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Projects & Energy

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What the team is known for

Acts on a diverse selection of projects, including infrastructure, oil and gas, and renewable energy matters, working for both lenders and borrowers. With a projects team centred in Dubai, the firm is noted for its involvement in PPP projects across the Middle East, but particularly in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman. Possesses a wealth of expertise in utilities projects, including wastewater, desalination and solid waste treatment plants. Also has noted experience executing renewable deals using Shari'a-compliant instruments.

Notable practitioners

From the Dubai office, Sohail Barkatali advises clients on independent power, water and energy projects throughout the Middle East. He has regular engagements in Oman, UAE and Saudi Arabia. Sources single him out for his "very impressive in terms of his responsiveness, quality of work and problem-solving ability when we have complicated issues."

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Overview

Our Middle East Projects & Energy lawyers provide our clients with global best practice advice on a local level. We regularly represent project sponsors, investors, contractors, private equity funds, governments and parastatal bodies, international financial institutions, and export credit agencies on some of the world’s largest and most challenging energy and infrastructure projects in the Middle East. We understand all sides of the deal.

We have an excellent track record advising on projects throughout the UAE. Our Dubai-based lawyers regularly deal with local energy authorities including DEWA, ADWEA, SEWA, and FEWA, and know how best to approach them. Our track record extends across the Middle East region to Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

From airports to solar plants, schools to sports stadiums, we have worked on some of the most exciting projects in the region in recent years.

Clients

ACWA Power

AECOM

Alfanar, Saudi Arabia

Bank Dhofar

Bank Muscat

Bank Sohar

CH2M Hill

Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) / Morganti

JGC Corporation

Natixis

Oman Arab Bank

Serco

WTE Wassertechnik GmBH / EVN Group

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Banks

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Utilities

Projects & Energy Department

Hogan Lovells

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Department location

19th Floor, Al Fattan Currency Tower

Dubai International Financial Centre

PO Box 506602

Dubai

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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Middle East-wide

Projects & Energy


Sohail Barkatali
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