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Sudanese Commercial Law Office (SCLO)


Sudanese Commercial Law Office (SCLO) is a full service law firm based in Khartoum, with a presence in the United Kingdom as well. We strive to assist companies across the globe doing business in Sudan by helping them navigate Sudanese law. SCLO primarily focuses on transactional and litigation work related to international business and investments, corporate law, banking and finance, energy, construction, real estate and infrastructure projects, employment law, intellectual property, environmental law, and family law, and we also offer support for diplomatic missions and non-governmental organisations. Our work also includes representing clients resolving disputes through mediation and arbitration.

Our team is entirely bilingual, with the ability to assist clients speaking in English and/or Arabic. We are skilled litigators who consistently aim to deliver the highest quality of professional service to our clients worldwide. The firm’s core values are accuracy, ambition, confidentiality, excellence, innovation and openness, and we honour our commitment to corporate social responsibility through our substantial pro bono work.

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Mr. Wael Omar Abdin (right), with the President of the Law Society of England and Wales, Jo Egan (left) being presented the Practice Certificate as a solicitor in England and Wales 2016.
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Excellence is our ongoing endeavour

Excellence at the Sudanese Commercial Law Office (SCLO) is not a destination, it’s an ongoing endeavour derived and inspired by our wide network of clients.

Throughout our firm’s history SCLO has been able to bring many ventures to life and help businesses grow and thrive. Our philosophy is to provide legal services that enable our clients to make the right business and organisational decisions, complying with the relevant Sudanese laws and regulations.

At SCLO, our integrity cannot be compromised at any cost or under any circumstances. Our clients and partners see our guiding principles in action, shaping all legal services provided by SCLO and driving our ongoing client relationships. Hence, our value promise to our current and potential clients is that we will maintain and adhere to our core values for as long as we exist.

Our team is experienced and prepared to undertake and deliver on our sole mission of providing high quality legal services whenever and wherever our clients need us to assist.

Commitment and focus on our clients’ needs is the ongoing mission of our team, with a concerted effort to offer reliable, strong and continuous client support, and provide undeniably reliable legal services.

Wael Abdin
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Wael Abdin

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Fawzia El-Amin

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El-Amin Omara

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Trusted by

  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Banque Misr
  • BBC British Broadcasting Corporation
  • General Electric Healthcare
  • Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc
  • Hogan Lovells LLP
  • International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Khartoum New International Airport
  • Khartoum State Water Corporation
  • Linklaters LLP
  • McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP
  • Mitsubishi Motors International
  • MTN Group Limited
  • Near East Foundation
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Savana Pharmaceutical Co
  • Sigma Tau International SA
  • TNT International
  • Vallis Commodities
  • World Bank International
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