Alsuwaidi & Company

Oil and Gas

A firm founded in the oil and gas industry reinforced by a deep rooted understanding of the UAE legal landscape

The oil and gas industry is one of the largest in the region and the firm’s history is rooted in this industry since our Founding Partner Mohammed Alsuwaidi headed the legal department of Emirates General Petroleum Corporation, prior to establishing Alsuwaidi & Company. Since our inception, we have worked with a spectrum of national and international organisation on matters pertinent to international energy transactions, joint ventures between regional and international organisations, environmental matters, exploration and development agreements, transportation and storage agreements, downstream distribution, and project finance and general corporate matters.

Alsuwaidi & Company frequently advises both government, quasi government, regional and multi-national firms on regulatory and policy issues related to this sector.


Alsuwaidi & Company’s local Litigation practice is recognised by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.

“What the team is known for Strong litigation practice group licensed to operate in all the UAE courts, including the federal and DIFC Courts, as well as the Dubai judicial system up to and including the Court of Cassation. The firm is particularly noted for its ability in cases involving the governments of the UAE and is equally well versed in financial, insurance and maritime disputes. Also possesses a noteworthy white-collar crime practice, with expertise in commercial fraud claims, and retains experts in employment and oil and gas matters.”
Chambers & Partners, 2021

“Mohammed Alsuwaidi is most noted for his work as local counsel, and has many years of experience concerning matters in the oil and gas sector. He also leads matters in the local courts for major companies in the banking and real estate industries, including assistance with the enforcement of arbitral awards. A well-recognised figure in commercial litigation, he is also active as an arbitrator.”
Chambers & Partners, 2021

“A client found the team to be a respectable name in the courts and in front of the judges’”.
Chambers & Partners, 2021

“A client said ‘They have always replied promptly and in detail regarding any queries, provided immediate automatic updates for ongoing legal work and have achieved perfect outcomes.’”
Legal 500, 2021

“Alsuwaidi & Company has a strong following in the oil and gas and defence sectors…”
Legal 500 2012

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