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Sterling Stamp is an international boutique law firm based in London. The genesis of our practice areas comes from the expertise and the diversity of our team of English, French, and Arab lawyers, who have over a decade’s experience in construction, business and litigation fields.
Our solicitors have diverse backgrounds and valuable international experience. As such, our lawyers have intimate knowledge of the African, Middle Eastern, Asian and European legal systems and a solid network of partners throughout the world.
At Sterling Stamp London, our lawyers combine their in-depth legal expertise with flexibility, business intuition and determination to manage the corporate and private clients’ needs and provide them with flawless legal services and the necessary expert advice.
Meet Our Team
Founder and Principal Solicitor
Ihsane is the Founder and Principal Solicitor of Sterling Stamp.
She is a qualified lawyer in England & Wales, having obtained her LPC in 2007 from the College of Law with distinction. She holds a Master’s Degree in Law with distinction from UCL in Belgium and a Law Degree from Caddi Ayadd University with great distinction.
In 2018, Ihsane was shortlisted for the Law Society’s prestigious Excellence Award, the highest accolade for lawyers in England and Wales in the Woman Lawyer of the Year category.
Prior to establishing Sterling Stamp, Ihsane practiced law in different jurisdictions across North Africa, France, Belgium and the Middle East. In her last assignment as Legal Director at the Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA), she led the QFCA’s Legal Department.
During her tenure at the QFCA, Ihsane headed the legislative drafting department and produced the entire suite of QFC legislation. She represented the QFC in a number of high profile domestic and international litigation and arbitration cases.
She also assisted the state of Qatar in various legislative matters including the creation of a PPP legislative framework and a mega islamic bank.
The Law Society describes her “as passionate, relational, concerned, ethical, caring advocate for client’s, values centred, utmost professional, sees the big picture, empowers others, solid facilitator, multicultural, polyglot with strong charisma and presence”.
Trainee Solicitor & Head of Engineering
Hamza joined Sterling Stamp as a trainee solicitor in March 2020. His academic and professional backgrounds are truly exceptional.
Hamza obtained his LLM in construction law and arbitration from Robert Gordon University, and his GDL and LLM LPC from BPP university, with commendation and distinction, respectively.
Before converting to law, Hamza attended the most prestigious engineering ‘Grandes Ecoles’ in Paris where he obtained a master of engineering from ESTP Paris and a master in project management from Ecole Centrale Paris.
Since 2008, he has been responsible for civil, construction and mechanical engineering projects in France, Vietnam, Qatar and Eritrea. His experience encompasses the entire project lifecycle, from early feasibility studies to operation and maintenance. His most recent assignment in Qatar saw him manage an engineering department of 52 architects and engineers, for the delivery of Qatar’s first rail network, with over 100 stations and a budget of $33B.
In 2017, Hamza created and implemented a procurement strategy that saved more than $2B on the railway architectural works which earned him the highest accolade from Qatar Railways Company “The exceptional performance award”.
Hamza is a sharp negotiator, approachable, solution oriented, with mathematical precision and strong attention to detail.
Not only is work and outcome excellent but they are a pleasure to deal with. Few sentences seem inadequate to express my appreciation for your effort on my behalf. You stood up for me, and I am truly grateful for helping me to move on.
They made sure to take the time to get us comfortable in navigating some of the more challenging aspects of the process, and fought hard on our behalf to protect our interests for the long term.
A pleasure to work with, and we look forward to continuing the relationship as our business grows.
They are an outstanding Law Firm. I’m extremely grateful for the positive, hopeful, yet realistic guidance they offered me regarding my case.
My dismissal was a truly life altering and devastating discriminatory experience, The team in charge of my case were consistent with their communication, and took the time to guide me through my options. Their strategic advice provided me with a positive outcome. Their dedication and commitment towards my case has been incredible and I cannot thank this firm enough for their support.
I highly recommend them.
Sterling Stamp was able to handle the debate promptly and professionally with a great sense of ownership.
It’s a boutique firm with quality experience. Sure, Sterling Stamp will be my top option in their field of expertise