News 14 Apr. 2016

Curtis Oman expands again with new counsel Alessandra Zingales

Muscat, April 6, 2016 – Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is further expanding its market leading Muscat team with the addition of international lawyer Alessandra Zingales, who joins as counsel.

Ms. Zingales, who has worked in Oman since 2007, brings broad experience in corporate commercial law and infrastructure projects, including power and water. She has advised both local and international clients doing business in Oman, including a number of major companies involved in the high profile mega-rail project in Oman (approx. US$ 4billion). She has considerable experience in advising international investors on Omani employment law.

“Alessandra hit the ground running on her first day in our exceptionally busy office,” said Oman managing partner Bruce Palmer. “We are delighted to have her on the team. Her European background and languages are particularly welcome to our international investor clients and will be a bonus for our European offices. ”

Ms. Zingales was previously at a leading local law firm in Muscat, where she advised both local and international clients on infrastructure projects. For several years Ms. Zingales has been recognised as an “Associate to Watch” by Chambers Global, which praises her as "a good lawyer and a sensible person."

“Curtis is the best international law firm in Oman, full stop” said Ms. Zingales. “With a thriving European practice, including two Italian offices, it is the perfect place for me to grow my own practice.”

Ms. Zingales earned her LLM from the University of Trento, Italy and her J.D. from the University of Milan. She has a Masters in International Relations from the University of Padova. She is fluent in English, Italian and German.

Notes to Editor

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP (Curtis) is a leading international law firm providing a broad range of services to clients around the world. The firm operates through 17 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Central and East Asia. For more information about Curtis, please visit

Curtis’ Muscat office was established in 1997 and is served by US, UK, Italy, India, Pakistan and Omani qualified lawyers. The team offers a full range of domestic and international legal services in the fields of real estate, corporate and commercial law, banking, energy, arbitration, insurance, shipping and port development, tourism, employment and public procurement, amongst others.