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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:

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 law with emphasis on intellectual property law.  

Nabilah Karbal, Paralegal

Nabilah is a graduate of 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.


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Announcement: This is to announce the reopening of our Tripoli office. Please call us on one of the phone numbers listed under the Tripoli office address. It is our pleasure to work with you.

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- Speaking at a Conference in Dubai

Dr. Karbal will be speaking on the first day of the “Future Libya” conference which will be held on June 27-28, 2012 at Al Bustan Rotan Hotel, Dubai, UAE.  Dr. Karbal’s topic will be “Navigating the Libyan Investment Law: A Guide to International Investors.” 

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