Bahraini law firm with a global outlook.

Al Doseri Law is a specialist Bahraini law firm built on established and trusted client relationships.

Providing commercial legal advice to national and international clients operating in Bahrain, the firm’s practice centres on the following core areas: banking and finance, litigation and arbitration, Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), corporate and commercial, employment, as well as bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring.

Founded by partner Saad Al Doseri in 2018, who has over a decade of legal experience working at prestigious law firms in the Gulf, Al Doseri Law is a local firm with strong domestic roots, but with a distinctly global outlook.

Partner Ronald Langat heads the firm’s Banking and Finance practice, and leads the Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice together with Saad. Ronald brings with him over 12 years’ experience practicing in Bahrain, acting for both domestic and international clients, primarily financial institutions, advising on a range of banking, finance and corporate law mandates.

Drawing on the significant cross-border legal expertise of its partners, the firm’s dynamic lawyers deliver advice on high-profile transactions and complex disputes to resolve a range of domestic and international legal challenges.

Our clients range from commercial banks, investment banks and major corporates to large regional companies, state entities, international organisations and family offices either doing business in, or transacting business from Bahrain. We also enjoy close relationships with major law firms in London, New York, as well with international and offshore firms around the world.

As a multi-disciplinary practice, equipped to handle a diverse spectrum of legal matters, the lawyers at Al Doseri Law put the needs of clients front and centre in everything they do.

 

Our Practice Areas


Our banking and finance team has developed an extensive track record over the past decade in providing specialised legal services and advice of the highest quality to Bahrain’s banking and financial sector.

As a premier insolvency team in Bahrain, we specialise in representing every type of stakeholder in connection with insolvency matters.

Our firm provides specialist contentious and non-contentious advice covering the local and international construction market.

Our corporate team has extensive corporate and commercial expertise, having developed very close working relationships with key Bahraini regulators and decision makers in this field, as well as with prominent law firms across the region and beyond.

Our employment team helps clients to steer through the sophisticated landscape of local laws that govern the employer/employee relationship.

The strength of our dispute resolution team is internationally renowned and we have significant experience in the local Bahrain courts at every level.

Our team advises on a full spectrum of telecoms and technology matters. We are specialists in the telecoms and technology sectors.

Latest Insights

Bahrain’s bright and sustainable future: a comparative exploration

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Saad Al Doseri, Partner and Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and Maryam Alhashemi, Associate, explore the initiatives introduced by the statutorily constituted Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA) and its sustainability advancements. They further address the potential legal ramifications and compare the initiatives to other international protocols. Introduction Abolishing energy poverty and avoiding calamitous climate change will require a global effort towards low-carbon…

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Crypto markets: The Crypto-Asset Exchange ecosystem in Bahrain

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This article provides an overview of the Central Bank of Bahrain’s regulations that govern crypto-asset exchanges’ establishment as licensed platforms incorporated in Bahrain. This article further highlights Bahrain’s progressive stance by considering its alignment with other international financial hub jurisdictions. Introduction In order to buy or sell cryptocurrency, e.g. Bitcoin, Ethereum, or another cryptocurrency, you’ll need to create an account on…

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Safety in numbers: Bahrain’s Revised Crowdfunding Regulations

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This article explores the newly revised regulations on crowdfunding issued by the Central Bank of Bahrain for the jurisdiction of the Kingdom of Bahrain. On 28 April 2022, the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) issued a new consolidated crowdfunding platform operators (CPO) module (Module CFP) under Volume 5 of the CBB Rulebook. The new module will replace the existing financing-based…

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Amina Sultan Al-Buainain reviews the book Advocacy as a High Profession by Muhammad Shawkat At-twny

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Amina Sultan Al-Buainain joined Al Doseri Law as an intern in January 2022 and is currently studying at The Royal University for Women. As part of her internship, she was assigned to write a paper on the legal profession entitled “Ethics and Roles”. Founding Partner Saad Al Doseri found Amina’s paper informative and has decided to publish it as an…

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Partner Ronald Langat ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2022

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We are delighted to announce that Ronald Langat, Partner and Head of Banking and Finance, has been ranked in The Legal 500's annual EMEA Guide. The Guide has recognised Ronald as a 'Leading Individual' for his expertise in banking and finance, including Islamic finance. Ronald is known for his transactional work, including capital markets, structured finance products, derivatives, securitisations including repackagings, as…

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Al Doseri Law wins USD 8,000,000 International Arbitration Case

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Led by Founding Partner, Saad Jaber Al Doseri, Al Doseri Law has secured an arbitral award worth approximately eight million USD for a longstanding client. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris appointed the arbitral tribunal in accordance with its rules, and its proceedings were subsequently held in Switzerland under Swiss law, subject to the ICC rules. Saad Al…

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