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Al-Ansari & Associates
Muraikh Tower, 14th Floor
Al Corniche, Old Salata Area
P.O. Box 24533, Doha-Qatar

Tel: +974 44913355
Fax: +974 4491 3356

Email: ascheerer@alansarilaw.com
Web: www.alansarilaw.com

Andre Scheerer advises both financial institutions, funds, initiators and investors in treasury, traded products, capital markets transactions, investments, lenders and borrowers in bilateral, syndicated, project and asset-based lending, structuring and restructuring, repackaging and work-outs. During his years of practice as in-house legal counsel with internationally operating investment and commercial banks in New York, London, Munich and Doha, Mr. Scheerer has served in specialist, senior legal counsel and legal managerial capacities and roles and has gained substantial transactional and legal & documentation experience across jurisdictions with a rich understanding of relevant financial, corporate, commercial law and governance aspects ranging from Common Law to Civil Law. While serving as group head of legal for Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C. from 2008 through 2012, Mr. Scheerer has developed a proven expertise in banking and financial legal practice and the Civil, Corporate and Commercial laws of the State of Qatar and the Gulf region.

Prior to practicing corporate, banking and financial law in-house, Mr. Scheerer gained expert experience in associate roles with leading US law firms in their Frankfurt and New York offices specializing in structured finance, including project and asset finance, securitization and financial derivatives and traded products.

In his various in-house legal capacities, Mr. Scheerer has advised international banking groups in their merger and acquisition projects both in Europe and the Gulf. Mr. Scheerer has authored various articles and treatises on financial law matters including on financial derivatives and securitization and has been a presenter in international law conferences.

EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • Group Head of Legal, Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C., Doha Head Office.
  • Senior Legal Counsel and Director, UniCredit Bank, Munich Office.
  • Senior Legal Counsel and Director, HypoVereinsbank, London Branch.
  • In-house Legal Counsel, Westdeutsche Landesbank (WestLB), New York Branch.
  • Associate, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP – Attorneys at Law, New York Head Office.
  • Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP – Attorneys at Law, Frankfurt Office.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC).
  • Fordham University School of Law Alumnae Association, New York.

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