Dr. Mohammed Janashal  

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Janashal Al Shahry

Founder of Mohamed Janashal Law Office (MJLO),
Advocate with Right of Audience before the Supreme Court,
Advisor in Law and Governance

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Dr. Mohamed is the founder of MJLO office in Muscat in 2005 which is still providing legal services to its clients since then, and is keeping pace with their evolving needs. Dr. Janashal holds PhD in arbitration law from the International Islamic University, Malaysia, his thesis was about “the implementation of foreign arbitration rules in disputes related to Islamic banking and finance”. Before his PhD, Dr. Mohamed obtained his Master degree in International Commercial Law from Alexandria, Egypt, and he earned his LLB from Mohamed-I University, Oujda, Morocco.


As an approved registered lawyer before the Supreme Court in the Sultanate of Oman, Dr. Mohamed has represented many clients, individuals, companies and governmental & non-governmental sides before all levels and types of courts.


For more than 25 years, Dr. Mohamed gained a wide experience in matters of legal, commercial, litigation, arbitration, corporate, governance, Banking & Islamic banking, merger, capital markets, as well as issues relating to civil transactions, contracts and commercial agreements.


In addition to Arabic, Dr. Mohamed speaks English and French.

Mr. Muhammad Sajjad (Pakistan)

Legal Consultant

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Muhammad earned his LL.M in Corporate Law from of Faculty of Shariah and Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad. His core areas of practice are corporate, commercial, transactional, arbitration, contracts and employment matters.

Muhammad was part of the legal team representing the largest public sector entity in Pakistan in ICC arbitration held in Singapore under the auspices of International Court of Arbitration. Later, Muhammad moved to Dubai as Legal Counsel he developed his practice focused on commercial, arbitration, contracts and employment. He represented several clients in arbitration claims arising out of real estate and construction related disputes under the Dubai International Arbitration Center. He has assisted his clients on arbitration matters in DIFC and ADCCAC. He regularly advises his clients on a range of diverse legal matters within the scope of his dedicated practice.

As part of his career, Muhammad has instructed as Lecturer Law at University of Dubai and the prestigious Faculty of Shariah and Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad. During his time in Dubai, he has lectured on HR and legal environment in UAE and developed course module on Legal Aspect of HR & Employment Law for the Center for Executive Development, University of Dubai. He has also published various research articles in internationally recognized law journals.

His time in Singapore, Dubai, Pakistan and now in Oman helps him identify and understand his clients’ specific needs and the best commercial interest.

Mr. Alaa Elemary (Egypt)

Legal Consultant

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Counsellor Elemary has solid experience of work related to both Public & Private International Law represented mostly in International Commercial Arbitration, International Trade Law and laws of Arab states including Egypt, Oman & Qatar. He has studied law in three different continents- namely in Egypt, the United States and Germany. He was sponsored as a Scholar by the United States Agency for International Development (1997-98) and the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation/the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998-2003).

In recognition of his considerable research and endeavours on the WTO Law in general and the WTO Dispute Settlement System in particular, he was generously sponsored by the WTO Secretariat to attend the WTO Annual Public Symposium-Geneva on “Challenges Ahead on the Road to Cancun” through the period from 16-18 June 2003. In 1998, he was Counsel for the Arab Republic of Egypt at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington DC in the arbitration case of Wena versus Egypt: Jurisdiction & Admissibility Phase). 

Having acted as a Counsellor of the CRCICA & an In-House Counsel inter alia for Trowers & Hamlins, Salam International and Giza Systems, he has intermittingly developed a considerable knowledge of the laws of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Sultanate of Oman & the State of Qatar, and has lectured on international commercial arbitration and the legal framework of the World Trade Organization (the “WTO”), the WTO Dispute Settlement System and the administration of justice in Egypt (a program funded by the USAID since 1997). In addition, jointly with Dr M.I.M. Abou El Enein, Back then the Director of Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), he has produced a set of translations into English and Arabic of the well-established principles of arbitral awards concluded under the auspices of the CRCICA and according to its rules of arbitration.

Throughout his long and diverse career Mr. Elemary provided advice on BOT/Concession Agreements, Procurement Law and on legal issues relating to the International Commercial Arbitration, compliance, International Contracts and claims emanating from these and the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreements and WTO Dispute Settlement System. He also has represented local and multi-national clients on a variety of legal issues such as construction contracts, agencies, insurance, shipping, corporate and other commercial disputes. He was also heavily involved as a team member in amending the Egyptian Arbitration Law No. 27/94 and drafting the Egyptian Procurement Law No. 89/1998. Mr. Elemary is fluent in Arabic, English and German and have a working knowledge of French & Spanish.


Mr. Huzaifah Bin Mohamed (Malaysia)

Legal Consultant

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Before joining MJLO in Muscat, Huzaifah served at Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad (MIDF) under the Group Secretarial & Legal Division as Shariah and Legal Officer for ten (10) years where he was responsible for MIDF Group Legal matters as well as Shariah, Islamic Finance and Secretarial task. He is a member of Association of Shariah Adviser in Islamic Finance Malaysia (ASAS).

