MJLO Team

Dr. Mohamed Janashal

Dr. Mohamed Janashal

Founding Partner

(+968) 24 483 808
mjanashal@janashal.com

Dr. Mohamed Janashal is Founding Partner of the firm. He holds PhD in arbitration law with a cross disciplinary research in Islamic Banking and Finance related disputes from prestigious International Islamic University, Malaysia. Before his PhD, he obtained his Master degree in International Commercial Law from Alexandria, Egypt. He earned his LLB from Mohamed-I University, Oujda, Morocco.

As a qualified lawyer in the Sultanate of Oman, Dr. Mohamed enjoys right of audience before all levels of courts, including the Supreme Court of the Sultanate. On account of his wide experience in the dispute resolution, he is also a recognized arbitrator. With more than two decades of law practice, he has a wealth of legal experience that leads the firm’s overall practice. The firm prides itself with his experience in litigation, arbitration, corporate, commercial, Islamic Banking and Finance, mergers, capital markets, regulation, employment, contracts and transactional matters. A long list of corporate and high net-worth individual clients summarizes his credibility and reputation as a seasoned lawyer in the Sultanate.

As part of his legal practice, Dr. Mohamed has acted as arbitrator in addition to his representing clients in commercial arbitration matters ranging from construction to cross border trade. He acts as lead counsel in arbitration matters inside the Sultanate and outside as well. Currently he is leading firm’s representation in the ongoing construction, contractual and contractor’s liability claims in local and international arbitration claims where the firm has been engaged by notable public and private entities.

Dr. Mohamed has keen interest in legal training and academics, and has written in law journals. He is passionate about legal writing and research with special focus on his core areas of practice. His fluency in Arabic and English, and working knowledge of French gives him privileged access in this regard.

Dr. Abdul Hanan Al Issa

Dr. Abdul Hanan Al Issa

Head of Litigation & Arbitration

(+968) 7119 8808
(+968) 24 483 808
abdulhanan@janashal.com

Dr. Abdul Hanan is an experienced lawyer, practicing arbitrator and legal trainer with accumulated experience of 20 years. He graduated his first doctorate from International Islamic University, Malaysia where his research was on Arbitration in Islamic Finance and Banking. He is currently conducting his second Ph. D research on ADR in FIDIC Contracts with a special reference to Gulf countries.

As a lawyer, Dr. Abdul Hanan has practiced in Syria where is registered the Syrian Bar. Main areas of his practice are arbitration, corporate, commercial, Islamic banking and finance, contract, employment and litigation matters. Later he developed considerable expertise as arbitrator and is currently a registered arbitrator with the International Islamic Centre for Reconciliation and Arbitration, Dubai. He is also a recognized arbitrator in Syria registered with Al Adalah Arbitration Centre, Syrian Arbitration Centre and Aleppo Arbitration Centre in Syria.

As part of legal research and writing, Dr. Abdul Hanan has written a book and various research articles on legal and Islamic Finance issues.

Muhammad Sajjad

Muhammad Sajjad

Head of corporate and Commercial

(+968) 24 483 808
msajjad@janashal.com

Muhammad earned his LL.M in Corporate Law from of Faculty of Shariah and Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad. His core areas of practice are corporate, commercial, transactional, arbitration, contracts and employment matters.

Muhammad was part of the legal team representing the largest public sector entity in Pakistan in ICC arbitration held in Singapore under the auspices of International Court of Arbitration. Later, Muhammad moved to Dubai where as Legal Counsel he developed his practice focused on commercial, arbitration, contracts and employment. He represented several clients in arbitration claims arising out of real estate and construction related disputes under the Dubai International Arbitration Center. He has assisted his clients on arbitration matters in DIFC and ADCCAC. He regularly advises his clients on a range of diverse legal matters within the scope of his dedicated practice.
As part of his career, Muhammad has instructed as Lecturer Law at University of Dubai and the prestigious Faculty of Shariah and Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad. During his time in Dubai, he has lectured on HR and legal environment in UAE and developed course module on Legal Aspect of HR & Employment Law for the Center for Executive Development, University of Dubai.
His time in Singapore, Dubai, Pakistan and now in Oman helps him identify and understand his clients’ specific needs and the best commercial interest. Muhammad earned his clients’ trust and confidence by flexible and practical approach in his advice.

Sara Abdul Aziz Shido

Sara Abdul Aziz Shido

Practice Areas Commercial Arbitration, Labour, Civil and Criminal

Sara Abdul Aziz graduated in law from the University of Cairo, Egypt in 1989. As part of her professional career, she has practiced as Public Prosecutor in Sudan. Sara specialists in corporate, commercial, civil, employment, litigation and arbitration matters. She is also a certified expert in arbitration from Sudan.

Sara has special interest in women and child rights. She is fluent in Arabic and has working communication skill in English.

Nabil Ahmad Mohammed Ibrahim

Nabil Ahmad Mohammed Ibrahim

Accounts & Finance Manager

(+968) 24 483 808
nabil@janashal.com

Nabil graduated from the Faculty of Commerce, Mansoura University, Egypt in Accounting. Later he did his Certified Management Accountant Training Course from American University in Cairo, Egypt. Nabil manages all accounts and finance related matters of the Firm.
Nabil also liaises with various government bodies in Oman for the day to day administrative assistance to our clients. His ability to fluently communicate in English and Arabic helps in maintaining good communication channel between the clients’ needs and the requirements of the public bodies.