Our team of attorneys and staff at KARBAL & CO is comprised of many of the best and highly experienced senior lawyers. Our attorneys have decades of experience representing clients in all aspects of law and supported by an excellent staff of paralegals and administrators.
Our team is headed by Dr. Mohamed Karbal, licensed in New York, Dubai and Libya specializes in corporate, maritime and oil & gas laws.
Dr. Karbal's expertise encompasses corporate and commercial legal transactions in the Middle East and North Africa. Dr. Karbal has a vast experience in both private and government sectors in the United Arab Emirates and Libya. Dr. Karbal is capable of providing an exceptional legal analysis while drafting documents concurrently in English and Arabic.
In addition to his experience in the private sector practice, Dr. Karbal has held various governmental positions such as the head of the legal department at the Abu Dhabi Health Authority and Transportation Department of Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Karbal received a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from the University of Missouri-Columbia-Missouri, USA, a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Maritime Law from the University of London, (UCL), a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Law from Indiana University, Indiana, USA.
Dr. Karbal is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK.
In addition to practicing law, Dr. Karbal has held the position of Associate Professor in various American and international universities.
Our team in Tripoli is made up of:
Mr. Ihsan Jalal, Legal Counsel.
Ihsan has been practising law for more than 14 years in Australia, UAE and Qatar. He obtained his Masters of Comparative and International Law, an LL.M., from Monash University/Australia, Bachelor of Laws, LL.B from Victoria University/Australia, an LL.B law degree from Lebanon, Graduate Diploma in Immigration Law/ Victoria University, Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Training/ College of Law.
Ihsan has been admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria and is a member of the Lebanese Bar.
Ihsan specializes in common law and civil law, including but not limited to the laws of Qatar, Australia and the UAE. While at the law firm of KARBAL & CO, he has excelled in private and international law, arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution while the tackling areas of e-commerce, oil and gas, sponsorship, environmental, sports, and contracts law. Ihsan has also advised on intellectual property, company, taxation, construction, employment and commercial law.
Seraj Karbal, Legal Advisor.
Seraj has obtained his L.L.B. from the University of Derna Law School in 2001 and has held since various government posts as a legal advisor. He specializes in commercial and corporate law.
Amal Karbal, Legal Advisor.
Amal has obtained her L.L.B. from the University of London. Amal has a postgraduate diploma (Legal Practice Course) from BPP law school in Manchester/UK. She specializes in commercial and corporate with emphasis on intellectual property law.
Nabilah Karbal, Paralegal
Nabilah is a final year law student at the University of Sorbonne/Abu Dhabi. She has an experience in legal research and she is fluent in French and English.
Ibrahim Karbal, Office Manager and Head of the Translation Unit.
Ibrahim is a graduate of the University of Tripoli/Faculty of Education. Ibrahim pursued in his studies in English in Bournemouth, UK. He held various teaching positions at several universities in Libya while specializing in English literature. Ibrahim has translated many books and has provided technical translation of documents and manuals to prominent Libyan and foreign entities.
Tarek Karbal, Paralegal and Translator
Tarek holds a Bachelor of Arts/English Language from the University of Tripoli. He has held various government positions and provided translation of documents to many clients in Libya.