About Duane Morris and Ali Al Mashaikhi


Al Mashaikhi and Partner attorneys focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking and securities, corporate restructuring, financial services, infrastructure projects, international joint ventures, corporate litigation, arbitration and Islamic finance.

Dr. Said bin Salim bin Ali Al Mashaikhi

Dr. Al Mashaikhi, a lawyer in the High Court, has practiced for over 15 years in Oman and the surrounding GCC countries. He brings to the practice of law broad experience dealing with top clients based in Oman, as well as foreign interests investing in the country and region. In his time at the Omani bar, he has earned the reputation of a trusted advisor at the very highest ranks of the commercial and government establishment, and is thus able to put this acumen at the service of his clients and provide real business solutions that complement his legal approach. An internationalist, he earned his Masters in Law from the University of Kiev, Ukraine (1993), taking his Ph.D. in Law from Moscow University (2005). His linguistic fluency extends from Arabic to English, Russian and Ukrainian.

Jeffrey V. Rodwell

Jeff Rodwell has practised as a lawyer for over 20 years in Australia, Hong Kong, England and Oman. He is licensed to practice in Oman and handles transactions in the surrounding GCC countries. He practices primarily in the area of corporate law with concentrations in mergers and acquisitions, funds work, oil and gas, and infrastructure projects. Most of this work is international. He also has significant experience in the legal areas of telecoms, information technology, e-commerce, data privacy and outsourcing.

About Duane Morris LLP

One of the 100 largest law firms in the world, Duane Morris is a full-service firm with offices in Europe, Asia and major cities throughout the United States, including New York, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Miami and Pittsburgh. The firm integrates the services of attorneys from all of its offices and across all practice areas, creating a global infrastructure of experienced advisors available to represent clients in all types of cross-border and international matters.

Omani roots, global reach.