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Mohamed Altaji


Mohamed Altaji is a trilingual paralegal whose legal practice is focused on commercial and corporate matters, including M&A, FinTech and finance. Mohamed additionally has experience in construction and infrastructure dispute resolution in Qatar and has been exposed to commercial and corporate matters in England, Qatar and the Qatar Financial Centre.

Mohamed regularly advises corporate entities based in Qatar and the GCC region on commercial matters relating to the laws of Qatar and the Qatar Financial Centre. 



  • Assisting with drafting regulations and establishing a legal regulatory frameowrk for a newly launched free-zone entity in Qatar.
  • Assisting a confidential holding company on restructuring and a proposed initial public offering and listing on the Qatar Stock Exchange.
  • Advising and drafting the required legal documents for a listed telecommunications provider in Qatar to acquire satellite towers.*
  • Assisting Masraf Al Rayan, a listed commercial Islamic bank in Qatar with a subsidiary in the United Kingdom on its merger with Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji), a Qatar listed bank with subsidiaries in France and the United Arab Emirates to create the largest Islamic bank in Qatar and with combined assets of more than US$47billion.*
  • Assisting a HNWI on establishing a real estate investment trust with the objective of operating and listing a Sharia’h-compliant, Qatar Financial Centre-regulated fund that will hold a number of family and/or third party owned real estate assets in Qatar.*
  • Assisting a listed bank in liaising with the regulatory authority in respect of an exchange traded fund.*

*Denotes experience from previous firm

  • University of Essex, L.L.B. (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Duke University, Blockchain Onboarding Course

Prior Experience

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Mohamed worked at a legal clinic based in the UK and was exposed to various fields of law including employment, housing, family and welfare, and was assigned clients with various backgrounds and legal issues to interview and advise. Mohamed has firsthand experience on handling corporate and commercial transactions and disputes. He is well versed in contract drafting and negotiation, undertaking due diligence protocols and providing legal insight on the corporate regulatory regime in Qatar.