Practices

Transnational and Cross-borders Transactions:

We have a thorough experience in working as local counsels in international and cross-borders transactions. The firm has close connection and continuing co-operation with a number of leading global law firms in London, Paris, Brussels, Ottawa and Dubai.

The firm assists both national and international clients in structuring, drafting, negotiating and documenting cross-borders transactions. We also provide legal opinions, due diligence reports and legal advice in relation to Sudanese law aspects of such transactions.

Corporate law:

Corporate law is a core practice of the firm. SKS provides full spectrum corporate law services including:

Finance and Banking:

Shami, Khalil & Siddig Advocates is a leader in this area of law. We assist in structuring and documenting finance transactions with a thorough experience in Islamic finance transactions and products (Murabaha, Mugawla, Musharaka, Mudharaba, Sukuk etc.). Our services extend to cover corporate finance, project finance, syndicated loans, bonds and structured finance. We also assist in drafting, structuring and perfecting security interests packages. The firm recently advised and acted for a number of international banks, syndicated banks, financial institutions, international export credit guarantee providers, security agents, fiscal agents as well as lenders in various types of finance transactions.

Dispute Resolution:

The firm is known for its very strong litigation and arbitration practice. SKS is a tier one dispute resolution firm in Sudan. We are currently handling a number of multi-million USD/EUR disputes pending before the Khartoum Commercial Court and before ad hoc arbitration panels. In addition to practicing in local commercial arbitration and litigation, we assist global firms, as local counsels, in commercial, investment and international arbitration involving Sudanese parties.

General Commercial Practice:

Within this sector of practice of the firm, we provide advisory, transactional and litigation services in:

Public Law:

The firm enjoys an outstanding reputation as a leading firm in the field of constitutional law, administrative law and human rights protection. Our experienced teams successfully conducted litigation in a number of famous reported constitutional and administrative cases.