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Eversheds Sutherland

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 4United Arab EmiratesGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Robust team with a considerable aptitude for project finance. Can be seen acting for clients on the financings for major energy projects throughout the region. Also highly active in trade finance, where the firm maintains an impressive roster of investment banks as clients. Demonstrates a notable prowess in Shari'a-compliant project finance facilities.

Strengths

One client said: "They reply immediately to requests and they're up to date with the best practice for banking in general, and especially the laws and regulations in the UAE."

Another client added: "They provide high-quality review on any legal matters," judging the banking team to be "excellent."

Work highlights

Acted for Jordan-based Classic Fashion Apparel on its receipt of a USD42.5 million loan facility.

Notable practitioners

Clint Dempsey is increasingly respected for his aptitude in both conventional and Islamic project finance. With expertise in acting for borrowers and lenders, he is also well versed in real estate and acquisition finance. One impressed client stated: "His high level of business acumen is critical for us," adding that "he deals with matters in a practical way, with a high level of knowledge and deep involvement."

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Banking & Finance Department

Eversheds Sutherland

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Capital Plaza, Office Tower, Level P7

Corniche Road

PO Box 42182

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates

Banking & Finance


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