Charles Russell Speechlys

Corporate & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Distinguished construction and real estate practice, advising on all aspects of the jurisdiction's major developments. Possesses strong expertise in the hospitality sector. Also proficient in its handling of transactions, with specific experience in telecommunications.

Strengths Clients appreciate that the group is "very flexible and always available at short notice." One source also highlighted that the team "provided a quick turnaround."

Other observers are impressed by the firm's "level of responsiveness and experience."

Work highlights Acted for Eagle Hills Diyar on the development of the Marassi Al Bahrain, a large-scale mixed-use development.

Notable practitioners

Paula Boast is well regarded as an "amazing construction lawyer." She has extensive experience working with clients across the board, from contractors and developers to investors and regulators. Interviewees say she "knows the ins and outs, and gets her hands dirty."

Simon Green is based in the firm's Dubai office and is acknowledged for the wealth of experience he has amassed in Bahraini projects. Clients are quick to praise "his deep knowledge of the subject matter, as well as his negotiation skills."