Huzaifah was part of the coordinators for the Implementation of the BNM Shariah Governance Framework for Islamic Financial Institutions at MIDF Group and was also involved in various Shariah standards set-ups, product development projects and Islamic Securities / Sukuk issuance for the Group.

Huzaifah has experience and expertise in Islamic fund management services, development of Islamic financial products, and Shariah auditing.


Mrs. Sarah Abdul Aziz Shiddo (Sudan)

Legal Consultant

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Sara Abdul Aziz graduated in law from the University of Cairo, Egypt in 1989. As part of her professional career, she has practiced as Public Prosecutor in Sudan. She specialists in corporate, commercial, civil, employment, litigation and arbitration matters. She is also a certified expert in arbitration from Sudan.

As part of her professional career, she has practiced law as a lawyer before all kinds and levels of courts in Sudan where she also acted as a Public Prosecutor at the Sudanese Ministry of Justice. She represented a wide range of clients (individuals, companies and governmental) in commercial and civil cases, litigation in general and arbitration matters. She is also a certified expert in arbitration at the Omani courts and at Khartoum Arbitration Centre.

Sara has a special interest and wide experience in civil and labour cases and distinguished in practice in these areas, earning respect from her clients.


Mr. Siddique Yaseen Ahmed (Sudan)

Legal Consultant

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Siddique obtained his Bachelor of Laws (Anglo-Saxon/Common Law) from Middlesex University, UK.

He gained his experience in law through on- job training in a number of law firms in the Sultanate of Oman, where he earned experience in Omani legal system, especially corporate law, company formation procedures and foreign investment. In addition to that, he has a special interest in corporate governance and development of clients’ business. Currently, he is working at MJLO as a legal consultant.

In addition to Arabic, Siddique is fluent in both written and spoken English.


Mrs. Shadha Mohammed AL Nahwi (Oman)



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She holds a Bachelor’s in Commercial Law from the Modern College of Business and Science in Muscat. She gained experience in legal work after joining the work team and participating in the preparation and review of contracts, agreements, and legal procedures related to corporate affairs, and before that through training in legal offices and specialized training centers. The training phase made her gain experience in commercial laws and corporate governance, in addition to her special interest in applying corporate law, procedures for establishing companies, and foreign investment. Shadha joined the consulting and corporate department as an important addition to the department and a promising one in legal work.

In addition to Arabic, Shadha is fluent in both written and spoken English.

Mrs. Lubna Mohamed Al Shahry (Oman)



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She is a holder of a First Honours Bachelors of law (LLB) from The University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.  As a member of our legal team, she has gained experience and gathered more knowledge around the practice and profession as a whole. Her contributions involved, drafting contracts and helping with contractual proceedings and cases as well as pre-arbitral processing and preparations. Before joining our team, she has also undergone a few training courses and qualifications within the field provided by various international firms and specialised legal professionals in Oman, England as well as Malaysia. She is working on expanding her knowledge and exploring the legal technology area, companies law and arbitration as her main areas of expertise and aspiration.

Lubna is a self-driven and motivated lawyer, who has proven to be an asset to our team throughout her time at our firm.

Lubna speaks Arabic (Mother tongue), English (Flaunt) and Bahasa Melayu Malaysia (good).


Mr. Nabil Ahmad Mohammed Ibrahim (Egypt)

Accounts & Finance Manager


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Nabil is Financial Controller at MJLO. He is a senior accountant by profession and manages the overall financials and accounts of the office. He graduated from the College of Commerce from Mansoura University in Egypt and did his Post Graduation in Certified Management Accountancy at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

Nabil is fluent in English and Arabic, and often acts as the first point of contact between clients and the practice managers from one side, and between the office and various government departments in Oman from the other.

Nabil has been instrumental in the office’s overall management and growth due to his efficient multitasking abilities and friendly relations with clients and various government offices, the qualities considered by the office as crucial for growth of any dynamic organization.


Mrs. Manal Shafiq (Syria)

Operations Management and Translation


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Manal Shafiq has a bachelor degree in English Literature from Damascus University with major in Translation. She obtained a diploma in International Business Administration from the American Academy for Science & Technology (AAST) / Majan HR, Muscat in 2008.

Manal has over 15 years of experience in Oman and UAE in translation, executive secretarial work and management in general. She has ability to streamline operations and increase productivity within a team of assertive and enthusiastic professionals. She also has good communication skills that make business goes easy, clear and practical. Manal has an extensive knowledge of optimization process and she actively plays this role in the legal environment. Her good command in Arabic and English has added to her legal and general translation output, more specialization and professional ability, besides her role in admin and business coordination which ensures a smoothly and efficiently running environment on different levels.


Mrs. Waad Sulaiman Al-Shukili (Oman)

Administrative & Financial Affairs


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Waad has obtained a Bachelor degree in Financial Accounting and Auditing from the College of Banking and Financial Studies in Muscat. She is playing an important role being responsible for Coordination and Reception Section.

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