Under the Patronage of HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior*

23 – 25 September 2019

Doha Exhibition &
Convention Centre


Maha Lawson

Speaker Name

Maha Lawson


Simmons & Simmons

Maha has experience advising international clients on a range of corporate matters, including incorporation of companies in Qatar, employment, mergers and acquisitions and providing general corporate and corporate governance advice. Maha works with a number of financial institutions in Qatar as well as government related entities. She also interacts with the different regulators in Qatar.

Maha is based in Doha and is an associate in the corporate and commercial department of Simmons & Simmons. Maha grew up in Qatar and attended local schools where she learnt to speak Arabic fluently. She studied law at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle and subsequently completed an LLM in International Commercial Law. Maha completed her training contract with Simmons & Simmons across the London and Doha offices. Maha is fluent in Arabic, Farsi and English.

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