Representative Legal Matters
Acted for the Shari’a compliant financiers on a AED 1.1 billion construction financing for a hospital, research centre and staff accommodation in Dubai.
Acted for a UAE listed real estate company on a AED 1.5 billion financing for several real estate developments in the UAE.
Acted for Seven Tides Limited on the refinancing of AED 2 billion facilities for the construction and development of commercial and residential real estate across Dubai.
Acted for Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank pjsc on a AED 730 million real estate financing for an Abu Dhabi mixed use project located in Abu Dhabi.
Acted for Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank pjsc on a AED 600 million financing for a large real estate project comprising over 700 residential units located in Barsha South, Dubai.
Acted for the consortium on a financing of the 800MW DEWA solar plant in Dubai (expected to be the world’s largest photovoltaic energy generation on a single site).
Acted for Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank pjsc on a AED 1.2 billion Shari'a compliant construction financing for the IMG Group for the construction of the IMG Worlds of Adventure Theme Park in Dubailand.
Advised Standard Chartered Bank on a AED 400 million hotel development financing for a large UAE based conglomerate.
Acted for a UAE government related entity on a AED 440 million real estate development financing in Dubai.
Acted for PT Axis Telekom on a USD 1.2 billion murabaha financing - this transaction was a first in multiple respects at the time (including the largest Islamic financing ever undertaken in Indonesia and the largest Islamic hedge in Asia).
- England & Wales~United Kingdom (2003)
- Dubai - Registered Legal Consultant
- Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, UK (Islamic Finance Qualification) (2015)
- BPP Professional Education (Legal Practice Course) (2001)
- University of Essex (Bachelor of Laws English and International Law) (1999)
- Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen (Erasmus Prog.) (1998)