Rashed R. al Marri Law Office – Qatar
in association with Claudia el Hage Law Office – Lebanon
Rashed Raja Al Marri Law Office was established in February 2001 in Qatar. In 2012, Rashed Al Marri partnered with Advocate Claudia El Hage to build a full-service law practice that focuses primarily on local and international clients in banking, finance, corporate and commercial, telecommunications, consumer protection, construction, Industrial, real estate, insurance, insurance brokers, media, medical and employment matters and projects essentially by providing legal counsel to many institutions, banks, associations and corporations in Qatar and on litigation and alternative dispute resolutions mainly arbitration assisting in both defending and pursuing arbitration proceedings.
Rashed Al Marri Law Office – Qatar in association with Claudia El Hage Law Office – Lebanon have a combined team of 14 specialized lawyers acting as legal counsels, litigators and arbitrators in various jurisdictions along with corresponding offices in MENA, France, Greece, Italy and Cyprus with an established solid reputation. Al Marri & El Hage Law Offices rank in Chambers & partners, Who’s Who Legal and have been recognized as best regional Law Firm in 2021 by Lexis Nexis and as the Qatar Domestic Law Firm in 2022 by Chambers & Partners Middle East Awards
Rashed Raja Al Marri | Chairman
Areas of Practice: Litigation / Family Law / Criminal Law
Education: Law Degree from King Mohamad V University – Morocco
Admission: Qatari Lawyers Association
Rashed Raja Al Marri is the founding partner of Rashed Bin Raja Al Marri Law Office. He is an experienced Qatari litigator in the State of Qatar since 2001. He is member of the Qatari Lawyers Association. He holds a Law Degree from King Mohamad V University – Morocco in 1994 with a major in Private Law – International Affairs. Mr. Al Marri is the former vice president of the Qatari Lawyers Association.
Mr. Al Marri represents local and international clients mainly in criminal lawsuits and he has extensive experience in criminal matters. Mr. Al Marri appears before the Public Prosecution in investigations and before Qatari Courts to defend high profile clients in Business criminal matters. Mr. Al Marri also acts in family matters including divorces, custodies, inheritance, etc. He provides general legal counsel on labor law and regulations and Immigration Regulations and Rules. Mr. Al Marri advises international and local clients and represents various clients in commercial and civil litigation matters, drafting contracts, mergers and acquisitions in Qatar and abroad. Mr. Al Marri advises international and local clients.
Claudia el Hage | Managing partner
Areas of Practice:
Arbitration, Litigation, Compliance
(Construction & Engineering Contracts Real Estate Development Corporate, banking , Merger & Acquisitions)
Languages: Arabic/ English/ French
- Bachelor’s Degree and Masters in law, From Saint Joseph University Beirut, Lebanon
- Certificates from Harvard University in Negotiation and Leadership and Leadership Master Class
Admission & Membership
- Beirut Bar Association
- Foreign Lawyers Admission Committee in Qatar
- Qatar International Court (QICDRC)
- ICC Qatar
- ICC Lebanon
Claudia El Hage is the Managing Partner of Rashed al Marri Law Office (Qatar) in association with Claudia el Hage Law Office (Lebanon) – known as al Marri & el Hage Law Offices.
Claudia acts as a legal consultant, litigator, and arbitrator. She works in civil, corporate and commercial cases and transactions as well as business criminal cases and regulatory investigations.
She specializes mostly in construction, contracting, engineering consultancy, property, and real estate, corporate, banking, and M&A. She advises international and local firms on their projects with a focus on the MENA region as well as Europe and all legal aspects pertaining thereto. She has advised and represented clients in litigation, ADR, compliance, regulatory investigations and annulment recourses in relation to disputes and transactions of various nature. She also acts in various jurisdictions in international and domestic arbitration, mainly under ICC, LCIA and QICCA Rules and in ad hoc proceedings. Claudia also advises on all aspects of corporate and commercial matters. Her international law practice provides essential legal counsel to many international, regional and local commercial companies and corporations.
Recognition and Testimonials:
Claudia is recognized by her clients, colleagues and peers for consecutive years namely in Chambers & Partners, Who’s Who Legal, Lexis Nexis Client’s Choice award and other awards for women in Law. .” In its latest edition, Who’s Who Legal Construction 2022 WWL says: “Claudia is one of the most impressive practitioners around” “She is a truly stand out name in the construction industry” Claudia impresses with her approachability, her brilliant language skills and her commerciality”.. She is recognized as “a go-to lawyer”, “the full package”, “an audacious litigator who is utterly charming and decisive”. In the latest ranking of Chambers & Partners – Band 1 in International Arbitration, she was referred to as follows: “Claudia has impressed us at so many levels: she orchestrates arbitration hearings and pleads impeccably, she draws remarkable strategies for the cases and she manages her teams very efficiently.” “She’s very, very good – very capable and very cooperative. She understands how to manage a construction dispute very well
Claudia is the author and co-author of many publications pertaining to international arbitration and litigation (GAR – Lexology – Lexis Nexis – International Journal of Arab Arbitration) and she is often invited as a speaker in various institutional and university conferences and webinars.