual property matters, real estate, construction, corporate and commercial, litigation, arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution. Having been an active participant in the preparation of legislation in the Sultanate of Oman, Ali Khamis is uniquely placed to advise on all matters of Omani law.

Languages: Ali Khamis speaks Arabic and English.

Professional Associations: Former member of the Board of Directors of the Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Former President of the Reconciliation & Arbitration Committee of the Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Member of the Tender Board Committee. Active member of the Advocates & Mission Committee in the Sultanate of Oman. Founder and member of the Board of the Arab Authority for Arbitration in Paris, France. Member of Arbitration Centers based in Cairo, Egypt and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Former president and member of the Board of Directors of Commercial Arbitration Centers in the GCC. Member of the International Bar Association.

Ms. Anwaar Al Alawi
Title: Partner/Associate (External Advisor)

Professional Qualifications: Masters in Law from the University of Wales, United Kingdom. Bachelors of Law from Sharjah University, United Arab Emirates.

Expertise: Anwaar has been a legal researcher at the Ministry of Legal Affairs in the Sultanate of Oman and is well versed in dealing with the different Ministries.

Since obtaining her master’s degree in United Kingdom and in Germany, Anwaar has been focusing on commercial law, maritime law, real estate transactions, issues of tender law and commercial contracts.

Languages:Anwaar speaks Arabic and English.

Mr. Yasser Ali Khamis Al Alawi
Title: Partner/Associate

Yasser obtains Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Wales – 2008 and B.Sc. in Computer Science from American University of Sharjah – 2005.

He is a descended from a reputable family with strong roots in the Sultanate of Oman. His qualifications and experience gained from his family business background made him unique to head the role of several established organizations in the Sultanate of Oman. He is actively involved in several business houses running in the Sultanate of Oman. Brief profile of his business engagements is as below:

Managing Director
Al Sharqiya for Real Estate & Investment LLC since 2009
Al Alawi Investments LLC
Al Alawi for Legal Translations LLC
Yasser Bin Ali Alawi Trading LLC

Ms. Fahima Aziz Ghaly
Title: Senior Associate

Fahima obtains Bachelor of Law (license en droit) from Cairo University in Egypt in 1983.

She has extensive experience in contentious, and non-contentious, intellectual property matters, patents and counterfeiting actions. Previously, she worked with the Ministry of Trade and Supply in Cairo, Egypt on intellectual property issues. She speaks Arabic, English and French.

Fahima has been an IP Expert in the Ministry of Justice in Sultanate of Oman since 2014 and member of the Cairo Bar since 1983.

Mr. Ayman Sabri Owais
Title: Senior Associate

Ayman obtains Bachelor of Law from Cairo University in Egypt in 1992.

He is an expert in reviewing HR manuals. He is specialized in labour law, arbitration, litigation, and other forms of dispute resolution, real estate law and commercial law. Ayman Sabri is also an expert on GCC laws. Ayman speaks Arabic and English.

Ayman is enrolled as an Advocate in Egypt and is licensed to practice in the High Court and Supreme Court of the Sultanate of Oman.

Ms. Ellenida Hermosura
Title: Associate

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration major in Marketing from Isabela State University in Philippines in 2002.

She has significant professional experience in marketing aspects, secretarial and administrative works.

Ms. Hermosura is fluent in Filipino and English.

Mr. Abdel Rahim Hashim El Shaikh
Title: Translator

Professional Qualifications: Bachelor of Science (HONS) in Agriculture from University of Juba in Sudan. Diploma in “Higher English” from the Trans – World Tutorial College, Jersey, Britain.

Expertise: Abdel Rahim specializes in translating all types of documents (legal, medical, commercial, economical, financial, political, naval, agricultural, industrial, scientific, technical, military, etc.)

Languages: Abdel Rahim speaks and writes Arabic and English.

Mr. Al Husain Al Alawi
Title: Partner/Associate

Husain obtains Bachelor of Business Management in Greenwich School of Management in London in  2012.

He is a descended from a reputable family with strong roots in the Sultanate of Oman. His qualifications and experience gained from his family business background made him unique to head the role of several established organizations in the Sultanate of Oman.  He is actively involved in several business houses running in the Sultanate of Oman.

He speaks  Arabic and English.

Mr. Binil P. Kshethrapalan
Title: Systems Admin

Binil obtains Bachelor of Commerce, Microsoft & Cisco Certified in India in 2006.

He has 8 years of experience in the field of IT.

He speaks English, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi.

Al Alawi Law Firm Building
Building No.785 – Way No.2708
Qurum 29
P.O. Box 3746 – Ruwi, PC-112
Muscat
The Sultanate of Oman

Telephone Number: +968-24-605-841
Facsimile Number: +968-24-699-763
E-mail address:
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