Mansoor Malik is founder and managing partner of Al Busaidy Mansoor Jamal & Co (AMJ) where he heads the firm’s top tier, award-winning Corporate Commercial department and the Litigation department. A UK-qualified barrister, Mansoor has more than 35 years’ experience of law and practice in Oman in both the contentious and non-contentious fields. He is a recognised expert on Oman’s legislative and regulatory frameworks due to his involvement in many of the jurisdiction’s most significant transactions over the past four decades, and is ranked as a star performer and leading lawyer by the major global legal directories.
In the non-contentious field, Mansoor’s expertise spans all aspects of banking and finance law including Islamic, corporate, project, acquisition, asset and structured finance, securitisation, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private equity and investment funds. He advises clients on complex projects, banking and regulatory matters including many of the jurisdiction’s most significant transactions over the past 35 years especially in the energy, infrastructure and telecommunications sectors. His close familiarity with the regulatory framework allows him to provide valuable pre-bid advice to developers, lenders and their advisers. Clients also value Mansoor’s strong network of relationships with government and regulatory bodies, industry professionals and the wider business community which gives him a critical advantage in identifying and ironing out any complexity or uncertainty that may arise in structuring, financing and developing large-scale projects in Oman’s evolving legal environment.
In the dispute resolution arena, Mansoor has expertise in prosecuting and defending high-value domestic and international arbitration of both public and private law disputes under ICSID and UNCITRAL rules before the International Court of Arbitration and the London Court of International Arbitration. In Oman, he is a Court of Appeal panel arbitrator.
Mansoor also handles complex commercial litigation claims across a wide span of industry sectors including banking, power, water, agencies, insurance, employment and oil and gas and enjoys rights of audience before Oman’s Supreme Court. His roster of clients includes major national and international corporates, financing institutions, credit agencies, government entities as well as some of the world’s leading law firms.