Business, Corporate & Commercial




Whatever the size or complexity of the transaction, Al Sheaily's team of experts has the depth of experience and commercial acumen you need in a trusted corporate partner.

Our clients include the owners of start-ups, high growth companies, large State corporations and institutions together with private investors, venture capitalists and financial institutions. They value the quality of our judgment, the prescience of our advice and the work we put in to understand every single transaction.

Well-structured and well-documented commercial arrangements are absolutely essential. By addressing issues at the start, misunderstandings can be avoided in the longer term.

Al Sheaily's lawyers possess an astute understanding of Omani law and it’s application in the business context. They have the attention to detail to prepare and assess any form of corporate or commercial contract. Across a broad number of sectors, we advise companies on how to consistently make the correct decisions and maximise their advantage and avoid risk. Whatever the scale and scope of the contract, our lawyers' solutions will be realistic and effective.

Representative Transactions

  • Advised pharmaceutical company on its manufacturing, supply and distribution programme throughout Oman and the Gulf, Africa and Asia;
  • Advised regional governments, financial institutions and corporations in relation to certain capital market and listing programs including sovereign bond issues;
  • Advised regional telecoms company in its successful $1 billion IPO and listing;
  • Advised on regional security group IPO and private share sale, including undertaking legal due diligence on the company and preparing report and drafting Prospectus and Information Memorandum and ancillary documentation;
  • Advised various high-profile sporting institutions including Gulf State in its successful bid for the FIFA 2022 Football World Cup, bids for various Olympic and international sporting events and regattas;
  • Advised major international media organisation with offices in over 70 countries on global corporate structures, media regulation, program acquisition and licensing, broadcasting and distribution, hosting broadcasting, satellite platforms, employment, litigation and defamation/libel agreements and media, public policy (lobbying) and litigation issues worldwide;
  • Providing company secretarial support to clients on an ad hoc basis, as well as advising on English and regional employment laws and drafting service and separation agreements;
  • Represented a group of founders on the introduction of a Middle Eastern foodstuffs brand;
  • Advised leading IT managed services provider on a range of GCC corporate and commercial matters;
  • Advised a GCC-based start-up on offshore software development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools;
  • Advised a GCC-based start-up on seed round investment and other commercial law matters;
  • Advised media company and its founder on corporate formation and seed round note from a GCC government-controlled entity;
  • Advised regionally based distributor on international distribution agreements with European manufacturers.