The Muscat office of international law firm, Addleshaw Goddard, sponsored a meeting of the British Business Forum at the Grand Hyatt on Sunday, 2 February. The event was a great success and attended by a large number of prominent members of Muscat’s business community. Roger Byrne, the head of Addleshaw Goddard in Oman, said: “We are now approaching the completion of our first year in Oman, an exciting milestone for us. Since our launch last April, we have been involved in significant work in Oman and in the wider region. Looking forward, we aim to strengthen our relationships with our clients and contribute further to their success. We really differentiate ourselves from other law firms by the expertise of our lawyers, many of whom are market leaders in their chosen practice areas, the quality of our service and our delivery approach.” Addleshaw Goddard, which is headquartered in London, opened its Muscat office in 2013, following the appointment of Roger Byrne (Head of Oman office and Head of Banking) and Charles Schofield (Head of Corporate), both of whom have practised in Oman over many years and are recognised experts in their practice areas. Addleshaw Goddard Oman is the trading style for Nasser Al Habsi and Saif Al Mamari Law Firm in Association with Addleshaw Goddard (Middle East) LLP. Roger and Charles are supported by Nasser Al Habsi and Saif Al Mamari, partners in Nasser Al Habsi and Saif Al Mamari Law Firm, and a strong team of experienced lawyers. The firm also has regional offices in Dubai and Doha. Addleshaw Goddard has 170 partners and more than 540 other fee earners. As an international firm, it offers a full range of legal services from London supported by offices in Leeds, Manchester, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Muscat, Singapore and Tokyo. This is enhanced with Addleshaw Goddard’s network of preferred firms world-wide.