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Al Tamimi & Company

Corporate & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 2BahrainGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Al Tamimi is a strong regional law firm with an established presence in the Bahraini market, where it acts on large-scale real estate transactions and project financings. It utilises its extensive network to advise on M&A and project development matters, acting for notable international and local clients. The Manama team is also well versed in regulatory matters, in addition to advising on the employment aspects of deals.

Strengths

Sources say: "It is a very good law firm in terms of its regional and local capabilities."

One interviewee enthused: "The lawyers are very approachable and pleasant to work with. They have shown by their tireless endeavours that the work is not merely an assignment, it is something they take on with passion."

Work highlights

An Al Tamimi team led by Rafiq Jaffer and Foutoun Hajjar acted as local counsel to Citibank in connection with the sale of its retail banking operations in Bahrain.

Notable practitioners

Foutoun Hajjar leads the Bahraini office and can frequently be seen acting on investment and M&A transactions as well as restructuring and private equity deals.

Senior associate Natalia Kumar enters the rankings this year, winning recognition from clients and her peers both within Bahrain and internationally. She operates a robust banking and regulatory practice.
"Her commitment to providing legal assistance with zeal and perseverance has ensured an uninterrupted delivery of good-quality service." "She has a very bright future."

Rad El Treki has notable expertise in corporate structuring, as well as advising on private equity and joint venture transactions. He heads the firm's corporate structuring practice in Bahrain.
"Rad is very commercial and breaks down complex matters to make them simple."

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Bahrain

Corporate & Finance: Foreign


Foutoun Hajjar
Band 3
Natalia Kumar
Associates to watch
Rad El Treki
Up and Coming