Michel, who is a French national, was born in 1971 in Paris, France. He graduated first from Essec Business School in 1993 and from Sorbonne’s law faculty in 1995. He subsequently worked in London for a French law firm and obtained an LL.M. in banking and financial law from King’s College, London. He was admitted to the Paris bar in 1997.
After working in Debevoise and Plimpton in Paris and a French corporate law firm in Avignon, he created his own firm in the South of France in 2000, where he mainly dealt with civil law, corporate law and litigation. Michel joined the ILC group in 2006 to become the managing partner of ILC’s Doha office, International Legal Consultants L.L.C. which was licensed in November 2006 by Qatar’s financial services free zone, the Qatar Financial Centre, to carry out the provision of legal services and other services such as corporate formation and trust operations.
Between 2010 and 2012, Michel was in-house legal counsel with Qatar National Bank.
International Legal Consultants L.L.C.’s areas of activity extend to corporate law, financial and banking law and international commerce generally.
Michel is fluent in French, English and German.
Dr. Zain Sharar
Dr. Zain, an Australian national, is a Professor of corporate and business law at the University of Qatar. He obtained an SJD from the Bond University (Australia) in 2007, focusing on corporate laws and international trade, and holds a JD delivered in 2008 by the Bond University. Dr. Zain has taught Company Law and Corporate Governance at a number of Australian Universities. He is a member of the Australian Employee Ownership Association (AEOA), The Australian Institute of Management (AIM), and the International Commission of Jurists.
Dr. Zain regularly provides advice to board members of numerous Public Companies, and assumes the functions of non-executive director and company secretary in several companies. He assist ILC in matters of corporate law.
Dr. Zain is fluent in Arabic and English.
Dr. Basher Zaghloul
Dr. Basher Zaghloul, an Egyptian national, is a Professor of criminal law and criminal procedures at the University of Cairo and the University of Qatar. He graduated from the College of Law of the University of Cairo and holds a PhD in criminal law delivered by the University of Paris.
The recipient of several academic and professional awards, Dr. Basher regularly publishes articles in specialized publications and is a speaker at international conferences about diverse criminal issues ranging from white-collar crime to human trafficking. He is a member of several professional associations, including the Institute of International Affairs of Cairo University and the Criminal Law Society of Egypt. Dr. Basher is admitted at the bar of Cairo.
Dr. Basher assists ILC in criminal law matters in Qatar, particularly the penal aspects of corporate and commercial laws: money-laundering, misuse of corporate assets, etc.
Dr. Basher is fluent in Arabic, English and French.
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