Hasan El-Shafiey is a senior associate of Bennett Jones (Gulf) LLP, which carries on the practice of law in Doha, Qatar, in association with Bennett Jones LLP.
Hasan has been in the legal profession since 2006 and has a deep understanding of Middle Eastern legal systems and jurisprudence. His practice with the firm focuses on commercial transactional work, as well as international commercial arbitration. He has advised a number of international clients on the legal framework for doing business and assisted with the review, drafting and negotiation of commercial and financial contractual documentation, including sale and purchase agreements, construction and infrastructure contracts as well as agency, distribution and marketing agreements. Hasan has also worked on a significant number of arbitration matters under ICC, LCIA and other institutional arbitration rules, with a particular focus on construction disputes. He advised and represented state entities, main contractors, subcontractors and engineering consultants in relation to international arbitration and global mediation proceedings.
Hasan holds LLB degree and a post graduate diploma in Islamic law from Alexandria University, Egypt and is a member of the Egyptian Bar Association.