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King & Spalding LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Especially prominent in Islamic finance and regularly acts for leading regional banks, energy majors and pharmaceutical companies. Its Islamic finance expertise is regularly sought out in regard to major construction and real estate matters. The team is frequently mandated on Saudi Arabian work, leveraging its strong reputation in the Kingdom.

Strengths

Sources variously commend the firm for its strengths in project finance and Shari'a-compliant investment funds, as well as for its extensive involvement in Saudi Arabian matters.

Work highlights

Assisted Reem Integrated Healthcare Holdings with obtaining the finance for construction of a healthcare facility on Reem Island in Abu Dhabi.

Notable practitioners

Jawad Ali is King & Spalding's regional managing partner and demonstrates a vast breadth of experience in Islamic finance, private equity and investment funds. His Islamic finance practice covers high-profile acquisition and construction finance matters and sees him act for regional banking institutions as well as clients in the real estate sector.

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Banking & Finance Department

King & Spalding LLP

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Al Fattan Currency House

Tower 2, Level 24

Dubai International Financial Centre

P.O. Box 506547

Dubai

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates

Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance