Rafi Sajian is a corporate specialist with extensive experience acting on corporate and financial transactions and provides counsel to international clients on domestic and cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate compliance and governance, corporate establishment, restructuring & reorganization, joint ventures and securities matters. Rafi leads our Corporate Department and brings a breadth of Qatar law experience.
Before joining Al-Ansari & Associates, Rafi worked for more than seven years with two international law firms in Qatar. During this time, Rafi gained considerable practical experience and knowledge of Qatar laws and Ministry practice and assisted international clients to establish and negotiate their presence in the country. Rafi has also advised major educational institutions in Qatar on contentious employment matters, and provided counsel on restructuring, licensing and compliance matters.
Prior to relocating to Qatar in 2008, Rafi practiced in Lebanon for five years working for a prominent law firm in Beirut and acted on contentious and non-contentious corporate, real-estate, and commercial matters for international and regional clients and litigated major claims before the Court of Cassation.