Sean Angle

Sean Angle

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Led by Sean Angle out of Dubai, we are known for providing a comprehensive range of legal services to local, regional and international clients in Oman. Sean has extensive experience in Sultanate of Oman, having lived and worked in the jurisdiction since 1991.
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We have experience in areas such as inward investment and joint ventures, local and cross border transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, dispute resolution, energy, construction, intellectual property, and telecommunications, and provide a full range of both Omani and English law advice. We also work closely with our global offices and best friend networks/local counsel to provide you with an integrated service in Oman and throughout the region.

We advise a number of international and regional clients on establishing and operating business in Oman and other GCC countries in accordance with WTO agreements, free trade agreements, GCC economic agreements and local laws.

Given our local knowledge and connections we are also best placed to assist on in-bound investments into Oman and can help you execute your corporate and commercial strategies with confidence.

"One client stated that the team was 'very progressive and pragmatic', and that they 'rate them very highly."
Chambers Global 2020

Major tourism development project – advising our client (developer) in matter of Omani Law, assisting in negotiations with the Government and in all corporate and contractual aspects.

Acquisition of a 19% stake in a power generation facility in the Sultanate of Oman.  This facility was the first fully privately funded project company building, owning and operating a power generation and transmission facility in the interior of Oman.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Sultanate of Oman - review and redraft the Oman Commercial Companies Law.  This involved a detailed and comprehensive review of all existing commercial companies legislations in the Sultanate of Oman and then the complete redrafting of the entire law.

Major hotel owners - acted for a number of hotel owners in respect of hotel management agreements for hotels including the Chedi Hotel in Muscat, Kempinski Hotel in Dubai, a multi-hotel development in Dubai and the Inter-Continental Hotel in Muscat.

Sean led teams in the IPOs for the following:

  • Sahara Hospitality SAOG - This was a project specific SPV set up to build, own and operate the concession (offered by Petroleum Development Oman) for oilfield contractor accommodation and services facility.
  • IPO for Salalah Port Services Company SAOG - one of the region's most efficient and largest transhipment container port operations.
  • BP Oman's IPO - Downstream operations of BP in Oman.
  • IPOs for a number of the power generation privately financed project companies in the Sultanate of Oman.
  • The IPO for the SPV owning the Chedi Hotel in Muscat.
  • The IPO for Shell Oman Marketing - downstream operations of Shell in Oman.

Latest news & insights

25 Jun 2019

From Insights

Escalating tensions in the Gulf – Implications for shipping

This bulletin looks at some of the issues arising for shipowners and charterers operating in the Gulf of Oman area in light of recent developments.


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