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College of Law, England, Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

University of Wales, Swansea, Law and Economics, LL.B., Hons.

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England and Wales

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Leopold Zentner
Partner
Muscat
PHONE:+968 24 564 495
FAX:+968 24 564 497
 

Corporate Partner Leopold Zentner has a very strong transaction focused corporate practice, built up over a decade in the MENA region (including UAE, Saudi Arabia and Libya).  He represents blue chip domestic companies,  leading international businesses and government institutions in respect of high value investments, corporate restructurings, complex cross border joint ventures, private equity, cross border M&A transactions and regulatory matters.

Mr. Zentner has a profound professional and academic interest in the various economic diversifications programmes undertaken in the GCC and the legal framework of emerging economies in respect of attracting foreign investment.

Whilst Mr. Zentner advises his clients across a broad spectrum of sectors, his key industry experience includes: conventional and renewable energy projects,  petrochemicals (upstream and downstream), downstream industrial sectors (such as industrial metals),  shipping, education  and hospitality.

Prior to joining Curtis, Mr. Zentner worked for several international law firms in the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Libya, as well as senior  in-house counsel for Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) at their Riyadh Headquarters.

AWARDS

  • Served as recurrent presenter at trade delegations / associations / conferences (UKTI, MEA, MEED, Advantage Austria, Malta Business Network, Dubai In-House Congress)
  • Functioned as Libya Legal Expert with legal and business press (including the Financial Times)
  • Formerly Visiting Lecturer on Corporate M&A transactions at the Zambian Institute of Advanced Legal Education - Pro-Bono
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