Bennett Jones (Gulf) LLP carries on the practice of law in Doha, Qatar, in association with Bennett Jones LLP. We are the only Canadian-based law firm to have established a legal practice in Qatar. We provide advice on issues of U.K., U.S., and Canadian law, as well as the laws of Qatar.
We are an internationally recognized Canadian law firm founded and focused on principles of professional excellence, integrity, respect and independent thought. Our firm’s leadership position is reflected in the law we practise, the ground-breaking work we do, the client relationships we have and the quality of our people.
Bennett Jones is home to more than 400 lawyers and business advisors in nine offices – Doha, Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Vancouver, Washington, DC, and Beijing. Our professional practice encompasses virtually every sector of business, industry and government. Operating as an integrated unit across our geographic locations, our business practice is to assign lawyers to work on client files who have the skills and experience that best meet our clients’ needs.
Hugh L. MacKinnon | CEO
Hugh MacKinnon is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bennett Jones and a member of the firm’s Partnership Board.
Hugh had previously maintained an active corporate commercial practice in Calgary and Toronto.
Hugh is Chair of the Board of the C.D. Howe Institute, Chair of the Board of the Ontario Brain Institute, Co-Chair of the Canada Institute Advisory Board of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. and Chair of the Advisory Board of Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year.
His memberships include the Royal Canadian Military Institute, the Ranchmen’s Club, the Toronto Club, The Arts and Letters Club, the American Bar Association and a number of other social, professional and business organizations. He is a member of the Law Societies of Upper Canada, Alberta and England and Wales.