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Mohammed Al-Shukairy

Mohammed Al-Shukairy

Regional Managing Partner, Middle East

Regional Managing Partner, Middle East
Mohammed Al-Shukairy

‏Mo Al-Shukairy has extensive experience advising corporate, investment banking, private equity and other clients on takeovers and mergers, capital raising and stock exchange issues in London and the Middle East.  

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Career and qualifications

  • Bristol University (LL.B. and LL.M., First Class) 2000
  • Joined Clifford Chance, London 2002
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2004
  • Partner since 2011
  • Relocated to Dubai 2011

Awards and citations

  • Mohammed Al-Shukairy is most commonly active on corporate, private equity and investment banking matters, often advising clients on takeovers and mergers. One client said of him: "He has good communication skills and provides unbiased and fair advice - a good lawyer to have on your side to close a transaction."
    Global Chambers 2019
  • Mo Al-Shukairy sits in the Dubai office and has a strong regional M&A practice that includes mandates in Kuwait, Qatar and other GCC jurisdictions. His clients include major banks and interviewees comment that "he is very authoritative in tough negotiations."
    Chambers Global 2016: Corporate & Commercial – Middle East
  • Mohammed Al-Shukairy advises on regional M&A, takeover and private equity matters, with notable experience of work on cross-border transactions. Clients regard him as "a very slick professional who provides timely and good advice."
    Chambers Global 2016:  Corporate & Commercial – UAE
  • Al-Shukairy advised the National Bank of Kuwait on its sale of 30% stake in the International Bank of Qatar for $538m to Qatari investors, this was seen as a “notable deal in the financial services”
    IFLR1000 2015: Financial & Corporate – UAE
  • Mo Al-Shukairy displays "a rare combination of legal understanding and business acumen," according to one impressed source. He advises corporations, investment banks and private equity firms on a variety of transactions.
    Chambers Global 2015: Corporate/M&A High End Cross Border – UAE
  • Mohammed Al-Shukairy and Mike Taylor are also strongly recommended.
    Legal 500 2015: Corporate & M&A – UAE (Band 1)