Event 20 Nov. 2023

Curtis Appoints Abdul Latif Al Rawahi as Partner in Muscat Office

Muscat, Oman, November 13, 2023 – Curtis is pleased to announce the appointment of Abdul Latif Al Rawahi as partner in its Muscat office.

Mr. Al Rawahi joins Curtis’ market leading global disputes team as a disputes partner in the firm’s Muscat office. He will also be the firm’s local partner in Oman, and is licensed to appear before Oman’s courts, including the Oman Supreme Court. He has a broad ranging practice in commercial litigation, employment law, arbitration and can also handle criminal cases.

Mr. Al Rawahi’s broad-ranging Omani practice spans legal affairs research, civil, commercial and criminal litigation, commercial arbitration and Omani labor law.

His recent work has focused on advising corporations and their executives on labor law issues in Oman, which has included representing clients before the Supreme Court of Oman. As an experienced advocate, Mr. Al Rawahi has extensive advocacy experience gained in Oman’s lower courts and the Muscat Primary Court. Before joining Curtis, he led a team of barristers and consultants at a leading Omani law firm.

Simon Ward, Muscat Office Managing Partner said: “I am delighted to welcome Abdul Latif to our disputes team. I have been impressed with Abdul Latif’s work over the many years I have known him, and we are very happy to have his expertise in our office. We know our clients place a high value on having excellent Omani and international law advice under one roof.”

Mr. Al Rawahi said: “I have admired the Curtis disputes team for a long time and am looking forward greatly to working with my new colleagues.”

Notes to Editor:

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is a leading international law firm. Headquartered in New York, Curtis has 19 offices and affiliates in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Curtis represents a wide range of clients, including governments and state-owned companies, multinational corporations and financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, money managers, privately held businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs.

Curtis in Muscat

Established in 1997, Curtis’ Muscat office advises Omani and international companies, financial institutions and governments to do business in the Sultanate.Curtis remains the only US headquartered law firm licensed to practice in Oman. Curtis offers both Omani and international law advice, from general service mandates to specialist areas of law. We have been lead advisers on some of the largest and most significant projects in the country in both power and water sectors, and tourism. Curtis is regularly recognized as one of Oman’s foremost law firms.

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