News 03 Sep. 2014

Florian A. Maier-Leonhardt Joins Curtis as Counsel in Muscat office

New York, September 3, 2014 - Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP has announced that Florian A. Maier-Leonhardt has joined the international law firm in its corporate and infrastructure development groups. He will be based in the firm's Muscat office.

Mr. Maier-Leonhardt, has worked in the Middle East since 2006 and has previously worked in the Abu Dhabi office of an international law firm and at a local Muscat firm. His practice is focused on projects in the Sultanate of Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the State of Qatar.

“Florian has represented clients in the Middle East and Europe on the full range of corporate matters”, said Bruce Palmer, Managing Partner of Curtis Oman and regional head. “We are pleased to welcome more talent to our market leading team of international and Omani lawyers and have plenty of work to keep him busy.”

“I regard Curtis as the top firm in Oman”, said Mr. Maier-Leonhardt. “The dual strength of international and Omani legal advice makes it unique in the market and will benefit my clients. I am very excited to join this outstanding team of lawyers.”

Fluent in German, French and English, Mr. Maier-Leonhardt has advised numerous corporate clients and investment funds on a wide range of international corporate transactions and projects, M&A and joint ventures, onshore, offshore and real estate investments in countries across the GCC states and Germany.

Mr. Maier-Leonhardt completed his first State Exam at Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany and his second State Exam at the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is admitted to practice at the Munich Bar.

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is a leading international law firm providing a broad range of services to clients around the world. Curtis has 16 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Central and East Asia. The firm's international orientation has been a hallmark of its practice for nearly two centuries. For more information about Curtis, please visit or follow Curtis on Twitter ( and Facebook (

Curtis' Muscat office was established in 1997 and is served by US, UK, German, India, Pakistan and Omani qualified lawyers. We offer 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.